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Further information on the educational applications of telecommunications policy is available from:

  • The Internet Handbook for School Users, a primer for K-12 educators who have little or no experience in cyberspace. Cost: $24 plus shipping. Published by the nonprofit Educational Research Service, 2000 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Va. 22201; (703) 243-2100.
  • "Information Highway: Issues Affecting Development," a report by the U.S. General Accounting Office. Cost: Single copies of the report are free; additional copies, $2 each. Published by the G.A.O., P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, Md., 20884-6015; (202) 512-6000 or fax (301) 258-4066. Request G.A.O./R.C.E.D. 94-285 when ordering.
  • Realizing the Information Future, a report of the computer sci- ence and telecommunications board of the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council on how to develop the National Information Infrastructure as an open network that serves all users. Discusses issues specific to precollegiate education. Cost: $24.94 plus shipping. Published by the National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20055; (202) 334-3313 or (800) 624-6242.
  • "Educational Content on the Big Wires: Partnerships Between Developers and the Cable and Telephone Industries." A white paper on the efforts of cable-television and telephone companies to network precollegiate institutions and provide educational content for the information highway. Cost: $250. Published by the Software Publishers Association, 1730 M St., N.W., Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036-4510; (202) 452-1600, ext. 185.
  • What's Fair? A Report on the Proceedings of the National Conference on Educational Fair Access and the New Media. $14 for a single copy; discount on orders of 25 or more. Published by TECHNOS Press, a subsidiary of the Agency for Instructional Technology, Box A, Bloomington, Ind. 47402-0120.

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