Will Digital Textbooks Expand the Achievement Gap?

Neeru Khosla, Kevin Carney, Justin Snider, Valerie Strauss, Bethlham Forsa

Digital textbooks are coming, driven by demand for more effective teaching strategies, the need to reduce costs, and advances in technology. But will a move to digital textbooks create a digital divide and expand the achievement gap?

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Kevin Carney is Director of Beyond Textbooks. Bethlam Forsa is Executive Vice President of Content Development and Publishing Operations at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Neeru Khosla is the Co-Founder of the CK12 Foundation. Valerie Strauss is an education writer at The Washington Post. Justin Snider is a contributing editor at The Hechinger Report and teaches undergraduate writing at Columbia University.
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