Industry News

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

Teachers union leaders are calling for creating a preschool through community college system, expanded use of blended learning and year-round programs for at-risk students as part of a plan to reboot Michigan’s school funding system.

10/17/2012

Each year audiovisual professionals celebrate the AV industry during a week-long event in October, known as AV week.

10/17/2012

ez Write, the researched and engaging handwriting program for young children, has completed its second year with strong growth in both the preschool and elementary markets.

10/17/2012

Alert Solutions, an expert in cloud-based multi-channel messaging communication and Pearson PowerSchool partner, is excited to announce the launch of Speak Up!, an anti-bullying monitoring and management platform for K-12 schools.

10/17/2012

In order to ensure compliance with the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s (OSSAA) policies and rules, Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) has implemented the TIPS platform from Awareity.

10/17/2012

Peanut butter that has been recalled due to salmonella contamination has found its way into schools via Smucker’s Uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, reports Food Poisoning Bulletin.

10/17/2012

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

10/17/2012

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

10/17/2012

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

10/17/2012

Three middle schools and two high schools in Spring Branch ISD could be sites for the district's secondary dual-language program, should the district move forward with a committee's recommendations.

10/17/2012

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to restore provisional accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools.

10/17/2012

Tennessee education officials withheld $3.4 million from Nashville's school district after the city barred a charter school from opening in an affluent neighborhood, the culmination of a fight that has highlighted growing tension over the expansion of such schools.

10/17/2012

School districts in California and New Mexico are trying to ban the popular snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos because they say it is a health hazard to students.

10/17/2012

Nearly $4.2 million was stolen from the Cuyahoga Heights school district by its former technology director, Joseph Palazzo, according to Ohio Auditor Dave Yost.

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

More than half the school districts in the four-county Milwaukee metro area saw enrollment decreases at the start of this school year, but enrollment is up in some of Wisconsin's largest virtual charter schools.

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