The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education

1. From Harvard to Stanford, more elite colleges offer free web courses (Huffington Post)

2. Amazon launches rental textbook service for college students (CNET)

3. What parents need to know about technology in schools (CBS Sacramento)

4. Op-ed: ‘Educational’ online game is great, but my kids are obsessed (Slate)

5. American Association of School Librarians taking nominations for best curriculum-based apps (School Library Journal)