Industry News

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

8/1/2012

State officials negotiating with computer suppliers to arm every high school teacher and student with a laptop under Idaho's contested education reforms say they're still on track to get the program started this fall.

8/1/2012

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

8/1/2012

Twenty-one school districts across Tennessee were recognized on Monday for raising student growth and closing the achievement gap on state tests during the 2011-12 school year.

8/1/2012

The Mobile County school system has rehired or found new jobs for about 850 of the more than 1,000 teachers and other employees that it fired or put on mandatory transfer status at the beginning of the summer, following votes by the school board Monday.

8/1/2012

I admit it: I am one of the millions of Americans who suffer from math anxiety, and my math phobia runs deep. I shudder when the check arrives after dinner, then surreptitiously slide it toward my math-proficient husband.

8/1/2012

If Nevada families see more men around this coming school year, it may be because of the strong focus of Nevada PTA to engage men in their child’s education.

7/31/2012

7/31/2012

Education software specialist NetSupport is pleased to announce the immediate availability of NetSupport School version 11 – the latest evolution of its market-leading classroom management solution.

7/31/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that Tyler, a first grader from Reinhard Early Childhood Center in Bellmore, N.Y. has won the Spring Superhero competition.

7/31/2012

GuideK12 is pleased to announce two additions to their executive leadership team, Jim Lund and Julie Fitzgerald.

7/31/2012

Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. introduces two new wireless fleet software add-ons for REI’s mobile video surveillance system.

7/31/2012

The Augusta (Wisc.) School District could soon be the winner of a grant worth up to $25,000.

7/31/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.

7/31/2012

Ending an 18-month wait, Christopher Cerf was confirmed as New Jersey’s education commissioner in a 28-0 vote by the state Senate.

7/31/2012

It's a wired world, and school district officials are taking notice, in some cases even changing their long-standing policies banning students from bringing personal technology into the classroom.

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