Monday, August 29, 2011

Educators, press and activists gather to hear about digital learning

Richard Innes
Earlier today a press conference was held in the media center of Boone County's Conner High School to mark the release of Digital Learning Now!: Obstacles to implementation in Kentucky

Among several speakers was author and Bluegrass Institute education analyst Richard Innes and Dr. Dewey Hensley,associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of District 180. Other attendees included Bluegrass Institute CEO Phil Moffett, Lt. Governor candidate Dea Riley, and Boone County Schools superintendent Randy Poe.

Dr. Dewey Hensley
The report outlines a set of Kentucky-specific recommendations regarding the enhancement of digital learning in our schools.
There was a lot of excitement about the future of digital learning in Kentucky and its potential as well as much discussion about the obstacles to effectively implementing it.  Members of the press, education groups, educators, and citizen activists gathered to support the education of Kentucky's children!

You can download the entire report here.

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