Industry News

8/27/2012

8/27/2012

To illustrate the boom in improvements to football facilities in the Pacific-12 Conference, we take you to Pullman, where the numbers two and four are graphic evidence of what's going on in the league.

8/27/2012

In a recent letter to the editor, Gen. Marc Cisneros wondered why private schools do better than public schools and suggested diverting public school funds to vouchers to send more students to private schools.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

ASCD introduces the new, free EduCore digital tool for educators implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in both mathematics and literacy. 

8/24/2012

Acer America unveils new commercial desktop PCs specified for corporate customers, government agencies and educational institutions. 

8/24/2012

Through the partnership, the Association will help make Arizona’s 524 charter campuses aware of the uses and benefits of online speech therapy provided by PresenceLearning.

8/24/2012

Pearson announces the successful completion of software training for 4,500 staff members at Henry County Schools, GA, on Pearson’s Schoolnet, in time for to the start of school.

8/24/2012

Three Metro Detroit school districts are among 14 statewide that will be test laboratories for teacher evaluation tools this fall.

8/24/2012

More California students are taking and performing well on a national test that assesses college and career readiness - and scoring significantly higher than the national average, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced this week.

8/24/2012

Styrofoam food trays will no longer be used at Los Angeles Unified School District campuses, the district announced on Wednesday Aug. 22, following the urging of students who pushed for a ban on the product.

8/24/2012

More whole grains will be on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them.

8/24/2012

Pass a city school bus that has its lights flashing, and you may soon find a summons in your mailbox.

8/24/2012

It might have once seemed unthinkable: Handing the keys to a large, troubled public-school district over to a high-profile advocate for increasing privatization, including vouchers and for-profit private schools.

8/24/2012

Rick Hauf travels to schools all around Maryland. In Harford County, he says educational opportunity is tilted. "We're not on a level playing field," Hauf said.

8/24/2012

Four revisions have been made to the contract the Jersey City Board of Education is offering prospective schools superintendent Marcia V. Lyles, and the new pact now awaits approval from Lyles and from state education officials.

8/24/2012

The iPad became a big hit in the K-12 education market over the past year. Pioneering schools that brought Apple’s tablet into the classroom last school year proved that the iPad can be a excellent learning tool – one that has immense power to transform education.

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