News Update

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.

Loss of FLAP Funding Halts Foreign Language Assessments

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) learned in late December that Congress had cut FLAP grant's final year of funding.

Senseye Activates Mobile Devices With Just One Look

New technology that uses one’s eyes to activate the screen, scroll through Web pages and play games makes its debut.

Health Experts Warn Against Students Consuming Caffeinated Energy Drinks

National health associations warn that energy drinks can be hazardous, particularly among student athletes.

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