Commitment to Action

Bookshare.org for Education

Commitment by

Benetech

In 2007, Bookshare committed to providing free access to high-quality accessible educational reading materials and the supporting assistive technology to students in the United States of America with a print disability such as blindness. This commitment aimed to help level the educational playing field for these students and the goal was to serve 10,000 students and add 5,000 new books to the online library by September 2008.

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Commitment

Bookshare.org for Education

Launched

2007

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$6,500,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Benetech

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education