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  • by rjbs (4671) on 2008.09.05 9:04 (#64764) Homepage Journal

    I'm not sure what you're expecting to happen. They're talking about "creating new schools," which sounds like they mean new buildings. Kids are probably sharing books because the schools are over capacity, which is a common problem in cities. They need more (or larger) school buildings, with staff and books.

    Public domain books would be a great initiative, but making them available online doesn't help children of families that have no access to the internet at home. Beyond that, I can imagine a thousand legitimate cries of, "I wanted to study but the textbook was suffering a DDoS."

    They'll still need to be printed. Let the government seek low bidders.

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    rjbs