Industry News

1/29/2013

1/29/2013

The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.

1/29/2013

An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.

The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.

1/29/2013

Super Duper Publications has introduced a new card deck — Comprehending Negation in Sentences Fun Deck — to its growing line of Fun Decks to help children understand statements that include the word "not."

1/29/2013

Other than perhaps the opposite gender, nothing so perplexes the middle school student than fractions! Ordering fractions from least to greatest may strike fear in their hearts, but give them a compare and ordering fractions game, and that fear is greatly diminished, as the students' skills improve.

1/29/2013

The Marlborough School Committee on Saturday voted to hire Richard Langlois, head of the Saugus public schools, as the district’s new superintendent.

1/29/2013

In the wake of the Newton Connecticut school shooting, the Statesville Police Department has increased the presence of uniformed officers in all of the city’s schools.

1/29/2013

The three finalists for superintendent in Anderson School District 5 — Harriet Jaworowski, Veta Powell New, and Thomas A. Wilson — possess a combined experience of 106 years in education.

1/29/2013

A group of laid-off teachers are turning lemons into lemonade and opening a private school funded from their own pockets.

1/29/2013

With a 73 percent increase from 2010, in 2012, New York City public schools placed 1,756 orders to pizza joints.

1/29/2013

Fifth-grader Alyx has trouble naming the "absolute coolest" thing about Wilson Focus School, part of an innovative educational model called the Learning Community that provides students opportunities to attend diverse schools in highly segregated areas.

1/29/2013

Although the revision process takes place each year, this is the first time the board has rewritten its policies all at one time.

1/29/2013

Districts have to pay a tuition cost for each student who attends a cyber-school, and the school district currently has $1.2 million budgeted for that sole purpose.

1/29/2013

Gone are the days of squishy grass and pothole-laden school fields: artificial turf fields are becoming an increasingly popular option for districts nationwide for their ease of use and cost-effective maintenance.

1/29/2013

What may get lost this week is that after nearly two decades of expanding choice options in our state, traditional public schools continue to be the choice for nearly nine out of 10 Arizona students.

1/29/2013

As a sportswriter, I’ve seen how open enrollment can create an unhealthy imbalance in the on-field success of teams.

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