Industry News

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

That’s right; the district is planning to launch its own Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of an effort to better communicate with parents and the community.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. is awarded New Flyer Industries’ 2011 Supplier Delivery Performance Award-Gold Level for exceeding delivering expectations.

7/6/2012

To ensure safe listening and effective learning experiences with mobile devices, Califone International, Inc. now offers a series of its most popular headsets with mobile learning capabilities.

7/6/2012

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a Beta program for an interactive mobile application for Blackboard Collaborate, the leading Web conferencing platform built for education.

7/6/2012

A day before the expected release of a budget that must address a gaping deficit, Chicago Public Schools said it has found ways to save nearly $144 million, a third of that through a more aggressive purchasing strategy and technology upgrades.

7/6/2012

More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.

7/6/2012

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.

7/6/2012

Newark’s top education official has overruled the wishes of the district’s advisory school board and will lease five district-owned facilities to charter schools, a district spokeswoman said.

7/6/2012

The Common Core State Standards are taking root in public schools across the country, impacting more than 42 million K-12 students and 2.7 million teachers—but outside the education sphere, many people have no idea what the standards entail.

7/6/2012

A pair of computer-based English classes offered this summer at Vernon Hills High School mark District 128’s first foray into the expanding world of online education.

7/6/2012

The Wyoming Department of Education has asked its federal counterpart to freeze language arts and math standards established by the No Child Left Behind education law at 2011 levels rather than allow them to increase to 2012 levels for the state.

7/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that it would like everyone’s help to select the winner of its Spring 2012 Superhero video contest.

7/6/2012

Nearly three-quarters of California voters oppose the automatic, midyear spending reductions that would balance the state budget if a November ballot initiative to raise taxes fails, according to a new Field Poll.

7/6/2012

Do the dollars we spend on vacation really count? Most of us spending money on cheap trinkets and overpriced T-shirts don't believe they do — until we get the credit-card bills.

7/5/2012

7/5/2012

Florida Virtual School launched the studio by FLVS, a collection of live online workshops, webinars, videos and more, tailored to different skill levels and interests.

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