Industry News

8/21/2012

8/21/2012

Despite the ongoing budget crunch, Keller trustees voted last week to approve across-the-board raises for all employees.

8/21/2012

With construction finished and occupancy certificates in hand, the Concord School District today released the estimated final costs of the three new elementary school buildings opening next week.

8/21/2012

A federal complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center alleges that the Suwannee County School District discriminates against African-American students.

8/21/2012

Everyone in Trenton agrees: The state’s brand-new law overhauling teacher tenure is one for the history books.

8/21/2012

The first day of school is Aug. 27 and the Del Mar Union School District is preparing for the new year despite ever-shifting enrollment. Tim Asfazadour, assistant superintendent of human resources, said the numbers are always fluctuating as 20 more students will enroll one day and 10 un-enroll the next.

8/21/2012

In an unprecedented move, the State Board of Education voted 18-0 today to halt the release of Ohio’s school report cards next week because of an ongoing student-data scandal.

 

8/21/2012

At its regular Board meeting on July 31, 2012 the Robbinsville Board of Education unanimously approved an Energy Savings Improvement Plan (ESIP) that will permit the district to replace or repair nearly $4 million of its HVAC, mechanical controls, windows, and even portions of leaking roofs at no cost to the taxpayer.

8/21/2012

There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them.

8/20/2012

8/20/2012

HP today announced that industry research firm IDC reported that, for the first time, HP leads U.S. market share in the desktop workstation category, and was the global share leader during the second quarter of 2012.

8/20/2012

Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-edge, two-semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

8/20/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announces that its Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 device will be available in special Student Edition, beginning 8/19 and for two weeks only.

8/20/2012

Citing the need to reduce costs for hundreds of recurring school district meetings including school board, cabinet and department meetings, NJASA announced the new EduPortal e-Convene online service, which is now available to NJ school districts for a low subscription cost to its members.

8/20/2012

New York state education officials Monday said they selected four companies to build a broad education database that will host students' test scores, curriculum materials and education apps, paid for by up to $50 million in federal Race to the Top funds.

8/20/2012

The Capital City is home to one of the worst high school dropout rates in Michigan, but a potential charter school could help remedy that.

8/20/2012

When a state education official said last week that some home-schooled children may not be getting an adequate education – and that some may even be kept home to babysit younger siblings – the response was fast and fierce.

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