California’s Digital Textbook Initiative, Phase 2

The California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) has just released the draft report for Phase 2 California’s digital textbook initiative. This second phase of the initiative covered reviews of digital textbooks on history, economics, social studies, and other social sciences. Phase 1 was announced last spring, and its report was released in August. It covered the hard sciences: physics, chemistry, algebra, calculus, etc. You can find the phase 1 report here.

Do you know the best part about this program? It's a review of free digital textbooks for high schools. I went to high school in California; one of my textbooks was older than me. I'm not complaining, just illustrating their budget problems.

About Nate Hoffelder (11208 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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