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The Internet and Education

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Almost every American student in K through 12 now has access to a computer. But public school districts are desperately short of money. What do they do in the Internet Age? They lay off librarians. Sara Scribner is one of several librarians who’ve received pink-slips in Pasadena. She says the real losers are students who need what she calls "Internet literacy."  We hear from Scribner and others on whether the Internet is turning our kids into experts or idiots.

Credits

Guests:
Sara Scribner - Librarian, Blair International Baccalaureate School, Jeff Jarvis - City University of New York / BuzzMachine - @jeffjarvis, Natasha Lipson - Senior, New Roads High School, Delaram Ahmadyveasi - Junior, Beverly Hills High School, Andrew Keen - tech-industry commentator - @ajkeen

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Darrell Satzman, Frances Anderton