There's significantly less than two years to go before Windows XP is unsupported, and of course if you're still running Windows XP in your school, it's worth remembering that Windows XP was probably born before some or many of your students.
But for schools making the shift to Windows 8, there's still a need to plan carefully the migration, and this summer holiday will be one of the first opportunities for many of the classrooms around the country to be updated.
So this resource guide might be perfectly timed:
Basically, it steps you through focused documentation for the five key stages of rolling out Windows 8, and provides information that answers key questions:
The Resource Guide has links to over 70 detailed documents which will help you to understand what Windows 8 does, how to plan the deployment, and what tools are available to make it easier. For an education institution or partner, there are a number of documents which would be especially useful, including information on:
Download the Spring Resource Guide for Windows 8