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Sophie Howard, a third-grader at Lowell School, works on her Web page in the computer lab.
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(Keith W. Jenkins)
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Elementary Ed
Learning to Be Wired 
For at least a decade now, it has been impossible to discuss the subject of education -- even at the elementary school level -- without reference to the potentially transforming power of computers.

High School
Not Your Father's Shop Class
Information technology has found its place alongside updated shop and construction classes in area high schools. Vo-tech is going high tech, and students striving for industry-sponsored certifications hope they will lead to internships, colleges and big salaries after graduation.

Higher Ed
Taking Classes To the Masses
Fathom, a for-profit company started by Columbia University to offer courses over the Internet, has a different tone from the rest of the university, only partly because Fathom's offices are half a city away.

Class Struggle
In the Beginning...
Two decades ago, we thought, technology would bring a new era in education. Learning would be interactive and participatory, tailored to individual needs and skills.

The Search for Intelligent Life Online
While some of the business models of the last few years have failed, there's no question that the World Wide Web is still one of the greatest resources ever created for students who need help on a term paper or a science project.

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