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Ray, Thanks for sharing those details! I think it makes a good argument for
shifting to digital age learning sooner than later.

*Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
* Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
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On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:10 AM, Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]>
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> Funny you ask, I had a vendor reference this to me yesterday.
>
> Vendor said that FCC was calling for no dead tree texts by 2017, haven't
> gotten that far into the document to find that yet.
>
> But more on point to what you were asking Elizabeth.
>
>
> http://www.fcc.gov/document/fcc-chairman-and-ed-sec-discuss-digital-textbooks-edtech-leaders
>
> "A traditional learning environment, including traditional textbooks,
> paper, technology and connectivity, costs an
> estimated $3,871 per student per year;
> ·
> Based on a conservative evaluation, a new learning environment today,
> including digital learning content, devices,
> technology and connectivity, costs an estimated $3,621 per student per
> year.
> ·
> Based on a conservative evaluation, a new learning environment in three
> years, including digital learning content,
> devices, technology and connectivity, costs an estimated $3,811 per
> student per year."
>
>
> R
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:03 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> would be interesting to see a cost comparison between going paperless
>> with a 1:1 Chromebook program and continued use of printing. I wonder how
>> much we are holding back the transformation to digital age learning by
>> supporting/enabling the paper pedagogy.
>>
>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>> * Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer*
>> Google+google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy
>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 7:40 AM, Richard Mallon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> St Johnsbury School has moved/is moving to a mix of copiers in the
>>> workrooms and smaller laser printers in the classroom. The key is helping
>>> teachers understand the copiers are much cheaper for the majority f their
>>> work, and the classroom lasers are there for convenience in the middle of a
>>> class. The lease on new color copiers is less than the old b&w lease. -
>>> RickM
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi - I'm looking at my supplies budget for next year. Yikes. It's
>>>> large, and it's largely toner for laser printers. (Paper is in another
>>>> budget.) Ok, we need to reduce printing. But I also want to reduce the
>>>> price per page. We're using 3rd party toner for all but one of our
>>>> printers. I could go to self-refill to trim that cost. Anyone doing that?
>>>>
>>>> Or I could try inkjet. HP has inkjets with "page-wide" heads that they
>>>> say are fast, as good as laser, and less expensive per page. Anyone using
>>>> those?
>>>>
>>>> How are you reducing your supplies costs?
>>>>
>>>> thanks,
>>>> steve
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