Industry News

11/22/2011

11/22/2011

A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the killing of a gay classmate in a deal that will send him to prison for 21 years, authorities said.

11/22/2011

A new Texas Freedom Network Education Fund study shows including teaching about contraception with abstinence has increased during the past three years.

11/22/2011

As the Penn State University child sexual-abuse scandal unfolded, Millersville University President Francine G. McNairy sent out a missive across her own campus.

11/22/2011

The state’s strict new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights has some local school superintendents wondering how they can enforce the rules, deal with the increased work load, and manage the bureaucratic details without additional time and money.

11/22/2011

Good school principals are key in creating the right environment for kids to succeed.

11/22/2011

Classroom furniture is coldly utilitarian at best – it gets the job done, but you wouldn’t consider decorating your home with it.

But how realistically can it be improved?

11/22/2011

Houston ISD libraries have slipped into further disrepair, despite a $10 million investment over the last three years.

11/22/2011

Monday, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released high school graduation rates calculated using a new method.

11/22/2011

In recent years, we’ve been treated to reams of op-ed articles about how we need better teachers in our public schools and, if only the teachers’ unions would go away, our kids would score like Singapore’s on the big international tests.

11/21/2011

11/21/2011

Early registration is open for Follett’s annual New Leaf in Learning Conference, to be held March 21-23, 2012, where attendees will learn about the latest trends and front-burner topics shaping today’s K12 education industry.

11/21/2011

Portals is a free learning platform that provides educators with access to the entire line of Daily Practice interactive apps, including over 150 interactive lessons that can be used as reinforcement of core language art and math skills for grades 1-8. 

11/21/2011

Just two months before the launch of PD360’s regular updates comes the much-anticipated PD 360 Mobile application for any iOS (Apple) or Android mobile device.

11/21/2011

A look at the nation’s premier environmental sustainability competition for students in grades K-12

11/21/2011

This Web seminar will offer real-world examples of how districts can successfully incorporate online credit recovery courses.

11/21/2011

DisplayLink and Userful announced a software/hardware partnership that will allow schools to deploy large numbers of Linux-based computer stations in the classroom for very low cost. 

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