Industry News

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

Wonderlic announced a technology alliance with SchoolSpring that allows hiring managers to pinpoint the best potential employees through a seamless candidate testing experience.

2/16/2012

A bill to give education funding to students — instead of schools — was kept in committee Wednesday morning to give lawmakers more time to work on it, possibly turning it into a smaller, test program rather than making a statewide change.

2/16/2012

A U.S. survey reveals that in states that don't require driver's education before getting a license, about one-third of students skip driver's ed classes and more than half fail to undergo any formal behind-the-wheel training.

2/16/2012

Amendments to Hawaii's Race to the Top plan have been approved but the U.S. Department of Education still wants to see progress in reforming public schools.

2/16/2012

Leaked documents from the free-market conservative organization The Heartland Institute reveal a plan to create school educational materials that contradict the established science on climate change.

2/16/2012

Sharon Cooksey, a facilitator for curriculum and professional learning in the Franklin Special School District, has been tapped to join the Common Core Leadership Council, a group that will advise the state department of education on a transition plan for setting student benchmarks.

2/16/2012

The Obama administration will propose Wednesday a $5 billion competition aimed at overhauling how America's teachers are trained, paid and granted tenure, the latest sign of the growing focus on the quality of teaching in public schools.

2/16/2012

Gov. Sean Parnell is calling the education funding increase approved by the Alaska Senate last week the “ultimate giveaway,” and saying the increase would actually cost the state half a billion dollars.

2/16/2012

Last year, Indiana made history by passing landmark education legislation. Now, education supporters said they want to keep heading in the right direction and Wednesday’s "Ed Reform Rocks: Demand Great Schools Rally” is how to do so.

2/15/2012

2/15/2012

Kids ages 4 and up can dig deeply into the topics that pique their curiosity – from the planets to penguins – with a new multi-platform non-fiction series from Scholastic.

2/15/2012

DimensionU announced that its DimensionU Learning System has been recently honored with three prestigious awards from District Administration, eSchool News and EdTech Digest.

2/15/2012

New Media (Ohio) Middle School announced the successful launch of the school’s innovative curriculum featuring Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1.

2/15/2012

Cheryl Williams, executive director of the Learning First Alliance, has been appointed to represent K12 education on the TechAmerica Foundation’s Recommendations for Education and Advancement of Learning (REAL) Commission.

2/15/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

2/15/2012


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.

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