Industry News

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March 12-15, 2015
Chicago, Ill.

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February 26-28, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

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February 19-21, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

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Sunburst Digital, Inc. announced that it will supply Rand McNally World Atlas, a new online educational resource that delivers dynamic maps with social studies, history and geography content, as well as suggestions for lesson plans and writing connections.

11/5/2014

The head of technology for the nation's second-largest school system has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. Ron Chandler, LAUSD's chief information officer, started in 2010.

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December 4-6, 2014
Long Beach, Calif.

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A $1.9 million state school improvement grant will fund the development of new science labs in nine schools that have received an F or D school grade this year as well as low marks in science on statewide exams.

11/5/2014

A package of bills intended to improve and support New Jersey’s vocational and technical schools got a speedy boost from the Legislature. The final passage was quick by Trenton standards – the bills intended to bolster vo-tech schools and their burgeoning career academies were introduced only five months ago.

11/5/2014

Freire Charter School is trying to open a technology and entrepreneurship-focused high school. It’s the first time in seven years that the School District of Philadelphia is accepting applications for new charter schools and Freire, which runs a middle school and high school in Center City, will be one of those applicants.

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The Pennsylvania district's board voted to hire another person for the district’s technology department, despite opposition from some board members. The board hired Nicholas Gallo as a technology support specialist.

11/5/2014

Three counties will receive nearly $2.9 million to improve technology infrastructure and outfit schools with high-speed Internet. In all, more than 100 Georgia school districts will receive a combined $36.7 million from the state's Connections for Classrooms funding effort.

11/5/2014

Career and technical education (CTE) isn’t what it used to be. CTE encompasses a dizzying array of subjects and skills: Everything from the traditional (auto tech and welding) to the high-tech (graphic design and animation). At the CareerTech Vision 2014 conference, topics include helping CTE teachers sharpen student literacy and coordinate with academic counterparts.

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November 21-23, 2014
Boston, Mass.

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December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.

11/5/2014

School districts may be able to hire teachers who do a better job in the classroom if they change the way they screen job applicants, a study from University of Washington's Center for Education Data & Research concluded.

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