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4/11/2013

4/11/2013

Under the terms of the agreement, Knovation will enhance its personalized digital curriculum content solutions and next generation learning engagement solutions by leveraging SideVibe’s expertise and proven methodologies on effective use of digital content in the classroom.

4/11/2013

Of Kentucky’s 174 school districts, the remaining Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is working with Tyler on a migration plan, and will keep its more than 100,000 students and 6,400 teachers on its current, on-premise Munis system until the migration is complete.

4/11/2013

The new division complements MRL’s vision to synthesize high-quality education research and high-quality educational technology research to improve student learning.

4/11/2013

According to the survey, more than a quarter of students believe they will be unprepared to manage their finances upon high school graduation. In addition, students surveyed demonstrated that they do not understand basic financial facts and concepts.

4/11/2013

Educators unveiled new guidelines on Tuesday that call for sweeping changes in the way science is taught in the United States — including, for the first time, a recommendation that climate change be taught as early as middle school.

4/11/2013

As interest in online education rages, these 17- and 18-year-old students at Newark, N.J.’s West Side High are guinea pigs in a global experiment to answer a key but surprisingly elusive question: whether and when it actually works.

4/11/2013

In a math class, they saw five students present different solutions for the same problem, then heard the teacher explain that one strategy of problem-solving might make more sense for one student, or in one situation, than another.

4/11/2013

Facing increased competition for students and the funding that comes with each, many public schools and districts are embracing new ways of promoting themselves.

4/11/2013

The lawsuit alleges the district discriminates "against the girls' softball players by providing superior facilities and equipment to the boys' baseball program than it provides to the girls' softball program."

4/11/2013

The Goshen School Board voted Monday to add Goshen Community Schools to the Central Time Coalition's list of more than 40 Indiana school systems that support observing Central Standard Time in Indiana during the winter and Central Daylight Time the rest of the year.

4/11/2013

Patrick had asked DeLeo to approve an additional $131 million for early education to support higher salaries, professional development, and competitive grants to innovative programs that want to expand.

4/11/2013

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz says social media is a powerful tool and her team plans to use both Facebook and Twitter to send information in real time. She says the Twitter feeds will also include live tweeting of meetings and events.

4/11/2013

As it stands, the Aspen School District defines bullying as “any written or verbal expression, physical act or gesture that is intended to cause stress on students in the school environment.”

4/11/2013

Districts in Silvis, Du Quoin and Pinckneyville are among those that could receive more than a $1 million each within the next three weeks to help them pay off the cost of building new schools and classrooms.

4/11/2013

Superintendent Terry Snyder reported that the capacity construction projects have only received development funds at this point, and the construction has not yet been funded. He said the SFD will make that decision next week.

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