Industry News

4/3/2012

4/3/2012

Last week, officials from the Department of Education and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) brought together leaders from the digital education industry to formulate a unified strategy for moving America's K-12 classrooms into the digital age.

4/3/2012

Louisiana teachers have planned another rally for Wednesday at the state Capitol, the day when the key parts of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education reform package try to clear what could be their final hurdle.

4/3/2012

Once a low performing school, Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy in East Oakland has achieved double-digit gains on the California Standards Tests in English-language arts and mathematics, and is now a nominee for a National Blue Ribbon School.

4/3/2012

The company most famous for those yellow No. 2 pencils announces a new loyalty program to put free school supplies into the hands of those who appreciate them most: students.

4/3/2012

To help teachers transition from current classroom instruction to the Common Core State Standards, Kaplan K12 Learning Services and Teach For America are teaming up to provide teachers with instructional resources. 

4/3/2012

DYMO/Mimio debuted its newest software, MimioStudio 9 featuring the MimioStudio ActivityWizard, in February. Since then, more than 15,000 users have downloaded it. 

4/3/2012


Florida district promotes educational equity with help from College Board’s SpringBoard program for English and math.

4/3/2012


Get tips for improving school meal programs while adhering to USDA and Dietary Guideline. Plus, make your National School Lunch Program meals appeal to students.

4/3/2012

New York's poorest schools will get a boost from the $132.6 billion state budget passed last week as education aid grows by 4 percent and districts work to stay below the 2 percent tax cap, Moody’s Investors Service said.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

An early warning system aimed at reducing the number of school districts that end up in the red appears to be doing its job, the top financial officer with the Iowa Department of Education told state leaders Thursday.

4/2/2012

Despite multiple teacher protests at the Capitol, Gov. Bobby Jindal's education reform bills continue to move through the Louisiana Legislature.

4/2/2012

The state Board of Education on Thursday voted 4-2 to approve proposed rules for an A to F grading system for the state's schools.

4/2/2012

Rand McNally and USA TODAY have announced the kick-off of an essay contest titled “American the Beautiful” for students in 7th through 12th grade. 

4/2/2012

Observe4success has changed its name but not its focus—to offer an efficient yet practical tool for administrators to observe and enhance effective teaching practice and classroom cultures. 

4/2/2012

As access to skilled workers becomes increasingly vital to the U.S. economy, AT&T is launching a quarter-billion-dollar campaign to help more students graduate from high school ready for careers and college, and to ensure the country is better prepared to meet global competition.

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