TITLE

News briefs

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;08/06/97, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features various news in education in the United States. Expectation on the technology funding bills for school districts of the US Senate and House of Representatives; Co-developmental deal signed by school technology integrator IBM K-12 and Turner Learning; Terms of the deal signed by entertainment and publisher software publisher Broderbund Software and Encyclopedia Britannica for Broderbund.
ACCESSION #
177603

 

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