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Driving While Texting Kills

Wake Up call for drivers. (Very Graphic)

Driving While Texting KillsBan all guns, cars and cell phones.. If this were about safety this would be the next executive order.

In the United States in 2010, the rate of firearm deaths was 10 people per 100,000, while for traffic accidents it was 12 per 100,000. Firearm-related deaths totaled 31,672 in 2010.

In recent comments against gun control, bloggers, columnists and commentators have said, “More people are killed by cars than guns, but I don’t see anyone calling for a ban on automobiles.”

FCC pushes to replace textbooks with tablet computers in schools

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski and Education Secretary Arne Duncan hosted a discussion on Thursday with technology executives and education groups on the topic of replacing textbooks with tablet computers in schools.

LEAD Commission formed

Building on the National Education Technology Plan released by the US Department of Education in November 2010 and the National Broadband Plan released by the FCC in March 2010, experts from the areas of education and technology have formed the Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission.