Digital textbooks for math, science are approved in California

08/12/2009 | San Francisco Chronicle

Ten digital textbooks covering high-school math and science have been approved for use by a panel of California educators. The Free Digital Textbook Initiative began in response to the state's budget crisis and as a way to promote interactive learning, but some experts worry that schools do not have enough computers or trained teachers to effectively use digital textbooks. Officials plan to approve electronic textbooks for other subjects.

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