Industry News

4/1/2013

4/1/2013

Kendra Tiedemann's 8-year-old son has been carrying an epinephrine injector with him since he was 3. But the Franklin mother says not all children may have the so-called EpiPen, a device designed to quickly treat serious allergic reactions.

4/1/2013

What is lost in the debate over how to protect our most vulnerable students is the need to keep security and education separate and distinct.

4/1/2013

Casio America, Inc. is pleased to announce the fx-CP400, which is the latest advancement in the company’s ClassPad series of graphing scientific calculators.

4/1/2013

This tool helps teachers accurately identify student competency levels in relation to CCSS and provide supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation and practice to help students in grades K-8 achieve mastery.

4/1/2013

The Bretford MOTIV Stool (EDUMSKL, EDUMSKLC, EDUMSKH, EDUMSKHC) is for mobile, temporary seating ideally where other MOTIV soft seating is used.

4/1/2013

Along with the joys of fresh air and warmer weather comes the threat of thunderstorms and lightning, and there are clear steps everyone can take to ensure a safe environment.

4/1/2013

More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.

4/1/2013

The education reform industry and their privatization efforts that have virtually destroyed the public education systems in Chicago, Philadelphia and New Orleans have been quietly, and not so quietly, targeting the Twin Cities.

4/1/2013

As Newark’s school advisory board candidates hash out their positions in the run-up to the April 16 election, a change in tone has emerged from a slate once known for its opposition to charter schools.

4/1/2013

While Oklahoma legislators have spent much of the session so far publicly debating school safety and whether to allow armed teachers in schools, the discussion that educators and administrators are really interested in is taking place behind closed doors -- how much money common education will receive in next year's budget.

4/1/2013

When Mayor Nutter presented his $3.75 billion budget proposal two weeks ago, it did not include additional money for the cash-poor school district.

4/1/2013

During his 35 years as a Georgia state investigator, Richard Hyde has persuaded all sorts of criminals — corrupt judges, drug dealers, money launderers, racketeers — to turn state’s evidence, but until Jackie Parks, he had never tried to flip an elementary school teacher.

4/1/2013

Camden, New Jersey, is not an easy place for a kid to grow up in.Just ask 15-year-old Destinee Williams."Camden has this reputation of being dangerous because you can walk outside at 3 in the afternoon and hear gunshots," Destinee said. "Gangs and drugs are a huge deal. Kids get into gangs to feel safe so they won't get killed."

4/1/2013

As school districts struggle to find ways to pay for technology upgrades to administer a new slate of standardized tests, the Jefferson Parish superintendent says it could cost up to $40 million to fully equip the district.

4/1/2013

Curtis Johnson cried when he heard that the public school where he works as a security guard and where two of his children are students will close at the end of this school year.

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