Open-Source Technology: Good News or Bad Idea?

Many schools today are facing a financial crisis. More money is needed in all areas. Add to this concern the fact that the cost of technology continue to increase, while schools are expected to add more and more computers to their classrooms every year. Open-source products offer an attractive alternative to the higher-priced proprietary products of the big corporations, but these alternatives come with trade-offs and pitfalls.

The following documents explore the issue: Should open-source technology be used in place of proprietary products?

For comments or more information, contact Matt Crosslin