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Re: [school-discuss] Article: "Educating Tux: case studies of Linux deployments in high schools around the world"
i read it and found the most interesting, informative
info within the readers' comments on page three.
the "mixed bag" part has to do with teachers and
administrators resisting any change away from what
they've already learned (windows). as to intrinsic
experiences with F/OSS, i read the article as presenting
only positives, no negatives.
On Mar 10, 2008, at 9:27 AM, Bill Kendrick wrote:
I saw this posted to a LUG list, but hadn't seen it here:
"Educating Tux: case studies of Linux deployments in high schools
around the world"
iTWire, March 6, 2008
"Linux has a lot to offer cash-strapped education
departments. It's free, for one thing. It is naturally secure with
distinctly non-privileged accounts and it is easily centrally
administered. However, the experiences by schools that have gone
route are a mixed bag. Let us investigate some and see what lessons
Haven't read it all myself, yet. Keeping an eye on a baby at the park
at the moment ;)