Industry News

3/19/2012

3/19/2012

Among the nation’s young people, those in the South suffer the worst rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV, according to a new study that finds little resistance among parents in the region for age-appropriate sex education in schools.

3/19/2012

The Cupcake Wars came to Public School 295 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in October.

The Parent-Teacher Association’s decision to raise the price of a cupcake at its monthly bake sale — to $1, from 50 cents — was supposed to be a simple way to raise extra money in the face of city budget cuts.

3/19/2012

The N.C. Pre-K program has become the focus of a statewide debate over early education, but it represents only a portion of state taxpayer-funded pre-kindergarten classes.

3/19/2012

Rialto (Calif.) Unified School District has responded to a request seeking the number of complaints of teacher misconduct, becoming the second of 19 school districts to provide such a list for a special project by the Daily Bulletin, The Sun and the Redlands Daily Facts.

3/19/2012

It's been a confusing few months for Calif. families with children who are turning 5 in November -- kids who, until this year, would have been eligible to start kindergarten.

3/16/2012

3/16/2012

Chicago Public Schools students will have the opportunity to attend five Early College STEM Schools that focus on technology skills and career readiness as well as earn college credits under a partnership agreement with five technology companies.

3/16/2012

ePals Corporation announced that its Children’s Publishing Division, formerly Carus Publishing, captured 13 awards of excellence at the 2012 Parents’ Choice Awards. 

3/16/2012

ETA/Cuisenaire, provider of hands-on learning products for math, science and literacy education, announced the launch of “VersaTiles Success Factor,” a contest to spotlight how educators are using the company’s popular and proven VersaTiles product.

3/16/2012

New York City is removing eight teachers and school aides who were “insufficiently disciplined” for previous offenses in the wake of a department-wide personnel review, school officials said Thursday.

3/16/2012


MIND Research Institute's visual ST Math generates genuine interest in learning math.

3/16/2012


This web seminar showcased one elementary school’s implementation of StarBoard interactive whiteboards into every classroom and addressed how to provide meaningful professional development that encourages daily use of the devices.

3/16/2012

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced year-long pilot programs of its Singapore Math, Bar Models App for iPad in school districts in New Jersey and Kentucky. 

3/16/2012

School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."

3/16/2012

Summer is only months away and the school year is winding down, but talk of education funding in Alaska is just gearing up.

3/16/2012

If charter schools are poised to grow in Michigan, they’ve already exploded in Arizona.

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