Industry News

3/12/2013

3/12/2013

Hundreds of North Side residents are asking their alderman, Joe Moore, to publicly oppose the opening of future charter schools in Chicago’s 49th ward.

3/12/2013

Last summer, while some of their peers were at home playing video games, 20 Pflugerville ISD students were learning how to design them.

3/12/2013

A program in Boise schools is spreading, and providing students with a better chance at graduating and going on to college.

3/12/2013

The thought is that the city of Memphis will come up with some amount of funding for the consolidated school district once the schools consolidation crosses over into the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

3/12/2013

If you're itching to tell Portland Public Schools about your educational priorities this month, you're in luck.

3/12/2013

As a free tool, SymbalooEDU, will help Spanish educators stay current with technology development in education while also helping them to survive the current budget cuts in Spain.

3/12/2013

The new SR-series access switches combine cloud-management, on-demand provisioning and secure branch routing to reduce the complexity of today’s “mobile first” enterprise.

3/12/2013

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, will be exhibiting and presenting sessions on BYOD, network development and Web filtering for K-12 classrooms at BrainStorm 14.0.

3/12/2013

On the Kobo website, readers will now find some of ASCD’s bestsellers by notable education authors, including: Charlotte Danielson's Enhancing Professional Practice, 2nd Edition; Eric Jensen's Teaching with Poverty in Mind; and Carol Ann Tomlinson’s How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, 2nd Edition.

3/12/2013

On Monday Governor Rick Scott delivered a check for $15 million to the cash strapped school district as part of the state’s School Recognition Program which gives financial rewards to schools based on sustained or significantly improved student achievement in reading, mathematics, science, and writing.

3/12/2013

Carroll County in east central Ohio is at the center of the oil and gas drilling boom, and the local school district wants to tap into that boom – literally.

3/11/2013

3/11/2013

Last month, Gov. John Kasich made waves with his school-funding proposal. The waves have not ceased ... and local districts are still bobbing up and down in rather deep troughs.

3/11/2013

Built for the Common Core, i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product. To reach one million assessments in less than two years is a testament to the fact that i-Ready delivers a much-needed resource for educators across the country. The 1 millionth assessment was completed by two different students, in two different states at the exact same time on February 26 at 1:55 p.m. EST.

3/11/2013

A new e-book, Social Media in Education: Enhancing Learning and Managing eSafety, from Bloxx, addresses the challenges schools face in harnessing social media information and collaborative learning tools, while protecting students from inappropriate content and dangerous malware.

3/11/2013

Designed to meet the needs of students who are away from the classroom for an extended period due to injury, illness, behavioral, or other issues, K12's HEAL program combines online curriculum, interactive technology, and services, such as instruction by certified teachers and mentoring, to enable students to continue to receive a high quality education, engage with other students, and to maintain their rate of progress toward graduation.

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