Industry News

6/12/2012

6/12/2012

An education advocacy group recommended changes to a Tennessee teacher evaluation system that many classroom instructors now see as skewed toward punishing them rather than helping them improve.

6/12/2012

The armPad and iDrawer by SMARTdesks secure iPads in the classroom. 

6/12/2012

Commonwealth Court panel has ruled that the Pennsylvania Department of Education may not withhold state subsidies from a school district for the current school year for a claim made by a charter school alleging underfunding in a previous school year.

6/12/2012

An education advocacy group recommended changes to a Tennessee teacher evaluation system that many classroom instructors now see as skewed toward punishing them rather than helping them improve.

6/12/2012

Parents, education officials and children’s advocates gathered at an Eagle Rock early learning center to oppose further cuts to development programs for California’s youngest and neediest pupils.

6/12/2012

Alaska's education commissioner said that the state plans to take the steps needed to seek a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.

6/12/2012

New York City set a record in 2011 as 65.5% of its high-school students graduated in four years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

6/12/2012

Next fall, 15 technology students from Hermon (Maine) High School will take part in a pilot program that will allow them to earn college credits while working towards their high school diplomas.

6/12/2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Education kicked off Summer Food Awareness Week, June 11-15, by reminding families of the services provided by the Summer Food Service Program.

6/12/2012

The Louisiana Association of Educators says it also will file a lawsuit to throw out a set of education changes that Gov. Bobby Jindal pushed and state lawmakers passed.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

With the nearest speech language pathologist more than 30 miles away in the town of Chico, the Glenn County Special Education Local Plan Area turned to PresenceLearning to provide adequate coverage for their students needing services.

6/11/2012

Tales2Go, the leading provider of streaming audio books for kids, is pleased to announce it has been selected as a finalist by Cynopsis Media for their 2012 Kids !magination Award for Best Educational App.

6/11/2012

The Rhode Island Association of School Committees has endorsed eBOARD as a tool to help school system leadership teams work more efficiently in aligning their limited resources and time with their strategic plans, meetings, policies and evaluations.

6/11/2012

Hatch and Teaching Strategies, LLC have partnered to align Hatch’s iStartSmart computer learning system with Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system.

6/11/2012

The average income of Americans differs by state, county, city and ZIP code, obviously. At each level, the amount residents earn every year impacts available government services, health and overall quality of life. This is especially true when education is examined by school district. 

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