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New York Times looks at Idaho’s school-tech reforms, teacher objections

As part of its series “Grading the Digital School,” the New York Times has taken a look at Idaho's school technology reforms, in an article headlined “Teachers Resist High-Tech Push in Idaho Schools.” Reports the Times, “This change is part of a broader shift that is creating tension — a tension that is especially visible in Idaho but is playing out across the country. Some teachers, even though they may embrace classroom technology, feel policy makers are thrusting computers into classrooms without their input or proper training. And some say they are opposed to shifting money to online classes and other teaching methods whose benefits remain unproved.” You can read the full article here.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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