Why Florida Schools are Going Digital
Source: NPR website, date indeterminate
Schools across the country are contemplating a technology overhaul to meet new, tougher education standards adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia, known as Common Core. Those standards take effect in the fall of 2014.
And Florida schools face a second deadline: By the fall of 2015, half of classroom instruction must use digital materials.Florida lawmakers believe in the advantages of digital learning and have required schools to deliver half of their instruction digitally beginning in the fall of 2015.