Industry News

4/16/2014

4/16/2014

New York science-certified high school teachers will be able to take STEM graduate courses through a joint program run by NASA and Teachers College, Columbia University while working with pharmaceutical company Regeneron. The 10 fellowship recipients will be mentored by Regeneron scientists on projects.

4/16/2014

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's awards totaling $1.1 million are being given to five clean-energy training programs that will help prepare high school students for post-secondary education and careers in energy efficiency, renewable energy and advanced technology.

4/16/2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

4/16/2014

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

4/16/2014

Fuel Education launched a new online curriculum designed for middle school students. Available on a variety of platforms and devices such as the iPad, Chromebook and Android, FuelEd’s Online Courses for Middle School enable teachers to personalize learning for students in an online or blended learning environment.

4/16/2014

Guilderland Central's district, again faced with reduced aid and a state-set levy limit, continues to make cuts in its proposed $92.1 million budget. Next year’s spending plan would eliminate roughly 35 jobs. A number of the reductions are driven by an expected drop in enrollment next year, continuing a downward trend.

4/15/2014

4/15/2014

Madison School District superintendent Jennifer Cheatham concedes that administrators made mistakes in acting to remove a respected African-American teacher from a leadership position at a struggling southwest side elementary school.

4/15/2014

Students taking the California Standards Tests are engaged in a nationwide “test of the test,” applying the testing software in an attempt to head off any technological crises. The new structure of the tests also requires districts just starting to recover from years of economic hardship to invest in new technology, from network infrastructure to computers and tablets to peripherals.

4/15/2014

Doris Candelarie's success at Sanchez Elementary School in Boulder Valley, Colo. recently earned her the title of 2014 Colorado National Distinguished Principal of the Year. The award, given by the Colorado Association of Elementary School Principals, honors elementary principals who have exhibited "extraordinary leadership, commitment to their students and staff, service to the communities, and contributions to the overall profession."

4/15/2014

His qualifications and experience were so exceptional, new Fairview Park City Schools Superintendent Geoffrey Andrews was the only candidate interviewed by the Board of Education. More than 30 people applied for the position, but it was one and done once board members met him in person.

4/15/2014

Social media has eroded young people's privacy—and advocates are trying to win it back.

4/15/2014

The issue of who gets laid off at low-income schools goes to the heart of whether the students with the greatest needs, because of poverty and language barriers, will be taught by excellent teachers.

4/15/2014

After decades of adhering to a top-down bureaucratic paradigm, New Jersey is one of many states that is starting to develop a diversified model of education delivery. Instead of a one-size-fits-all system, we’re evolving toward a portfolio of options for students that includes both traditional schools and independent public charters.

4/15/2014

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Saturday called for a “back-to-basics approach” to educating New York City’s 1.1 million public school students, and said she would work to reduce class sizes, curb the use of suspensions and pair more local universities and cultural institutions with public schools.

4/15/2014

The GOP-led House voted mostly along party lines Wednesday to allow students living within Cleveland city boundaries to obtain an EdChoice Scholarship if the Cleveland Scholarship Program is full.

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