It takes initiative. Folks have been discussing this for 5 years. Steps to make it happen? Identifying them would help.
I'm sitting in a bookstore in Portland Oregon right now contemplating this big announcement and its implicationsSupport on the state level in the form of a 5 year agreement similar to oregon's would be a great startGr
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On Apr 29, 2010, at 12:10 PM, "Drescher, Peter" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:A group of people here at the Vermont Department of Education saw this today as well. Very interesting. Some more discussion is planned. Plus a phone call to Oregon! With our funding situation the way it is and looking to the future funding cycles, I believe this could help in a number of ways.PeterPeter DrescherEducation Technology CoordinatorVermont Department of Education120 State St.Montpelier, VT 05620-2501802.828.5149 (ph)802.828.6563 (fax)Twitter: VTDOE_EdTech
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Subject: Oregon Makes Google Apps for Education available statewideWhy can't Vermont do this? Not to mention, bulk purchases of EVERYTHING--computers, cameras, interactive whiteboards, projectors, switches, servers, etc.? A challenge? Yes. A good VITA-Learn project? I think so!Steve
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