IDC conducted interviews with 10 school systems located worldwide that are using
Chromebooks to support teaching and learning. This Business Value paper documents the findings of this research. Adoption of technology in schools has shifted into high gear as hardware costs have declined and a new generation of applications geared toward education has sprung into existence. This convergence of software and devices has led educators to more fully embrace technology and has led students to become more engaged in their education. In school districts across the United States, the end result has been measurably improved student outcomes.