Industry News

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and online grading, has been named the winner of the eSchool Media 2012 Readers’ Choice Award and the 2011 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award.

2/2/2012

Findaway World, LLC and Follett Library Resources jointly announced the launch of Catalist Digital, a new digital audiobook platform, into the PreK-12 school market.

2/2/2012

The 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge gives students from around the world the chance to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life to solve some of the world’s most challenging issues. The deadline is Feb. 14.

2/2/2012

Durham, North Carolina leaders are taking a stand against a new charter high school planned for the Research Triangle Park area, saying it will siphon money from traditional public schools and lead to further racial segregation.

2/2/2012

The Mercer County school district has three years to improve the way it identifies and educates those learning English as a second language under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

2/2/2012

If the results of the most recent international achievement tests were graded on a curve, U.S. students probably would rank somewhere in the B range. They placed 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in mathematics among 70 countries whose 15-year-olds participated in the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) testing, the latest figures available.

2/2/2012

The education goal set by the Oregon legislature in 2011 is clear.

But the way the goal is to be reached is still cloudy and will come into sharper focus during this year's legislative session, which begins today.

2/2/2012

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said he wants all students to have digital textbooks within five years and challenged industry and state leaders to spur the market.

2/2/2012

With iPads making their way into kindergarten classrooms from Maine to Tennessee, it may seem like a given that American education is embracing technology for the rising generation.

2/2/2012


Did you miss our webinar where representatives from the leading providers explain the benefits and differences of their systems in our Virtual Product Shootout. That’s OK, the archived version is now available.

2/2/2012


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

2/2/2012

Milwaukee Public Schools is stepping up security after a rash of fights where police officers were injured trying to break up students. Two of those incidents happened at Madison High School.

2/2/2012

In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and President of Curriculum Designers, Inc., will present at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit July 16-17th.

2/1/2012

eBOARDsolutions is pleased to announce that their web-based suite of tools, eBOARD, has been selected by the Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center as the best tool for streamlining board of education operations to offer to their member districts and BOCES in New York.

 

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