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As part of Microsoft’s Office Online trial program to K-12 education customers, The will offer Office 2000 to schools over the Internet. Online access to this program will help school districts meet the challenge of deploying and managing software at many, often geographically scattered, locations. Using Office Online, central office IT personnel can ensure access for students, teachers and staff at all schools at once. The pilot is a part of the companies’ effort to help schools build “connected learning communities,” enriched educational environments where technology expands opportunities for learning. For more information on this program, visit

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