Industry News

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

Blackboard announced two big updates for its communication services and mobile solutions – Blackboard Connect for Teachers 2 and Mobile Learn 3.0. 

5/29/2012

ePals Corporation announced the completion of its integration of Carus Publishing Company following a number of recent activities to accelerate synergies between the various operating units of the newly combined company.

5/29/2012

When Greg Sumlin looks at the incoming kindergarten class at East Elementary School in Littleton, he sees a group of English learners who need immediate, intensive instruction — in small classes where teachers can give them individual attention.

5/29/2012

Saying his first mission will be to counter “perceived deafness and distrust” of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools leadership, incoming Superintendent Heath Morrison Friday rolled out an entry plan that includes town hall meetings and school visits, along with a push to get digital technology into schools.

5/29/2012

State funding for schools would drop nearly 4 percent under a measure a House committee approved today.

5/29/2012

Amid the ceaseless and cacophonous debates about how to close the achievement gap, we’ve turned away from one tool that has been shown to work: school desegregation.

5/29/2012

Vermont has decided to drop its request to the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility in enacting key provisions of the No Child Left Behind law.

5/29/2012

Geography isn’t what it used to be. Nowadays, that subject is often buried—and therefore inadequately covered—in a social studies curriculum itself under siege because of the extended commitment in schools to reading and math.

5/29/2012

The Defense Department school system is issuing laptops to students in select schools, hoping the pilot program will match the success of similar programs in state schools that have made steady gains in student achievement.

5/29/2012

Are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the City Council doing their traditional budget dance?

5/29/2012

Beachwood High School senior Scott Remer is excited about the possibility of meeting President Barack Obama when he is recognized as the first U.S. Presidential Scholar in BHS history June 16 in Washington, D.C.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

Leader in web and cloud-based educational solutions, ClassLink announced that LaunchPad Virtual Desktop won the 2012 CODiE award for Best Education Community Solution.

5/25/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. introduced two new Citrix-dedicated zero client monitors - the SyncMaster S-series and B-series cloud stations at Citrix Synergy.

5/25/2012

Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE Early Childhood Developmental Inventory and BRIGANCE Head Start Developmental Inventory were both approved to support outcomes reporting for children in the Infant–Toddler and Pre-kindergarten age ranges.

5/25/2012

Access to the highly respected developmental screening tool Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition, published by Brookes Publishing Co., is now available through Easter Seals with the generous support of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.

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