Industry News

10/10/2012

10/10/2012

Parchment Inc., the education credentials data pioneer, today announced major updates to Docufide® by Parchment™, the industry-leading e-Transcript exchange platform, and Parchment.com, where learners can create personal credentials accounts.

10/10/2012

Whether it's a hotel, cruise ship, large boardroom or school, the new Si Performer from HARMAN's Soundcraft enables technical directors to dramatically improve performance and efficiency while saving money for the facility.

10/10/2012

Observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the adoption and implementation of its newest platform in Petersburg City Schools.

10/10/2012

On World Teachers’ Day, Microsoft Corp. announced the 2012 Pathfinder and Mentor Schools as part of its Partners in Learning for Schools Program. The 65 new Pathfinder Schools and 17 new Mentor Schools demonstrated a passion for creating a collaborative community to advance the uses of technology in the learning process.

10/10/2012

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has agreed to pay former teacher Jeffrey Leardini $680,000 to settle a lawsuit that brought him a jury award of $1.1 million.

10/10/2012

Ypsilanti Board of Education members expressed their satisfaction with Superintendent Dedrick Martin for the third consecutive year in his annual performance evaluation.

10/10/2012

When Dr. Michael Anderson hears about his low-income patients struggling in elementary school, he usually gives them a taste of some powerful medicine: Adderall.

10/10/2012

The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Alabama Department of Education, seeking access to records the organization says shows the impact of a school reporting provision in the state’s immigration law.

10/10/2012

Two new elementary schools approved by voters but not yet built should ease overcrowding at existing Columbia K-5 buildings.

10/10/2012

Wheeling High School is known regionally and nationally as a leader in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), a fact Gov. Pat Quinn reinforced on Tuesday when he visited the suburban school and called it an “epicenter” for developing technology.

10/10/2012

The DeKalb County school system will shift to a “balanced” attendance calendar next fall, despite a survey showing most parents oppose the change.

10/10/2012

Henrico County Public Schools officials are struggling to answer tough questions from state and local elected officials over the disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from school in the county.

10/9/2012

10/9/2012

EducAide Software put tens of thousands of high-quality questions for personalizing learning at the fingertips of teachers around the country, for free, with the launch of Problem-Attic. More than an item bank, Problem-Attic allows teachers to find questions by topic, select them individually and format them using Problem-Attic’s online tools to create and output tests, quizzes, worksheets, flash cards, overheads and problem-of-the-day calendars with ease.

10/9/2012

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools(CMS), winner of the 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education, recently selected ASCD as its new, districtwide professional development partner.

10/9/2012

Many of the nation's leading charter schools have chosen Curriculum Associates' i-Ready™ Diagnostic & Instruction to be a key element of their blended learning and student growth initiatives. Harlem Children's Zone, New Classrooms, Rocketship Education, and Uncommon Schools Boston, as well as KIPP Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York all use i-Ready.

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