Industry News

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

Education in Jackson County -- from pre-kindergarten to the college level -- is a priority for local business, education, and nonprofit leaders, they said Thursday during a Mississippi Press business roundtable discussion.

10/26/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

10/26/2012

Florida's Gov. Rick Scott wants all his teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies that many now pay for with their own money.

10/25/2012

10/25/2012

Inteconnex, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa headquartered IT and Physical Security integration company designed and implemented a high definition (HD) security solution for the Linn-Mar stadium in Marion, Iowa.

10/25/2012

Many call Carmen High School of Science and Technology a model for serving low-income students in Milwaukee.

10/25/2012

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.

10/25/2012

California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.

10/25/2012

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has implemented GuideK12 geovisual analytics to build stronger communities and examine student needs.

10/25/2012

Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced component meals, announces that it is supporting Food Day 2012 with kick-off activities to be observed on Wednesday, October 24.

10/25/2012

An arsenal of hand sanitizers, hygiene education and good old-fashioned soap failed to prevent asthma attacks among school children in one Alabama county.

10/25/2012

Carteret High School, Mount Olive High School in Flanders, and JFK High School in Paterson are the first schools in New Jersey to offer Principles of Marketing, a 35-week standards based course that uses up-to-date marketing materials and real-world problem-solving exercises to better prepare students for a career or college.

10/25/2012

A rapidly growing Hispanic enrollment will require the state and school districts to spend more money because so many of the students come from poor families, a population expert testified Tuesday.

10/25/2012

In an unusual move, the Ohio School Facilities Commission will recommend the state reimburse $576,000 of the cost Huber Heights City Schools spent to add five extra classrooms to its new elementary schools after district officials argued a state consultant miscalculated enrollment projections.

10/25/2012

Montgomery County Public Schools will consider implementing later start times for its high schools following a push from parents, Superintendent Joshua Starr said Wednesday.

10/25/2012

Police presence was in evidence at five Harford County high schools Wednesday morning; however, no unusual incidents were reported in the wake of an earlier threats that a bomb had been planted in one of the schools.

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