Industry News

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

To coincide with Lesbian and Gay Pride Month, Brookes Publishing Co. has just released a new evidence-based guidebook, Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

ASCD has gathered a team of renowned education experts to lead intensive, four-day Summer Showcase Institutes this July in Baltimore, Md., and Denver, Colo.

6/18/2012

The New York City Department of Education has chosen Blackboard Collaborate in an effort to enhance student achievement and personalize instruction through the iLearnNYC program.

6/18/2012

Educators need faster ways to find the resources they are looking for and resource providers want better discoverability on the Internet, according to results from recent surveys conducted by the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

6/18/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced a national strategic partnership with Logical Choice Technologies to provide Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Series tablets to their 50-state network of customers in education.

6/18/2012

While much of the talk about Chicago schools revolves around a potential teachers strike, one education reform group kicked off the summer this weekend with a push for more charter schools.

6/18/2012

Some lawmakers are pushing for a one-year moratorium on virtual charter schools so this new brand of instruction can be researched.

6/18/2012

Columbus fifth-graders come to school nearly every day. But roughly half of them can’t pass their math, reading and science exams.

6/18/2012

Solar power has long been touted for its environmental impact. But now it has a new role: saving teachers' jobs.

6/18/2012

President Barack Obama's call for states to raise the minimum age at which students can drop out of high school seems about as popular as a homework assignment on Friday afternoon.

6/18/2012

The debate over public school reform often ends up in court.

6/18/2012

What would it take to explore an alien spacecraft at the bottom of a lake and rescue 20 abducted town folks before the National Guard steps in?

6/18/2012

Legislators this year thought they had fixed a $436 million grant program intended to raise up the state’s poorest school districts, but you can’t convince folks in rural Calhoun County that they succeeded.

6/18/2012

Hermosa View Elementary and Hermosa Valley School both earned coveted 10-10 ratings, ranking them among the top 10 percent of schools statewide as well as the top 10 percent of schools when compared to similar schools, according to public school test-score-based rankings released Thursday by the state Department of Education.

6/18/2012

There's a battle being waged for Pennsylvania's schoolchildren.

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