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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Free software K-12 schools and colleges

From: Will Hill
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Free software K-12 schools and colleges
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 17:22:28 -0500
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In the US, Charlie Reisinger has made some progress in the Penn Manor School 
District.  I think there s some non free software in the mix but his program 
is a step in the right direction.  Here are some notes and links I have kept 
about it.  Best of luck, wherever you are.

Set up a one GNU/Laptop per child program at Penn Manor High School 

Program might be thwarted by CIPA  the Children’s Online Protection Act  which 
requires censorship software on every student laptop.

This page has policy documents that conform with that nasty law.  The titles 
look just like my daughter's in Alabama. 

Actually CIPA  Children's Internet Protection Act  not COPA. 

Open Source Evangelist, Lancaster PA 

A K12 EdTech veteran, Charlie is the IT Director for Penn Manor School 
District in beautiful Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Follow his antics on 
Twitter and his adventures in open source education on the PM Techblog.    

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9/9/2014  you attempted contact 

Asked him about high school filter that blocked

History of project:  Started with gradebook and LAMP.  "Our first big bet on 
open source as a virtual classroom platform was Moodle. We deployed WordPress 
or classroom blogging and school web pages  brought in Koha to modernize our 
library system  selected sipXecs for our phone system and ownCloud became our 
private cloud platform and teacher backup system."  Replaced macbooks with 

Other news about this program
Linux Action Show 

On Friday 27 January 2017, Ineiev wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 05:55:25AM -0500, Vito Torleone wrote:
> > Can anyone provide a list of K-12 schools or colleges that use only free
> > software in their work with students?
> Just a guess:

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