Industry News

12/7/2012

12/7/2012

The Tolland, CT school board gave the Tolland school district the go ahead to fill a Director of Educational Technology position at its Wednesday meeting. The full-time job, which is listed as a position under the teachers' contract and would be paid from the teacher salary account, would provide educational support information for several key initiatives.

12/6/2012

12/6/2012

Whether the United States government is qualitatively unique is a hotly debated topic. Even more controversial is how that proposition should be taught in school.

12/6/2012

The Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School Committee, school administrators and selectmen from both towns are talking about how closing Laurence C. MacArthur Elementary School in South Yarmouth can be turned to the district’s advantage.

12/6/2012

Most schools — like the Atlanta elementary school where at least 49 people were treated Monday for carbon monoxide poisoning — are not equipped with alarms to detect the deadly gas.

12/6/2012

A federal trial is under way in a lawsuit that accuses Harrisburg school officials of failing to protect a middle school boy with Tourette's syndrome from anti-gay harassment and attacks.

12/6/2012

Some Kentucky board of education members asked Wednesday whether the goals set by the state are high enough to lift up low-performing schools.

12/6/2012

Over the protests of teachers’ unions and some universities that train new teachers, the State Board of Education has changed the licensing and credential process rules for K-12 educators.

12/6/2012

A Latino student will keep his $1 million after a federal appeals panel upheld a ruling that found he was demeaned and threatened at his New York school and the district did little to stop it.

12/6/2012

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its annual National Conference on Differentiated Instruction, taking place July 15-19, 2013 in Las Vegas.

12/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division, a leader in document camera technology, announced that it would like everyone’s help in selecting the winner of its fall 2012 Superhero video contest.

12/6/2012

A Little Mandarin joins international artist lineup in Putumayo Kids latest album, Putumayo Kids Presents World Sing-Along, available at retailers worldwide and LeapFrog's App Center.

12/6/2012

The Cisco Foundation is awarding a $102,000 grant to the education non-profit MIND Research Institute to bring a results-driven blended learning program designed to close the achievement gap in math to 650 students at five additional Silicon Valley schools.

12/6/2012

An audit of the state's education system conducted by out-of-state firm Public Works, LLC identified several changes to make the West Virginia Department of Education run more efficiently and save millions of dollars. Now, nearly a year after the audit was released, parents and students are voicing their opinions of the state's education system.

12/6/2012

Community and business members are invited to join strategic planning committees soon to be established by the Upper Darby School District.

12/6/2012

A new report shows that a majority of Missouri's public schools have the technology necessary to conduct computer-based achievement testing set to begin during the 2014-15 school year.

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