The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual report cards Oct. 31, which show various types of information about Illinois public schools, ranging from test scores to spending per-student to demographics.
One final steel beam was lifted by crane Tuesday morning and placed on top of what will soon be the new Greenfield High School — a sign, to the people standing on the ground below, that the project continues to go as planned.
Atlanta Public Schools’ former technology director is scheduled to go on trial Dec. 2 on bribery and fraud charges. Federal prosecutors claim Jerome Oberlton, who worked as the school system’s chief information officer from 2004 to 2007, used his influence at the school system to award a $780,000 computer project and score a profit from the deal.
This fourth edition of the handbook provides comprehensive research reviews of new developments in educational technology. It includes examples to guide future research in ed tech, and references to point readers toward the most recent research in the field of educational technology.
School tech directors work hard to introduce tools that are similar to the ones students are using at home, to increase adoption and relevance. Here are five of the latest websites and social networks teens are using today.
Just 39 percent of public schools have wireless network access around the entire school. However, within five years, President Barack Obama’s ConnectED initiative hopes to change all that by connecting 99 percent of America’s students through next-generation broadband and high-speed wireless networks in schools.
If the United States is to prepare its students for success in the modern technology-driven world, more classrooms—in both Rhode Island and the whole nation—need to embrace higher learning outcomes for students made possible by integrating modern technology and quality teaching to create robust digital learning.
The Tuscaloosa Board of Education unanimously approved Dennis Duncan as the Alabama system’s new director of career technical education. Duncan has been with the Bibb County School System since 2004, having served as a principal and director of career and technical education.
The Center for Copyright Information—backed by copyright groups like the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, among others—is currently developing a curriculum in California to teach elementary schoolers the value of copyrights and the dangers of piracy.