Sunday, December 28, 2008

Independent Audit Cites Benefits of 'Classrooms for the Future'

Thanks to Sharon Geary for sharing the following news item:

HARRISBURG - A newly released independent audit of the Department of Education's Classrooms for the Future initiative underscores the program's effectiveness as a teaching tool, said Education Secretary Gerald L. Zahorchak.

Auditor General Jack Wagner released a review of the initiative this afternoon to reinvigorate high school classrooms through technology and teacher training, and the findings support continuation of the three-year-old program, the secretary said.

"This audit confirms what so many high school students and educators already knew: Classrooms for the Future is a cutting-edge, cost-effective way to help challenge our students and better prepare for success beyond high school," Zahorchak said.
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