National Computer Systems, Inc. (NCS) recently announced that all educators with valid NovaNET system courseware accounts will now be able to gain free access to the NovaNET online curriculum, communications and management network. Teachers with Internet access from their homes can connect to the NovaNET network and check their students’ records, make assignments, and develop new lesson plans. They can also use the online communications features to leave messages for students and interact in real time with other teachers. More information can be found at

This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.