Industry News

8/2/2012

8/2/2012

Fifteen years ago, North Carolina rolled out its first “ABCs of Public Education” report, ushering in an era when student test scores shaped the reputation of schools and the communities they serve.

8/2/2012

At public events and inside schools, William R. Hite Jr. has been the face of Prince George’s County Public Schools for nearly four years.

8/2/2012

Steve Skelcy hopes for the best, because he knows how close the Saginaw Public Schools came to the worst.

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

Ericom Software announced that Hanover School District in Pennsylvania has chosen Ericom AccessNow to provide high school students with browser-based access to hosted Windows applications and desktops from Chromebooks, laptops and tablets.

8/1/2012

TechSmith announces the release of a new version of its industry-leading lecture capture and knowledge sharing enterprise tool, Camtasia Relay 4.1.

8/1/2012

Blackboard Learn is first and only learning management system to include the standards.

8/1/2012

The New Hampshire Department of Education says there's been a 6 percent increase in the past decade of students choosing to continue their studies immediately following graduation from high school.

8/1/2012

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

8/1/2012

State officials negotiating with computer suppliers to arm every high school teacher and student with a laptop under Idaho's contested education reforms say they're still on track to get the program started this fall.

8/1/2012

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

8/1/2012

Twenty-one school districts across Tennessee were recognized on Monday for raising student growth and closing the achievement gap on state tests during the 2011-12 school year.

8/1/2012

The Mobile County school system has rehired or found new jobs for about 850 of the more than 1,000 teachers and other employees that it fired or put on mandatory transfer status at the beginning of the summer, following votes by the school board Monday.

8/1/2012

I admit it: I am one of the millions of Americans who suffer from math anxiety, and my math phobia runs deep. I shudder when the check arrives after dinner, then surreptitiously slide it toward my math-proficient husband.

8/1/2012

If Nevada families see more men around this coming school year, it may be because of the strong focus of Nevada PTA to engage men in their child’s education.

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