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[school-discuss] Open Options: Help shape a new K-12 resource
Are you a K-12 educator or student? Do you use Linux or other open
The Northwest Educational Technology Consortium is conducting an
survey on the use of open source software in K-12. Please take this
to share your experiences with other educators.
We're also looking for early adopters to interview and schools to
The survey should take less than 10 minutes, at:
The Northwest Educational Technology Consortium (NETC) is a
center at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), a
nonprofit institution. We are not affiliated with any company or
project. See: http://www.netc.org and http://www.nwrel.org
Our project is Open Options: Making Decisions about Open Source
(OSS) for K-12. We aren't trying to duplicate existing resources for
technical implementation. Our goal is to provide pragmatic
decisionmaking tools. We want to honor educators' efforts to meet
stakeholders' needs, with or without open source.
The Open Options site will launch in late winter 2002 at
http://www.netc.org. It will be a public resource, and will include
survey results. We welcome your suggestions for the site. How should
educators decide whether open source is right for their schools?
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please share this announcement with other educators.