Industry News

1/3/2013

1/3/2013

XPAND 3D and AVRover have partnered to develop and distribute co-branded 3D glasses for the education market. The first 1,000 pairs, which are based on XPAND’s market-leading EDUX3 glasses, are currently being manufactured and will be part of AVRover’s “3D AVRover” portable 3D presentation systems.

1/3/2013

The 2013 RoboRescue Challenge: Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tasks students with creating a mobile robot like those employed by emergency service personnel (fire, police, military). Students design the robot to secure an area by locating, neutralizing, moving, and disposing of explosive materials.

1/3/2013

Mariner Software, a developer of writing, Mac OS, iOS and Windows solutions for the consumer and K-12 and Higher Education markets, announced today a new distribution relationship with The Douglas Stewart Company, the premiere educational technology distributor of North America.

1/3/2013

For the past 21 years, the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Program has motivated hundreds of thousands of students across the U.S. and Canada to excel – and have fun – at science.

1/3/2013

The Lake Travis School District's board of trustees has selected Bartlett Cocke General Contractors for the $42 million construction of the new Lake Travis Middle School.

1/3/2013

A New Jersey town added a fourth R to its curriculum: Revolvers.

1/3/2013

An area church rallied outside the Onslow County Courthouse and the Onslow County School Board building this week, on a mission to put prayer back in schools.

1/3/2013

Flour Bluff High School is one of 60 schools nationwide set to offer a pilot course in computer science and software engineering as part of programming from national curriculum provider Project Lead the Way.

1/3/2013

Westport’s Board of Finance tonight unanimously approved a $50,000 appropriation request from the Board of Education for a school security study in the wake of last month’s Newtown school shooting.

1/3/2013

On a normal day at the Academy of Business, Law and Education charter school in Stockton, students will enter their classrooms and perform a 10-minute warm up assignment as part of a 90-minute course block.

1/3/2013

Local and state education officials have begun discussions about merging the Monticello Independent school district and its 850 students into the Wayne County school system.

1/3/2013

It was back to school for city students Wednesday, including some Queens kids who are now back in their own schools for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.

1/3/2013

Students and teachers gathered outside the Sawyer School in Hartford on Wednesday morning, angry over the school’s sudden closure during holiday break.

1/2/2013

1/2/2013

School districts involved in a lawsuit over school funding are asking the state Supreme Court not to reconsider its ruling that allows districts to keep excess property tax revenue if they raise more money than what is set under Arkansas' funding formula.

1/2/2013

In the face of more poverty and fewer resources, schools have become hubs for charitable programs, where churches, government agencies and charities deliver donations and services directly to children.

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