Industry News

1/23/2013

1/23/2013

Given the brutal wear and tear of a K12 environment, Lenovo has added features to its ThinkPad X131e Chromebook to protect the unit in case it is dropped, such as a rubber bumper around the top cover and stronger corners, and its hinges and hinge brackets are built to last more than 50,000 open/close cycles at school. 

1/22/2013

1/22/2013

The Digital Catalyst Fund formally announced today that it is accepting applications to its start-up boot camp for student entrepreneurs.

1/22/2013

Cycle Computing, the leader in utility supercomputing software, today announced it has ended its record-breaking 2012 by winning the IDC HPC Innovation Excellence Award.

1/22/2013

Here's some math: Teacher Appreciation Week x 52. Is that enough to properly recognize the teachers who made a difference in everyone's lives? How about an entire platform dedicated to those who dedicated themselves to you?

1/22/2013

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, released today its newest version of Insight 360™, the all-in-one classroom instruction system that enhances best teaching practices, utilizes existing lesson content, and drives student learning while integrating with new and existing education technology.

1/22/2013

In 2002, when the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was amended as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) under then-President George W. Bush, few would have predicted that in the 10 years to follow, NCLB would become a household name, both vilified and praised.

1/22/2013

A new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant designed to help schools respond to the growing demand for locally-sourced foods and to increase opportunities for local producers and food businesses will make it easier for area farmers to supply thousands of students in northern Michigan with fresh, locally-grown produce.

1/22/2013

Paterson’s schools would be entitled to $29 million less in state aid under funding changes proposed by the Christie administration, according to a report by the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS).

1/22/2013

Reviews of the teacher contract negotiation process, school district administrative structures, purchasing policies and state obligations on school construction bonds are among a dozen recommendations from the Governor’s School Efficiency Task Force.

1/22/2013

A male student at the Shiloh Hills Christian School in Kennesaw, who utters “I like boys” or “I am a homosexual” will be expelled.

1/22/2013

After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.

1/22/2013

Community Unit District 300 has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.

1/22/2013

The Poughkeepsie City School District is asking community residents to rate which of nine characteristics are important in seeking to hire the next superintendent.

1/22/2013

“Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of death among young adults,” according to information provided by Sabrina Pritchett-Evans, a State Farm Insurance agent in Kalamazoo, and the mother of a young man who will graduate this spring from Kalamazoo Central High School.

1/22/2013

Community Unit District 300 in Hampshire, Illinois has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.

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