Grant to improve accessibility of California digital texts

12/10/2009 | T.H.E. Journal

A $100,000 grant from the Education Department's Office of Special Education will fund efforts by the nonprofit initiative Bookshare to make digital textbooks more accessible to students with disabilities in California. "Those with reading challenges will soon be able to read the standards-aligned digital textbooks adopted under California's first-in-the-nation digital-textbook initiative," said Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. "These textbooks will be converted into accessible formats so students who struggle with reading traditional textbooks have a new opportunity to enhance their education," he said.

View Full Article in:

T.H.E. Journal

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Division Manager, Math & Science
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Sr. Product Manager - Professional Development
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Sr. Product Manager - Formative Assessment Product Line
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide