Industry News

8/10/2012

8/10/2012

Learn the definitions for words that are difficult even to pronounce: zeugma; bowdlerize; amphibrach; ekphrasis; pyrrhic…All real words, believe it or not.

8/10/2012

TabPilot Learning Systems announced support for Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, Google’s new Nexus 7 tablet and other third-party tablets.

8/10/2012

Partnering with Southwest Displays & Events, the Fort Frontier Playhouse is included in the 2012 Parade of Playhouses Event, August 3-19, at NorthPark Center.

8/10/2012

The new program, called Kids’ Education for Number Sense (KENS Math), will be introduced to help prepare teachers and students for the more rigorous goals of the new math TEKS scheduled to roll out in 2014.

8/10/2012

'The Music Teacher', a Hallmark channel original movie, will air on Saturday August 11 at 9 p.m. EDT.

8/10/2012

After a two-year pilot phase, changes to the teaching of special education students are coming to almost all the schools in the massive New York City public school system.

8/10/2012

With 20 percent of American school children attending rural schools, access to computers and high speed Internet at home is becoming a necessity for students out-of-reach of public libraries and public computer labs.

8/10/2012

After two years of construction, the final crunch is coming for the new Phoenixville Area Middle School with school staff set to move in for work Aug. 20 and the students’ first day just a week after that.

8/10/2012

Brentwood students from kindergarten through middle school will get to explore the educational potential of iPads and the unlimited apps this academic year.

8/10/2012

Small statewide gains and a couple of curious declines marked the inaugural 2012 results of TCAP — the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program — that, for the most part, continued a flat performance trend from the CSAP test it replaced.

8/10/2012

Students at Hoover High School will have a powerful new resource at their disposal when classes resume later this month.

8/10/2012

The Berkley School District is working to respond to a new Michigan Department of Education requirement for schools with large gaps in performance that could result in a number of student transfers within the district.

8/10/2012

Nearly all the school districts and some elite schools in the Greater Houston area failed to meet tougher federal academic targets this year, confusing parents, frustrating educators and prompting calls for changes to the No Child Left Behind law.

8/10/2012

Three Innovation Schools in Boston were among 20 state-wide that were awarded grants to help the schools better serve their student populations and invest in new educational tools.

8/10/2012

Once upon a time, in the not too distant past, school officials and parents feared the worst if smartphones and digital tablets fell into the hands of children at school.

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