Florida Pushes Digital in IM Adoptions

January 2011
Educational Marketer;1/31/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p1
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The article reports on the campaign of the Florida state Board of Education to reform its instructional materials adoption process giving emphasis on digital materials in which all instructional materials are required to be digital in content by 2014 to 1015.


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