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What's Going On

Introduction: A national commitment

High hopes, high hurdles
A vision for twenty-first century schools.
A vision for twenty-first century schools Barriers to success Technology and school reform

An educational technology agenda Creating better content Forging a new curriculum Developing new assessment tools Supporting professional development for teachers Ensuring equity

What's going on: Efforts to deliver computer networking to schools The federal government The states Industry The nonprofit sector Community technology centers

Schools and their communities Teachers Administrators Parents Addressing community expectations Entire communities What's next?

Print and Internet materials of related interest, including resources and schools referred to in this report.

By Christopher Conte
with research and editorial contributions by Jon Berroya, Susan Goslee, Jillaine Smith, and Kevin Taglang

The What's Going On series is published through the Benton Foundation's Communications Policy and Practice project. The series is made possible with funding by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, and the Carnegie Corporation.

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Last updated: 2 November 2000 jss