This page will explore options for school districts to become paper free and to eliminate and/or reduce the use of traditional textbooks.



Texas Board of Education: Paving the Way for Digital Textbooks


Reads Like a Book

By Peter West
EdWeek July 28, 2010
For the past century, sheets of paper, imprinted with ink and bound between cardboard covers, have been the state-of-the-art classroom information system.
Small wonder, then, that Joseph Spagnola, the Illinois state superintendent of schools, caused a stir last month when he publicly advocated equipping every student in the state with a laptop computer rather than a stack of textbooks.

The Future of Textbooks: Ebooks in the Classroom