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Gov. Schwarzenegger Launches First-in-Nation Initiative to Develop Free Digital Textbooks for High School Students

The Office of the Governor announced Wednesday an initiative to bring open textbooks to California high schools:

"'As California’s budget crisis continues we must find such innovative ways to save money and improve services,' said Governor Schwarzenegger. 'California was built on innovation and I’m proud of our state’s continued leadership in developing education technology. This first-in-the-nation initiative will reduce education costs, help encourage collaboration among school districts and help ensure every California student has access to a world-class education.'"

Read the press release in full here.

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Comment by Alyson Jones on May 12, 2009 at 4:02pm
Thanks for the link, Vanessa!

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