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National Education Technology Plan 2004

This is the Department's 2004 National Education Technology Plan. It is based on input from thousands of students, educators, administrators, technology experts and education organizations. It also builds on the previous reports issued in 1996 and 2000.


Table of Contents

1.  Title Page
2.  Letter from the Secretary
3.  Executive Summary
4.  A Nation on the Move
 
Improvements Will Be Dramatic
Where We Are Today
Who Are Our Students?
What Are They Telling Us?
5.  Tear Down Those Walls: The Revolution Is Underway
 
Success Stories from Schools That Are Leading the Way
State Initiatives45
The Explosion in E-Learning and Virtual Schools
6.  The Impact of No Child Left Behind
7.  A National Education Technology Plan: The Future Is Now
 
Seven Major Action Steps and Recommendations
8.  Conclusions
9.  Appendices
 
Appendix A: Joint Federal Activities Promoting the Use of Technology in Education
Appendix B: How This Plan Was Developed
Appendix C: Acknowledgements
Appendix D: Endnotes

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