Industry News

9/6/2012

9/6/2012

As back to school kicks off in the U.S., new data claims that Apple's iPad is outpacing traditional PCs in sales to students and schools for the first time ever.

9/6/2012

The Scranton School District has failed to meet a key measure of performance on state exams.

9/6/2012

A study released Wednesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has found that if high-spending public school districts reduced their special education staffing levels to align with the national median, the country could save $10 billion annually.

9/6/2012

To explore innovative ways of connecting schools using technology, Telkom launched its connecting schools project on Monday in George.

9/6/2012

Auditors from Nisivoccia & Company, LLP have begun their work in preparing the Millburn Township School District's annual financial report for the Fiscal Year 2011-12.

9/5/2012

9/5/2012

Market data in the June quarter showed with certainty for the first time ever that Apple's iPad is replacing sales of traditional PCs to schools and students, according to one analysis.

9/5/2012

The Democratic Party released its 2012 platform late Monday night, and, like the administration’s policy over the past four years, it focuses on higher education through two prisms: federal financial aid and the need to increase the proportion of Americans with college degrees.

9/5/2012

Desire2Learn, a Canadian online education startup that offers an increasingly popular cloud learning platform for higher education, K-12 and Fortune 1000 companies, just announced that it has raised a $80 million Series A round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and OMERS Ventures. The company, which is based in RIM’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, says that it plans to use this investment to bolster its customer service and cloud infrastructure, support global growth and to accelerate the development of its platform.

9/5/2012

The world’s largest K-12 student science competition, Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is a hands-on program that has evolved over the years, and continues to inspire young people to tap into their creativity, use critical-thinking, and combine it with the tools of science and technology to come up with ideas and inventions that could make the world a better place in the future.

9/5/2012

Designed as a result of extensive research and insights gathered from users in the education field, the new Belkin Tablet Stand and Belkin Tablet Stand with Storage are ideally suited for the classroom environment where mobile learning and digital content collaboration are reshaping the educational experience.

9/5/2012

Building a new paradigm for educational spaces and laying the groundwork so other schools can follow,Hillbrook School, an independent, coeducational JK-8 day school, today unveiled an experimental learning space called the iLab in conjunction with the first day of the new school year.

9/5/2012

For students everywhere, summer is nearly over and it’s time to get back to the grind. Not that anyone’s going to be grinding too close just yet; it’s still pretty hot.

9/5/2012

A new year began Tuesday for Chicago Public Schools students, but it could be interrupted after just four days if a possible teacher strike goes ahead.

9/5/2012

The most controversial thing to happen at the Democratic National Convention this week may end up being a movie screening. On Monday afternoon, a Hollywood film called "Won't Back Down" -- which opens in theaters nationwide on Sept. 28 -- will be shown to a select crowd of convention-goers in Charlotte, N.C., just as it was one week prior at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

9/5/2012

Manchester Center, VT - August 31, 2012 - Digital Wish has been selected as a recipient of a 2012 Dell Powering the Possible grant. Digital Wish will receive funding in the form of cash grants and equipment donations to leverage technology and further the organization's mission of providing a brighter future for underserved youth.

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