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NETC Announces Open Options Website

Contributed by on Apr 25, 2003 - 12:35 AM

The Northwest Educational Technology Consortium at NWREL is pleased to announce the immediate launch of Open Options: Making Decisions about Open Source Software for K-12 in support of K-12 decision-makers. Grounded in extensive survey research and interviews with current users, the Open Options Web site provides analysis of the arguments for and against the adoption of open source software in K-12 settings and offers suggestions about how to decide if it's right for you. Included is advice for talking with stakeholders and taking the next steps.

Whether or not you're currently using open source, we invite all K-12 educators to review this Web site and share your comments and insights on a short survey:

If you are using open source in K-12, we invite you to take our new, revised user survey:

Open Options Web Site

(NETC is not affiliated with any software vendor or open source software project. It is a federally-funded center at the Northwest Educational Regional Lab (NWREL), a private, nonprofit institution.)