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Educational Institutions Doing Homework on Open Source Software

Jan 26, 2009, 19:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kristin Shoemaker)

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"The BBC has posted an insightful piece on open source software in schools that not only touches on the strengths of the software, but also the complexities of deploying it in these environments.

"It's not always about cost, upfront or long-term. And while the "new software learning curve" is always mentioned, it's not necessarily learning the software that throws the wrench in plans. It's often the sheer act of timing, planning, and learning enough to make the right choice for schools."

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