Take a look a report of Joyce Valenza’s piece about OSS and schools. Joyce and I are in school together. Her work for school libraries and internet skills blows me away!
The terms open source and free software are associated with the same revolution. Folks who use the term free software use it philosophically to emphasize the importance of freedom from reliance on one vendor, freedom to see the source, freedom from complicated licensing, freedom from forced upgrades, freedom associated with greater software reliability, and the free support of the online community. A great dialogue is under way, with software developers working in communities to promote the greater good through their exchange of knowledge.
Via Digital Divide.