Articles: Business & Finance

9/29/2011

States have until Oct. 19 to submit applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge, a competitive grant program to prepare more children, including those from low-income families, for kindergarten. The U.S.

9/29/2011

Nationally, health-care costs are rising roughly 10 percent each year. Costs at the School District of Manatee County (Fla.), however, are rising at a mere 1 percent since the district implemented an employee wellness program, dubbed HealthVantage, three years ago.

9/23/2011

Before and during the tenure of Florida's former education commissioner, Eric J.

9/1/2011

Denver District Judge Sheila Rappaport heard arguments in August in Lobato v. state of Colorado, the first-ever "adequacy case" in Colorado's history.

9/1/2011

An estimated 8,000 people made the trip to Capitol Hill on July 29-31 for the Save Our Schools March.

9/1/2011

Mobile learning is on the rise, and consequently, so is the need for mobile connectivity.

9/1/2011

The tornado struck the small southern town three weeks before schools were to end for the year. Eighteen people were killed, and the damage to property was extensive. All three schools were affected, and the high school was nearly destroyed.

9/1/2011

September is an incredible time to be a school counselor.

9/1/2011

On June 8, News Corp., a media company owned by Rupert Murdoch, snatched two leading school district administrators to head its new education division.

7/1/2011
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School administrators are faced with a wide variety of choices and a huge market when it comes to products and technology.

7/1/2011

The Universal Service Administration Company (USAC) officially announced to the FCC on July 13 that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 (internal connections and basic maintenance of internal connections) requests at the 80 percent discou

7/1/2011
migrant child worker

There are more than 400,000 migrant children working the fields in 48 states across the United States. They begin working as early as age 12, their days begin as early as 4 a.m. and their home moves wherever the crop season takes them and their families.

7/1/2011

New regulations under the California Parent Empowerment Law are pending approval by the Office of Administrative Law in late July and give parents further rights to change low-performing schools.

7/1/2011
teacher with students

This summer, the U.S. Department of Education has teamed up with the Department of Health and Human Services to invest in early childhood learning.

7/1/2011

The editors at DA have been taking advantage of a little extra time that a double issue affords us, talking to our readers at various conferences across the country, as well as checking in with industry experts as we plan our upcoming content.

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