Industry News

6/13/2012

6/13/2012

A northwestern Indiana school district has told nearly 100 teachers that they might be laid off as yet another of the state’s large districts faces big staffing cuts.

6/13/2012

The school system's chief recovery officer was trying to explain how broke the district is, but no one could hear him.

6/13/2012

Absent congressional action, the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans will double to 6.8 percent on July 1.

6/13/2012

The New York State Division of Human Rights lacks jurisdiction to investigate students' civil rights complaints against their public school districts, the state's top court ruled Tuesday.

6/13/2012

Long concerned by what they say is an alarming rate of suspensions and expulsions in Michigan schools, members of the state Board of Education are set to act today on a resolution that would call on schools to rethink their zero-tolerance policies.

6/13/2012

It has been two years since the administration’s Race to the Top education competition was implemented, and scholars, advocates, practitioners and journalists are asking whether the program has been effective.

6/13/2012

San Francisco Unified School District officials will unveil a $361.5 million budget for the 2012-13 school year at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

6/12/2012

6/12/2012

Matrox Graphics Inc. joined the Crestron Integrated Partner Program and is working to make Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller boards compatible across Crestron’s line of control system solutions.

6/12/2012

Samsung Techwin announces the SDP-760 low-cost document camera designed with native HD output (1920x1080P) at 30fps for smooth and fast video display.

6/12/2012

AMX shared the Global Education Alliance's picks for semifinalists for the AMX Innovation Awards at UBTech 2012.

6/12/2012

An education advocacy group recommended changes to a Tennessee teacher evaluation system that many classroom instructors now see as skewed toward punishing them rather than helping them improve.

6/12/2012

The armPad and iDrawer by SMARTdesks secure iPads in the classroom. 

6/12/2012

Commonwealth Court panel has ruled that the Pennsylvania Department of Education may not withhold state subsidies from a school district for the current school year for a claim made by a charter school alleging underfunding in a previous school year.

6/12/2012

An education advocacy group recommended changes to a Tennessee teacher evaluation system that many classroom instructors now see as skewed toward punishing them rather than helping them improve.

6/12/2012

Parents, education officials and children’s advocates gathered at an Eagle Rock early learning center to oppose further cuts to development programs for California’s youngest and neediest pupils.

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