Industry News

3/22/2012

3/22/2012

Gov. Beverly Perdue's verbal drumbeat in support of raising additional revenues for the public schools next year could be heard at one of the big technology companies located in North Carolina Wednesday.

3/22/2012

The city’s Department of Education says it has secured enough money to allow all low-income students to pay the same amount to take the Advanced Placement exams this spring as they paid last year.

3/22/2012

When the new school years begins in August in Oswego, it won’t just be the kindergartners who have a lot of new faces and names to learn.

3/22/2012

The Cincinnati Board of Education approved layoffs for 40 administrators Monday and outlined plans for an agreement to rehire Cincinnati Public Schools Superintendent Mary Ronan at about half her current salary.

3/21/2012

3/21/2012

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of its new AP Physics guide, which will prep students on Newtonian Mechanics, Fluids and Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Waves and Optics, and Laboratory and Experimental Situations.

3/21/2012

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MediaLink for iPad, an AV control system app. 

3/21/2012

ASCD will launch a series of six institutes focusing on supporting implementation of the new English language arts standards May 8 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Six institutes will commence on May 15 in Jacksonville, Fla., that focus on the math standards. 

3/21/2012

Edmodo, the free and secure social network for education, announced it will open its API to third–party and independent web developers to enable the creation of

3/21/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

3/21/2012


Assessing the effectiveness of educational technology and its place in K12 education.

3/21/2012

Nearly 30 years after the landmark education report “A Nation at Risk,” a new report finds that America’s failure to prepare its young people for a globalized world is now so grave that it poses a national security threat.

3/21/2012

Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools.

3/21/2012

A new bill (SB 893) was approved by the Tennessee Senate that will protect teachers who wish to promote "alternate" scientific theories, essentially allowing anti-evolutionists and climate change deniers a voice in the science classroom.

3/21/2012

The vast majority of voters, from the cities to rural towns, give high marks to Connecticut's public schools and teachers, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are currently considering a major overhaul of the system.

3/21/2012

New rules now in place in at Georgia high schools will affect every summer football practice.

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