Industry News

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

The Oakland school district's special-education programs will take a $4.3 million hit next school year under a plan to fix a multimillion-dollar budget shortfall discovered just a month ago.

6/25/2012

When Title IX was signed into law June 23, 1972 by President Richard Nixon, it deemed that no person is to be denied access to an educational program or activity receiving federal assistance on the basis of sex.

6/25/2012

They inspired her and pushed her when she felt like giving up. And when Salma Hussain delivered the valedictory speech at English High School in 2010, she singled out eight teachers who helped her rise to the top just four years after arriving in Boston from Bangladesh, speaking no English.

6/25/2012

Bill Vogel has grave concerns about the future of public education in Florida as he ends nine years at the helm of one of Florida's highest-achieving school districts.

6/25/2012

Lottery officials say they would like to offer $10 and $20 instant scratch-off tickets with larger prizes, but that is not feasible.

6/25/2012

A recently released independent evaluation of two dozen Baltimore City schools conducted in 2011 suggests that even though the system has introduced important reforms in recent years, too many schools are still struggling to find effective ways to educate children.

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of SoftChalk Cloud, the world's first complete e-learning content authoring platform in the cloud.

6/22/2012

Tourists trying to figure out how to reach the capital’s monuments and museums on Wednesday found something on the National Mall that was not on their maps: 857 student desks arrayed near the Washington Monument.

6/22/2012

The school districts in North Chicago and downstate East St. Louis are a step away from a state takeover.

6/22/2012

Due in part to exponential growth in the variety and depth of digital resources available, Capstone Digital’s myON reader has surpassed 1 million students 18 months after the literacy platform launched.

6/22/2012

Pennsylvania taxpayers could save $365 million each year if the state fixed its flawed formula for funding cyber and charter schools, state Auditor General Jack Wagner said Wednesday.

6/22/2012

Mr. Waterhouse, a former CEO of Harcourt Education, had a distinguished 26 year career at IBM where he was General Manager of E-Business Services and President, Asia Pacific Services Corporation.

6/22/2012

School Improvement Network releases a new set of videos into their growing Common Core Library, with hundreds of hours of video footage and instruction.

6/22/2012

A profanity-laced video of middle school students in upstate New York verbally abusing a bus monitor is sparking an outpouring of support as strangers worldwide rally to her side.

6/22/2012

As a new federal report found that charter schools aren’t enrolling as many special-education students as traditional public schools, legislation designed to address that imbalance in New York remains stalled.

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