Industry News

2/20/2013

2/20/2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to Saturday, April 20, 2013
Denver, Colo.
2/20/2013

The School District of Philadelphia has revised its facilities master plan that would close or merge dozens of city elementary, middle and high schools.

2/20/2013

Sunday, April 28, 2013 to Wednesday, May 1, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

2/20/2013

Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS).

2/20/2013

Some Downers Grove elementary school students could see a significant dip in their performance on standardized tests this year, a byproduct of a more difficult state exam and higher passing requirements for 2013.

2/20/2013

Logical Operations, the market leader in instructor-led training (ILT) materials in Information Technology and related business topics, is the first ILT publisher in the world to have earned ProCert Labs' prestigious Classroom Excellence Award.

2/19/2013

2/19/2013

Texas State Board of Education Chairwoman Barbara Cargill appears to be headed toward confirmation by the state senate after winning approval Monday from the Senate Nominations Committee. If Cargill is confirmed by the full Senate, it would mark the first time since 2007 that a state education board chair has cleared the upper chamber.

2/19/2013

View the on-demand presentation to learn the keys to a successful blended learning implementation.

2/19/2013

As government entities, school districts and parents are searching for increased comprehensive security measures for their schools, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is providing its local Security and Safety Consultants (SSCs) with increased tools.

2/19/2013

The Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.) District has added a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts™ to its existing K12 Alerts service allowing individuals to quickly, easily and anonymously report urgent information that they may otherwise be uncomfortable conveying.

2/19/2013

The Guide, available online and in print, includes an interactive web tool that enables parents to search their neighborhood elementary schools to compare with others in each district, and across the city.

2/19/2013

LearnSmart, originally developed by McGraw-Hill Education with Area9 for the higher education market, will assist schools and teachers in overcoming one of K-12 education’s biggest challenges: better preparing students for their current coursework as well as success in college and their future careers.

2/19/2013

New York City spent roughly $20.6 million in transit cards, taxis, and gas mileage to get tens of thousands of stranded students to school during the monthlong bus strike, but some still didn't get there at all, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Monday.

2/19/2013

Orange County school districts are working to lower their financial obligations next year by as much as $158 million, a cost-cutting ax expected to fall largely on employee salaries and benefits after years of class-size increases and program cuts.

2/19/2013

A new study has found that girls are shying away from pursuing math and science educations with increasing frequency. The report, which originated at the University of Sydney, saw an almost ten percent jump in girls declining from studying a form of math from 2001 to 2011, the website Phys.org learned. Additionally, only 13.8 percent of girls took a math or science subject for higher school certification in 2011.

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