Articles: DA Archive

7/1/2010

In a first-of-its-kind move, three school districts in Illinois have bonded together to be in the business of wind power. Their joint project not only could benefit the environment but could save millions of dollars.

7/1/2010

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Discovery of gold kicks off California Gold Rush.

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United States admits California as the 31st state.

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California legislature creates state board of education.

7/1/2010

The best place to raise a child in Arkansas, according to Bloomberg Businessweek, is Springdale, a bustling community with a strong agrarian heritage in the northwest corner of the state. The headquarters of massive corporations such as Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart and J.B.

7/1/2010

A new informal federal survey has found that for many districts, budget cuts have had a profound effect on school safety and security measures.

7/1/2010

Imagine online learning communities. Personal learning networks. An Internet device for every teacher and student. Ubiquitous access to the Web.

7/1/2010

A weak economy paired with a national push to improve reading and math as well as other core subjects has left an important skill behind in K12 classrooms—digital media literacy.

7/1/2010

A small pilot study to test the effectiveness of a new type of virtual learning that some K12 districts are using has found that student motivation is the best indicator of success.

7/1/2010

According to a new report from Blackboard Inc.

7/1/2010

A new partnership between Dell and Moodlerooms brings cloud computing, software and open source technology together in the classroom.

7/1/2010

The gulf drilling explosion on the Deepwater Horizon caused an unprecedented disaster that left experts scrambling to discover the elusive solution that will halt the unceasing flow of pollutants.

7/1/2010

On August 1st, the National Collegiate Athletic Association put into effect new standards for online courses high school athletes may take.

7/1/2010

When Manuel L. Isquierdo joined the Sunnyside (Ariz.) Unified School District (SUSD) as superintendent in 2007, school board president Louie Gonzales let him know that there was no time for a honeymoon period. He had to hit the ground running.

7/1/2010

From the glamour and glitz of Hollywood to the technological hub of Silicon Valley, from the majestic Redwoods to the surfers off the Malibu beaches, California is a state of contrasts in many ways, including its politics.

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