Industry News

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

Teachscape has partnered with Danielson and is announcing the Framework for Teaching Effectiveness Series and the Professional Learning Suite, Framework Edition to help teachers apply the FFT to their teaching practice. 

3/5/2012

Vernier Software & Technology’s new LabQuest 2 features faster computing, a large high-resolution screen, wireless data sharing, and five built-in sensors, including GPS. 

3/5/2012

PD developer School Improvement Network released a new set of online, CEU-eligible courses on March 1st, helping educators to stay on top of their game and improve student achievement.

3/5/2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to encourage small Connecticut school districts to regionalize or else risk losing some state aid is raising concerns among some local leaders who argue that their towns are being unfairly penalized for just being little.

3/2/2012

3/2/2012

A DeKalb County schools spokesman confirmed March 1 that the system will need to cut money slated for school projects to close a recently-discovered $41 million hole in the budget.

3/2/2012

Cleveland City Schools employees are scheduled for a 3 percent salary increase for the coming year if the Cleveland City Council approves the school system’s budget request of $38.9 million.

3/2/2012

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

3/2/2012

Archipelago Learning announces the launch of its latest enhancements for award-winning Study Island, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state testing standards.

3/2/2012

Super Duper Publications has introduced Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets, a new reproducible workbook and printable CD for ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5).

3/2/2012

Shmoop, a digital publishing company, now offers the best stories in Young Adult Literature.

3/2/2012

SAS Curriculum Pathways has registered a record 70,000 teachers and 18,000 schools in the US for its enhanced online education resources.

3/2/2012

The State Board of Education has approved nine new charter schools in North Carolina.

3/2/2012

Randolph Central Schools will be among the first districts in the state to develop a new performance-based pay structure for its teachers.

3/2/2012

Statistics on the city’s high school admissions process were released on Wednesday, but Thursday is the day many eighth graders will learn — from letters home, from guidance counselors, from calls from their parents — which school, if any, opened its doors to them.

3/2/2012


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