Articles: Business & Finance

Low-income Students to Receive Free Technology Tools

A three-year program launched by Microsoft will ensure that 1 million students from low-income families receive software, hardware and discounted broadband Internet service at home.

Competitive vs. Formula Grants Battle it out for 2012 Ed Spending

With the U.S. Department of Education receiving a minimal increase in allotted spending, the House and Senate have begun debates as to how the money will be spent.

What is the Future of the DOE?

The federal Department of Education has been a source of criticism on the GOP presidential campaign trail.

Promoting Parent Engagement

Several experts offer tips for district leaders wanting to institute powerful programs.

The Ultimate Empowerment Program for Parents

Immigrant parents in Chicago set a precedent for other districts with at-risk children and hesitant administrators.

Reimagining the College Town

The Red Hook (N.Y.) Central School District has been quietly leveraging the possibilities of the college town.

How Much Computing Power Do You Need?

A Web-based computing environment means fewer hardware purchases and a tremendous cost savings.

College Readiness Is Their Goal

Shortly after Superintendent Robert Duron arrived in San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District in 2006, he began to raise the bar.

A Small Community’s Innovative Curriculum Coaches

Lizzy Kloiber, secondary curriculum director of Celina (Texas) Independent School District knew the district needed coaches, and was determined to find a way to pay for them.

Changing of the Guard in Florida

How will the state’s new education commissioner and governor impact K12 momentum?

Courts Hear Colorado Constitution Case

A Denver District Judge heard arguments in Lobato v. state of Colorado, the first-ever "adequacy case" in Colorado’s history.

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