When technology views clash.
According to the online survey, which was conducted by the education nonprofit group Project Tomorrow and collected unfiltered views and ideas from over 367,000 education stakeholders nationwide, 66 percent of administrators, 47 percent of teachers and 43 percent of parents say "local schools are doing a good job preparing students for the jobs and careers of the future," but only 23 percent of students who assessed their technology skills as being "advanced" feel the same.
The majority of students polled also expressed discontent over school policies that they say prohibit them from using technology, with almost 50 percent indicating that tools meant to protect them, such as firewalls and filters, are inhibiting their learning. For more of the findings go to www.tomorrow.org.
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|Title Annotation:||Briefings: Technology|
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|Date:||Jun 1, 2008|
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