Industry News

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

A report from the Texas Education Agency on the state's 2012 SAT scores shows two things about Texas students over the past five years: more students are the taking the test, but they aren't performing as well.

9/25/2012

Governor Chris Christie helped break ground for the new George L. Catrambone Elementary School in Long Branch, the last project from the Schools Delopment Authority's (SDA) 2011 portfolio as the governor said he intends to roll out another $500 million in new school construction projects over the course of the next six months.

9/25/2012

Orleans Parish School Board candidates arrived at an Alliance for Good Government forum last week looking for endorsements as they seek a role in shaping the future of the city's public schools.

9/25/2012

Scores in reading and mathematics dropped in virtually all of the Philadelphia public schools and charter schools that are under investigation for possible cheating.

9/24/2012

9/24/2012

Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.

9/24/2012

As students head back to school, districts are looking for classroom resources to help teachers fill key instructional gaps to meet the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

9/24/2012

The Patron Company, developers of socially responsible e-commerce networks, announces today the acquisition of MyVRSpot from FTC Family of Companies to expand its suite of services for schools.

9/24/2012

The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation. Conceptua Fractions not only helps students master fractions, but it also integrates teacher supports like never before, so that every teacher is effective at teaching fractions.

9/21/2012

9/21/2012

WNET and PRX today announced Saturday, September 22, 2012 as American Graduate Day, a multi-platform event featuring a live television broadcast, radio playlist with premiere documentaries, and participation from more than 20 national partner organizations, celebrities and athletes to spotlight solutions to the nation’s dropout crisis in which one in four students do not finish high school.

9/21/2012

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit dedicated to empowering teachers and granting all students access to a high quality education, have partnered to transform CTL’s award-winning STEM course materials into rich, interactive content, simplifying the integration of instruction and real-time assessment for users of eInstruction’s Insight 360 classroom instruction system. 

9/21/2012

GetEdFunding.com is putting an end to the tedious search for grants and awards that often took educators countless hours of research and writing.

9/21/2012

Not only does this database provide access to all public and private grants for public and private schools but it additionally details who in the school must write the grant and relays the type of equipment that the grant will help purchase.

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

Preliminary numbers show Fort Wayne Community Schools will be the largest school district in Indiana, passing Indianapolis Public Schools by about 500 students.

9/20/2012

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago students returned to school on Wednesday after a teachers' strike ended, thrilling parents who had struggled with child care but shifting the debate to hard questions about budget deficits, school closures and teacher layoffs.

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.

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