After some parents in Comsewogue School District discovered that their children were bringing home textbooks vandalized with vulgar language they wondered if the value of education was being sacrificed. Other parents went on to complain that their children's textbooks were printed years before the students were born.
, although the numbers are only estimates at this time. With budget constraints and local families stretch to their financial limits, it seems much more discussion and number crunching will be needed before making the idea of e-text books a reality in the district.
Patch wants to know: Do you support changing over to electronic textbooks? Are old textbooks filled with graffiti preventing kids from getting a good education?