Industry News

2/5/2014

2/5/2014

Among households with incomes of $30,000 and less, only 54 percent have access to broadband at home, says Kathryn Zickuhr, a research associate with Pew Research Center’s Internet Project. Members of these households are most likely to use internet access outside home—at work, school or a public library.

2/5/2014

As Facebook turns 10, the total number of users among teens remains high, and they are not abandoning the site, according to Pew Research Center surveys. But focus group interviews suggest that teens’ relationship with Facebook is complicated and may be evolving.

2/5/2014

While the profile of founder and former CEO Bill Gates still looms large, the board chose an internal candidate—46-year-old Indian-American engineer Satya Nadella—to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer. Nadella is only the third CEO in Microsoft's 38-year history. For the uninitiated, here are eight things to know about him.

2/5/2014

As a busy CIO or tech director, your time is best spent keeping the district running smoothly—and not getting bogged down by routine tasks and growing to-do lists. Virtual assistant services save you time by allowing you to offload tasks to highly efficient remote workers, wherever you are.

2/5/2014

Courtney Lee Adams has been hired by Lincolnwood School District 74 in Illinois as director of technology. She comes from Medinah Elementary School District 11, near Schaumburg, and replaces Jennifer Anderson, who held the position for about a year before resigning last November.

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April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

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March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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February 13, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

2/5/2014

Seattle school students may feel a little blue today: Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that students won’t get a day off for the Seahawks’ victory parade, even though the parade is an “historic event.”

2/5/2014

Parents across Boston are mobilizing to protest possible budget cuts at their schools for the next academic year, writing letters to school and state officials, turning out at School Committee meetings, and starting a Facebook page to advocate for additional funding.

2/5/2014

Christmas might come a little earlier this year for some public school students after senators approved legislation Monday that would allow holiday celebrations in schools.

2/5/2014

State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.

2/5/2014

The federal School Improvement Grant program targets schools with persistent lower academic achievement and aims to bolster their resources.

2/5/2014

The Oregon Sports Awards have made some dramatic changes since rebranding from The Oregonian Banquet of Champions in 2001 and bringing the show back from a four-year hiatus.

2/5/2014

When it comes to teaching history, nothing destroys student interest faster and more completely than a heavy reliance on textbooks.

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