Va. district reverses course on Web-based textbooks

12/11/2012 | Washington Post, The

In Fairfax County, Va., officials have decided to return to paper math textbooks following an unsuccessful experiment with Web-based textbooks. Among the concerns raised by teachers and parents were that not all students had access to computers at home and students found the online books confusing. They also experienced problems when the program was used on Apple devices.

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