Industry News

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

In its ongoing mission to engage and inspire individuals of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career and life, Career Cruising is pleased to announce their recent acquisition of The Real Game.

5/4/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said school vouchers are needed to repair a public-education system that has left students unprepared for college and work.

5/4/2012

Since becoming Connecticut’s Commissioner of Education this past fall, Stefan Pryor has brought in highly paid consultants with ties to the charter school community to help craft Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s sweeping education reform package.

5/4/2012

The American Civil Liberties Union and a southwestern Pennsylvania school district have signed an agreement settling a lawsuit brought by a girl who claimed she was disciplined for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.

5/4/2012

Gov. Chris Gregoire challenged her potential successors to pursue new revenue in support of education, saying that she wished the state had committed more money to schools in this year’s budget.

5/4/2012

After failing for the eighth straight year to meet service delivery targets for special education, Los Angeles Unified School District has begun interviewing staff to understand why records indicate thousands of students with disabilities are not receiving their prescribed services.

5/4/2012

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was assaulted and forcibly tattooed on the buttocks by four older students during school hours have filed suit against the school district.

5/4/2012

The Alabama Senate passed a $5.5 billion education budget, but not before making some changes to distribution of funds to two-year colleges and saying it expects more changes to be made in the state House.

5/4/2012

For the second straight day, two South Bay (Calif.) schools, Mar Vista High School and Imperial Beach Elementary, were locked down after the school district received a disturbing phone call.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

5/3/2012

TIPS (Threat Assessment, Incident Management and Prevention Services), an award-winning platform from Awareity, allows for the anonymous reporting.

5/3/2012

Pearson’s free Election Series blog found at OnlineLearningExchange.com addresses campaign topics, providing complete, up-to-date learning resources and offering a forum for teachers and students. 

5/3/2012

New research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies, according to the Adobe State of Create global benchmark study. 

5/3/2012

AMX announced the immediate availability of the NetLinx Clear Connect Gateway. 

5/3/2012

It may not have been as required in the economy 40 years ago, but now, it is skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which can make a school leaver or graduate an enticing prospect to employers — even more important when faced with a stagnant economy.

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