British parents would use technology to track children's progress

06/7/2007 | BBC

A poll of 2,000 British parents found some would like webcams in their children's classrooms to help track their progress, electronic alerts if their children don't show up for school and video lessons that could be played back to help with homework. "For parents, it seems that services [that] allow them to play more of an active role in their children's education ... would be the most popular," said Jayne Nickalls, director of the government Web site that conducted the survey.

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