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The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation emphasizes the importance of
leveraging the power of technology in all areas of K-12 education, from
reading to science to special education. As a result, education leaders at
the state and local levels are expected to develop plans that effectively
employ technology to enhance learning and increase student achievement.
Accurate, up-to-date information about using technology to improve
curriculum, assessment, and teaching is vital to inform educational leaders
as they plan their NCLB programs.

In response, the Northeast and Islands Regional Technology Consortium
(NEIRTEC) has created a series of Technology Briefs for NCLB planners. The
topics of these Technology Briefs were selected to reflect the U.S.
Department of Education requirements for state and local applications, and
they provide NCLB planners with effective strategies, key questions to
consider, and selected resources that will inform the application and
planning process.

Go to: http://www.neirtec.org/products/techbriefs/default.asp

Tracey Pearson
WebManager
on behalf of
Philip Hyjek
Information Technology Specialist
VISMT/The Vermont Institutes