Industry News

12/20/2012

12/20/2012

 The state of Illinois will spend $45 million on early childhood education in underserved areas.

12/20/2012

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Montgomery County Board of Education called an emergency meeting today to address safety measures and security upgrades at the 55 schools in its system.

12/19/2012

12/19/2012

Dallas ISD has long assigned police officers to its secondary schools. Now, in the wake of the shooting deaths of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut, the district’s 150 elementary schools will have a police presence.

12/19/2012

Digital Signage Expo® (DSE), the world’s largest and longest running International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), will present an all-new comprehensive four-part Hardware, Software & Connectivity Seminar Program that will showcase the latest technologies in software, video players, video walls, and streaming video technologies.

12/19/2012

When MIDAS developed its digital mixing platform, their goal was to create a system that offered the full sonic advantage of the company’s acclaimed analog consoles, most notably the acclaimed XL4 microphone preamps.

12/19/2012

With just three weeks remaining before the Jan. 4 entry deadline for the 2012-13 Follett Challenge, Follett is again sweetening the deal as the company has announced it will throw a party for the contest’s two grand-prize winners at their respective schools. 

12/19/2012

In October, Samsung and Grammy award-winning artist and producer Swizz Beatz teamed up to donate more than $25 thousand in Samsung products, including Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets and 55-inch LED TVs, to the Bronx Charter School for the Arts.

12/19/2012

Charter schools in Indiana are among the nation’s best at raising student test scores when compared with other public schools, a Stanford University study showed.

12/19/2012

This morning Jackson-Madison County School Board Chairman David Clifft released the names of the two additional candidates the board will interview on Wednesday.

12/19/2012

The Minneapolis school board is considering changing academic standards for students who want to participate in extracurricular activities.

12/19/2012

Two Centennial School District schools are partnering with Portland Parks and Recreation to bring community gardens to Rockwood, a high-poverty neighborhood whose residents have limited access to fresh food.

12/19/2012

When you're not yet 10, $8,453 is a lot of money. The elementary school students at Morris Jeff Community School in New Orleans' Mid-City neighborhood oohed and aahed Tuesday as State Superintendent of Education John White awarded that sum to each of 26 New Orleans "Top Gains" schools that made significant improvements in student performance last year, for a grand total of $219,800. And in Covington later that day, White gave $230,000 to the 27 Top Gains schools in St. Tammany.

12/19/2012

In the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut, Miami-Dade police have arrested a 16-year-old student at Miami Lakes Educational Center who threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday.”

12/19/2012

Stationed in front of one of his large self-portraits, the artist Chuck Close raised his customized wheelchair to balance on two wheels, seeming to defy the laws of gravity.

12/19/2012

The solution for avoiding school closings and continued, painful budget cuts in the Philadelphia School District?

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