Industry News

1/8/2014

1/8/2014

Something that has become abundantly clear in recent years is that whether your future seems bright or dim depends on where you live. Young people in Europe, for example, are facing an extremely tough time and face the prospect of being less prosperous than their parents' generation. But for their counterparts in India or China, expectations are entirely different, with many of them looking forward to a higher income than their parents.

1/8/2014

Michael Leathers was appointed to fill the position of director of educational technology and informational services at Saugus Union School District in Santa Clarita, Calif.

1/8/2014

The discovery this past week of the exposure of highly confidential Loudoun County Public Schools student and staff information should alarm everyone in the Virginia county. It raises serious concerns about the technical expertise of LCPS staff and the security protocols it and its contractors for technology services have in place.

1/8/2014

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

1/8/2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

1/8/2014

Some 73 percent of online adults now use a social networking site. Facebook is the dominant social networking platform in the number of users, but a strikingly large number of users are now diversifying onto other platforms.

1/8/2014

Ever listen to a technology demonstration where the introduction takes forever, and the actual presentation starts your eyes blinking uncontrollably, and even your hair hurts trying to understand? Most times we make technology too difficult by making it too complicated.

1/8/2014

Four years into his fifth grade teaching career in a small rural district in Texas, Todd Nesloney felt burned out and ready to quit. Like many young educators, he had become frustrated and disillusioned with the state of teaching in the public school system. Then a colleague asked if he’d ever heard of flipping.

1/8/2014

Midyear adjustments in state aid for Tulsa-area districts came in mostly as expected, but an overall reduction in per-pupil expenditures still stings, school officials say.

1/8/2014

Portland Public Schools and its teachers union were unable to reach a deal despite a 21-hour marathon bargaining session, and both sides are now figuring out what to do next.

1/8/2014

Proponents of a voucher-like program are preparing to make them available to more than 400,000 students statewide now that court challenges to the initial program have been rebuffed.

1/8/2014

In a state besieged by budget cuts and where per-pupil spending is among the lowest in the nation, dozens of schools converted to charters in the 1990s and 2000s in search of a funding boost.

1/8/2014

As public schools nationwide embrace instruction via iPads, laptops and other technologies, many are realizing they lack the necessary broadband speed to perform even simple functions.

1/8/2014

Interim Superintendent Dave Lopez unveiled a proposed 6-month transition plan for consideration by the school board that includes a recommendation to overhaul the district's administrative structure by relocating about 100 employees to individual schools to improve responsiveness.

1/8/2014

During the past three years, myON has experienced unprecedented growth, ripe with industry awards and honors as well as development and statistical milestones, but supporting more than 3 million students surpasses any honor that can be given.

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