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ERIC Number: EJ790369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0277-4232
Districts Weigh Benefits and Drawbacks of Setting Up Student E-Mail Accounts
Ash, Katie
Education Week, v27 n31 p1, 16 Apr 2008
Some school districts hoping to improve communication and student engagement in learning are taking a step many educators still view warily: providing students with their own e-mail accounts. However, making e-mail a regular part of students' school lives raises a host of concerns about inappropriate use. In addition, many teachers doubt that the benefits will outweigh the headaches. This article reports how more school districts are finding that providing e-mail services to students are paying off.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A