Industry News

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

Two schools districts in Oregon are among a growing number of districts nationwide using random drug tests in middle school.

9/25/2012

Built on the theme Learning: Our Story. Our Time. Our Future.," the Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will be held  at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., March 16–18, and will inform, engage, help, and challenge thousands of educators from across the globe to better support student success.

9/25/2012

The industry-leading e-Transcript exchange network doubled the volume of e-Transcripts delivered in each of the past four years, and year-over-year growth is expected to double again in 2012. Institutions tapped Docufide to exchange nearly 1 million transcripts through the first six months of this year alone.

9/25/2012

LearningTimes announced that the successful DIG/IT initiative offered in New York City public high schools has been expanded to provide badge-based learning to more than 4,000 students in the 2012-2013 school year.

9/25/2012

The Saylor Foundation is pleased to announce a collaboration with Google, Inc. to offer Saylor.org courses through the Course Builder open source project. Beginning today, Saylor’s Mechanics I will be open for free registration and will be immediately available to individuals across the globe via the beta platform released by Google.

9/25/2012

Dozens of parents, as well as members of the Wake County Republican Party, rallied outside the Wake County Public School System's central office Monday in support of Superintendent Tony Tata, who they believe could be removed from the post he's held for less than two years.

9/25/2012

Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School in Baldwin Park, Calif., is a noisy place.

9/25/2012

Thirteen percent of America's public school students receive special education services. LAUSD closely mirrors this statistic.

9/25/2012

A report from the Texas Education Agency on the state's 2012 SAT scores shows two things about Texas students over the past five years: more students are the taking the test, but they aren't performing as well.

9/25/2012

Governor Chris Christie helped break ground for the new George L. Catrambone Elementary School in Long Branch, the last project from the Schools Delopment Authority's (SDA) 2011 portfolio as the governor said he intends to roll out another $500 million in new school construction projects over the course of the next six months.

9/25/2012

Orleans Parish School Board candidates arrived at an Alliance for Good Government forum last week looking for endorsements as they seek a role in shaping the future of the city's public schools.

9/25/2012

Scores in reading and mathematics dropped in virtually all of the Philadelphia public schools and charter schools that are under investigation for possible cheating.

9/24/2012

9/24/2012

Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.

9/24/2012

As students head back to school, districts are looking for classroom resources to help teachers fill key instructional gaps to meet the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

9/24/2012

The Patron Company, developers of socially responsible e-commerce networks, announces today the acquisition of MyVRSpot from FTC Family of Companies to expand its suite of services for schools.

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