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3/26/2012

3/26/2012

A survey of education professionals conducted last month by Luidia revealed current trends about a number of hot-button issues. According to the survey, 73 percent of teachers want technology to increase student engagement. 

3/26/2012


Learn new ideas to help kids who come to school hungry.

3/26/2012


Mesa Public Schools is a K-12 district located 16 miles east of Phoenix in a suburban residential community supportive of education. The position of Chief Educational Technology/Innovation Officer provides leadership and direction for the Information Systems and Educational Technology Departments.

3/26/2012

Hundreds of school systems nationwide exhibit suspicious test scores that point to the possibility of cheating, according to an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

3/26/2012

McGraw-Hill Education launched the STEM Innovative Educator Awards to recognize and reward teachers who are finding innovative ways to reach today’s students. 

3/26/2012

Usually when you visit a school you walk down a quiet hallway and peer in the little windows in the classroom doors. You see one teacher talking to a bunch of students. Every 50 minutes or so a chime goes off and the students fill the hallway and march off to their next class, which is probably unrelated to the one they just left.

3/26/2012

Rural schools’ needs are different than those of urban schools, Amherst Public Schools teachers say.

3/26/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a message to the middle class: Don’t leave my city in pursuit of a high quality, high school education for your kids.

3/26/2012

If it works like the proponents say it will, Oregon’s plan to improve education will force school districts to focus intensely on producing successful graduates and will shine a light on the best — and worst — performers.

3/26/2012

Michelle Rhee, the former Washington, D.C., schools chancellor, might very well be the most controversial figure in public education these days.

3/26/2012

Sherry Dana's reason for joining a rally protesting cuts in public education spending was summed up by a quote from the Italian poet Dante on a cloth bag slung over her shoulder: "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality."

3/26/2012

The global economy demands globally educated workers and citizens. About 1,300 schools in the United States—and a total of about 3,200 in 141 countries worldwide—have turned to the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as their ticket to educating students who are worldly-wise.

3/26/2012

During nearly a decade with Wilfredo T. Laboy in charge, the Lawrence Public Schools experienced the best of times and the worst of times.

3/26/2012

Three Kansas school districts have received some but not all of the waivers they sought from the No Child Left Behind federal education law.

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

Optoma has introduced its all-new EcoBright line of lamp-free, maintenance-free projectors. The EcoBright ZW210ST and EcoBright ZX210ST embrace the new Solid State Illumination technology. 

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