Industry News

1/24/2013

1/24/2013

Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook -- a fast booting, highly customizable laptop PC built with rugged features for the daily rigors of K-12 education.

1/24/2013

The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the National Association of Elementary School Principals issued the following statement in response to President Obama's proposals to reduce gun violence.

1/24/2013

To help families navigate this complicated form and increase opportunities for aid, the Center for New York City Affairs, a policy institute based at The New School, has partnered with the Capital One Foundation to develop the FAFSA: The How-to Guide for High School Students (and the Adults Who Help Them).

1/24/2013

Leckie Elementary School students, teachers, District of Columbia Public Schools leadership and Hyundai representatives will gather to celebrate an investment in math education that’s expected to boost students’ math scores and put them on track to become tomorrow’s high-skilled workers.

1/24/2013

Although construction at both Carroll County High School and Carroll County Intermediate School is very close to completion, there remains one problem that must be resolved soon, said Project Manager Dennis Cole during the Carroll County School Board meeting on Jan.7.

1/24/2013

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board unanimously approved year-round calendars for four schools Tuesday, launching plans to start their 2013-14 school year in July.

1/24/2013

The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.

1/24/2013

Citing an excessive number of unpaid student lunch charges, the Springfield school district has capped the number of times a student can charge starting Feb. 4.

1/24/2013

For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.

1/24/2013

The commission on school closings has told Chicago Public Schools officials that shutting a large number of schools would create too much upheaval, and that it is leaning toward a recommendation for closing far fewer schools than many have feared — possibly as few as 15, sources said.

1/24/2013

Construction on a new charter high school in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood reached a milestone Tuesday even as the school's operators fended off criticism from one parents group about its finances.

1/24/2013

Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.

1/24/2013

Florida's new education commissioner says his top priorities are implementing Common Core State Standards and a new teacher merit pay and tenure law.

1/24/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to spend 4.4 percent more on schools next year received a lukewarm reception Wednesday from educators and advocates who praised some of the planned initiatives but said funding would remain short of what it should be under a landmark court ruling six years ago.

1/23/2013

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