TITLE

California Reviews 20 Titles In Digital Initiative

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;6/22/2009, Vol. 40 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the submission of 20 mathematics and science titles by nine content developers for review under the California Digital Textbook Initiative by California Learning Resources Network. It says that Pearson submitted digital titles in algebra two, biology, and chemistry in the initiative to put digital textbooks in the classrooms. It adds that the initiative was launched by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in May 2008 to promote the interest of students and save money.
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58834192

 

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