One of my partners across the seas Catapult Systems has created a great video explaining why Office 365 is a better fit for education than Google Apps.
No startling revelations here, just plain English.
Mary-Jo Foley at ZDNet details the Office 365 for Education offering from Microsoft: what the features are, the pricing, and what it means for educational institutions.
You can read about it here:
And here at the Office 365 community blog site: