News Update

Fundraisers Fuel the New Tech Network Schools

Communities, not schools, fund the New Tech Network.

Social Media Takes on Fundraising

Move over Groupon and Living Social; Schoola is the newest deal-of-the-day Web site, and its mission is to help schools raise money.

She’s Back: Rhee Organization Pushes Legislative Reforms

Rhee’s grassroots organization, StudentsFirst, is ready to persuade state legislators to reform K12 education.

FCC Issues Mandate to All Two-Way Radio Users

More than 50 percent of call signs still need to be narrowbanded to meet compliance by Jan. 1, 2013.

Climate Change Is the New Evolution Debate

The decision to include this discussion in the curriculum and how to tackle it has been largely left to states and individual districts.

Bus Route Errors Lead to Massive Tardiness in Boston

Persistent tardiness is rampant in Boston Public Schools as a result of miscalculated bus routes.

Minneapolis Guidance Department Boosts Grad Rates With Online Tool

How Naviance improved Minneapolis’ rate of college-bound graduates.

People Watch

NEA Offers New Tool to Clear Up 403(b) Plan Confusion

The industry-led Transparency Taskforce and the NEA release 403(b) tool.

Penn. Charter Demands Fair Funding

The Chester Community (Penn.) Charter School announced that it has filed suit against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania seeking $3.8 million in overdue funding.

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