Industry News

8/8/2012

8/8/2012

Addressing a significant need in the field to bring together work on teacher effectiveness and the CCSS, this new framework is built upon five core instructional practices.

8/8/2012

Carnegie Learning is leading the K12 mathematics transition to the CCSS by unveiling a transition plan featuring new core and intervention curricula written and created specifically for alignment to the more rigorous academic requirements.

8/8/2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said financial education and planning boost the economy and that students who learn those skills are likely to save more later in life and better weather market turbulence.

8/8/2012

The Des Moines public school district announced thta Amy Wiegmann has been named the new principal of Brubaker Elementary School, and Scott Nichols is the new principal of Windsor Elementary School. Wiegmann is currently the school improvement leader at Smouse Opportunity School and Nichols is the dean of students at River Woods Elementary School.

8/8/2012

Many school districts across Kentucky are charging students more for lunch this year to comply with a federal mandate to offer more fresh produce.

8/8/2012

A California school district is shouldering $1 billion in interest on a $105 million bond in a deal intended to defer most of the payments for 35 to 40 years.

8/8/2012

The Midwest has lost more than 2,100 public schools in recent years as school districts hammered by population loss scrambled to shift students and save money.

8/8/2012

Black children in five Florida school districts are suspended from school, arrested at school or given other punishments at a higher rate than other students, according to a federal civil rights complaint filed on Tuesday.

8/8/2012

A new law aimed at protecting student-athletes from concussions and other head injuries is taking effect in New Hampshire just as players begin gearing up for the fall season.

8/8/2012

Students with disabilities are almost twice as likely to be suspended from school as nondisabled students, with the highest rates among black children with disabilities.

8/7/2012

8/7/2012

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership, a practical and inspiring new book by school renewal experts Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott.

8/7/2012

Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X131e laptop, built especially for students with the technologies to enhance classroom learning along with a rugged design to meet the physical demands of the school day and beyond.

8/7/2012

Paragon Software Group and Oxford University Press bring the innovative Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th edition mobile application, to BlackBerry smartphone.

8/7/2012

Nationwide store events benefit teachers with special shopping days, educator discounts, an in-store classroom supply drive, and a $1 million classroom supply pledge this Fall.

8/7/2012

School board members and superintendents typically focus their safety planning and preparedness measures on school campuses, but they often overlook security and emergency planning for administration centers, board meeting sites and support facilities.

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