The department at the French Ministry of Education that is handling purchasing of software and software licenses is increasing its Open Source offerings to some 1.5 million teachers and education workers in 250 institutes France.

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GNU/Linux World Domination for the Wrong Reasons

Teachers should learn the free softwre philosophy before using GNU/Linux; i just don't see the point in using Free Software without understanding its philosophy...

France: Education Ministry encourages M$ Office 2007 use for no cost (gratis):
* www.officepourlesenseignants.fr
* http://www.microsoft.com/france/education/prim-sec/enseignants/office/ho...

Why schools should exclusively use free software:
* http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/schools.html
* http://www.fsfe.org/en/fellows/ciaran/ciaran_s_free_software_notes/trans...

GNU/Linux World Domination for the Wrong Reasons:
* http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/12068_3733286_1