Industry News

1/16/2013

1/16/2013

Pembroke Pines charter school parents showed up in full force Monday night to voice their concerns about the financial instability of the city-run charter system.

1/16/2013

On January 13th, Megan Berkle, a high school biology teacher from Huntington Park, California, will join the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation to survey coral reefs of the Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.

1/15/2013

1/15/2013

Julie Lyonn Lieberman to create a free digital book and interactive educational website that will teach skills and offer resources to help create a culture of kindness and mutual respect.

1/15/2013

Eric Tracy is "excited and humbled" to be selected as a finalist for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School principal’s position.

1/15/2013

The report card is in, and the grades aren't good.

1/15/2013

Many school systems in this country no longer teach penmanship, especially cursive writing.

1/15/2013

The blue ribbon commission that's supposed to help Chicago Public Schools decide how and where to close underused schools produced a long list of "don'ts" last week.

1/15/2013

Kentucky's school districts are facing a bill of $50 million to $60 million to pay off a longstanding deficit in a financially troubled insurance trust.

1/15/2013

As high school guidance counselors seek to augment the college preparation experience for their students, PossibilityU today announced new classrooms using its digital college admission program.

1/15/2013

It appears that more and more teachers are rapidly losing work in the aftermath of the national economic crash. Although school districts may not be open to taking in some of these laid-off educators, one tutoring company is.

1/15/2013

Follett Software Company’s market leading Destiny Library Manager software product for K-12 schools and districts is playing a key role in a program that by 2015 will provide all 1.1 million New York City public school students with direct access to 17 million books and other informational learning materials.

1/15/2013

A Massachusetts high school has will enact a new policy that allows trained members of his administrative team to perform a breathalyzer test if a student is suspected of being intoxicated during a school event or during the school day.

1/15/2013

Superintendent Daniel Fishbein’s current salary of $227,000 already exceeds the current cap of $165,000 for a district of Ridgewood’s size; should he renew his contract, as he has indicated he would, he will be forced to take a pay cut amounting to the difference.

1/15/2013

Those who control the Kansas Legislature want to revise the state constitution to rein in the courts following a ruling that the state must boost its spending on public schools, several GOP leaders confirmed Monday.

1/15/2013

Utah educators will begin to use the same strategy at all schools, looking for ways to prevent the growing number of teen suicides.

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