ZDNet UK: Becta Fails the Open Source Test
Mar 07, 2006, 19:45 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The UK government agency responsible for the use of IT in
education has been accused of inconsistency in its strategy towards
open source, following the discovery that it has omitted many open
source products from educational software databases.
"Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology
Association, published a report last May which concluded that
primary schools could cut computer costs by nearly half if they
stopped buying, operating and supporting products from software
vendors such as Microsoft..."