- Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke to the National Press Club and reportedly called for printed textbooks to be retired within the next few years.
- He urged school districts to move faster with digital material adoption as paper books are phased out.
- Duncan's speech also included criticism of the Republican-led House for not investing appropriately in education.
From the article:
Education Secretary Arne Duncan is calling for printed textbooks to become obsolete within the next few years. ...