Providing free communications systems to schools, is a Web-based, teacher-driven system that includes e-mail, calendar and scheduling features, a resource center, a managed discussion area and Web pages. Using this system can save schools a considerable amount of money that would normally be spent on purchasing systems that provide similar functions. The system gives administrators an efficient communication management tool and provides teachers with innovative resources along with the training to make the most of them. Parents are given convenient communication tools to allow greater dialogue with their children’s educators. For more information visit

This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.