Industry News

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

Scholars were nominated by YoungArts, a program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA).

5/3/2012

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

5/3/2012

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

5/3/2012

The federal government says a company that tutored struggling New York City students was caught cheating as it tried to score tens of millions of dollars in federal funding.

5/2/2012

5/2/2012

Computer Automation Systems announced the release of DSCtop Mobile; a mobile application that unites the advantages of the DSCtop encounter capture system with convenience of an iPad, iPhone or any mobile device. 

5/2/2012

Professional development leader School Improvement Network is releasing a series of videos that describe the best ways to stop bullying at school.

5/2/2012

McLean County Unit 5 District in Normal, Ill., is piloting the CyberBully Hotline from SchoolReach in six of its schools, including four junior and two senior high schools.

5/2/2012

In an effort to meet the needs of the nearly 50 percent of high school students who do not pass AP exams, McGraw-Hill Education announced the launch of the ONboard Series for Advanced Placement, an all-digital learning solution designed to improve students' performance in AP classes and on exams.

5/2/2012

District officials had mixed reactions to the release of graduation rates for each New Jersey district and public high school Tuesday. The figures use a revamped formula that has clipped back previously reported rates.

5/2/2012

Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott will resign in July after five years on the front lines of the state's public education battles, the agency announced Tuesday.

5/2/2012

Arts, music and middle school sports programs in Clayton schools will be spared next year, but possibly at the expense of 134 teaching jobs under a cost-cutting plan approved by the school board this week.

5/2/2012

The public education system these days is rife with ways that private enterprises can make money.

5/2/2012

Educators showed their anxiety Tuesday about the future of their profession under state education reform, which some worried might cause them to lose their livelihoods despite their hard work and genuine care for student success.

5/2/2012

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was tattooed against his will have sued the school district.

5/2/2012

Five months after beginning a pilot project to put computers in the hands of students, the St. Joseph School District might expand the program.

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