Industry News

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.

2/27/2012

The Arizona Department of Education gave the Tucson Unified School District an ultimatum: Eliminate all ethnic studies courses or face massive financial sanctions.

2/27/2012

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation offers struggling districts a pot of gold—but with strings attached.

2/27/2012

Several well-heeled Democratic donors have openly split with the state party and legislative leaders over education reform, arguing Washington is falling behind because lawmakers are afraid to buck the teachers union.

2/27/2012

Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.

2/27/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS has added an Attachment Feature to its Staff Safety Reporting Systems, part of the award-winning EmployeeSafe Suite.

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

"To advertise or not to advertise," that is the question — at least in the minds of many school districts feeling the pinch of Pennsylvania's cuts to education spending.

2/24/2012

More than 170 high schools across Idaho have signed up to participate in the first one-third of schools receiving laptops in the state’s "one-to-one" initiative in 2013.

2/24/2012

School officials have informed all 115 North Carolina school districts to perform inspections on school buses after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg bus caught fire. 

2/24/2012

The William Penn Foundation is donating $1.5 million to help restructure the Philadelphia School District, and officials said Wednesday they thought the move could bring more funds from the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.

2/24/2012

A bill to allow Utah schools to drop sex education classes — and prohibit instruction in the use of contraception in those that keep the courses — moved significantly closer to becoming law Wednesday. The House passed HB363 by a 45-28 vote after a late-afternoon debate that centered largely on lawmakers’ differing definitions of morality.

2/24/2012

David Wright, a high school technology teacher in Middletown, Delaware, has never taught reading or math. Even so, the state planned to judge his job performance partly on student test scores in those subjects.

2/24/2012


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

2/24/2012


A look at the nation’s premier environmental sustainability competition for students in grades K-12.

2/24/2012

Numonics Corporation announced CleverTouch, its newest optical interactive touchscreen overlay designed for easy installation over commercial flat panel displays creating an interactive environment with a connected computer.

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