Industry News

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

The state this morning announced MCAS scores of individual schools and school districts under a new Massachusetts accountability system that replaces the federal No Child Left Behind law.

9/20/2012

Starting this school year, all school systems in the state of Maryland will be required to have in place a teacher evaluation system that includes student growth as a significant component of the system.

9/20/2012

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc., a United States manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, today introduced Learning Commons a new section on the Bretford.com website that contains a compilation of education resources and expertise for customers and partners.

9/20/2012

In Cranston, a signature school event, “the father-daughter dance” has been banned in all public schools.

9/20/2012

Dissatisfied parents and elected officials from West Nashville are exploring a never-before-utilized state law that would allow a public school to be converted into a parent-controlled charter school.

9/20/2012

On the heels of recent allegations of abuse by special education staff in Lexington schools, a third Lexington family has come forward alleging their son was not only put in a seclusion room while a first-grader at Fiske Elementary School, but was also physically restrained while a third-grader at the Estabrook School.

9/20/2012

An $18 million settlement has been reached between New York and a food company that serves 39 school and public lunch programs statewide after an investigation into more than seven years of overcharges, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.

9/20/2012

It's a "half a loaf" kind of day in Chicago.

9/20/2012

The school system will benefit from many new features available with PowerSchool 7.2, including multiple foreign language options and mobile apps like PowerTeacher, PowerSchool for Students, and PowerSchool for Parents.

9/20/2012

Two Iredell County principals are having to calm parents after a rumor on Facebook went rampant about lollipops, drugs and hospitalized students.

9/20/2012

A central Texas school district is making an extra effort to stop bullying.

9/20/2012

In 2009, Strawberry Mansion High School appeared to be something of a miracle.

9/20/2012

Retired county schools Superintendent Charles Weis wants to unload his luxury condo in downtown San Jose -- which has lost about a fifth of its value since its purchase in 2008 -- onto his former employers, potentially costing Santa Clara County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

9/20/2012

In J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 HDTV Satisfaction ReportSM, VIZIO solidified the award by ranking highest across six factors including performance and reliability, ease of operating, competitiveness of the price paid, styling and appearance, variety of features and warranty.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

Through a competitive application process, these districts were chosen to receive support and guidance for 1:1 education technology implementations. 

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