CRN : Breaking News : MSDN Tries To Get 'Em Young : 8:22 AM EST Fri., Apr. 09, 2004: "Microsoft wants to get to new programmers early.
A new low-cost MSDN subscription for high school students and teachers will be available starting this summer. The $299 fee covers Visual Studio.Net Academic Edition, Visual Studio 6.0 as well as access to 'e-learning,' documentation, training and support. That fee covers all students, all teachers and all school computers. Students enrolled in at least one related for-credit course can also load the software on their personal computers. "