Industry News

10/19/2011

10/19/2011

Targeted to the 9-14 year old, Youngzine introduces current news and events shaping our world, in a simple, engaging and interactive manner. Articles are presented keeping in mind, age appropriateness, sensitivities and maturity of the audience.

10/19/2011

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) shifted a major teacher evaluation requirement out of his rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- known as No Child Left Behind -- over the weekend, shifting the dynamics of the debate over the bill's passage.

10/19/2011

At a time when college graduates are struggling to find jobs, employers in vocational fields are struggling to find trained workers.

10/19/2011

Teachers in New York State will soon be banned from grading their own students’ state standardized tests, a Board of Regents committee decided on Monday, part of an effort to curtail cheating on the high-stakes exams.

10/19/2011

The Florida Board of Education got a glimpse of continued improvements at Miami Edison Senior High on Tuesday, just three months after board members decided to keep the struggling school and Miami Central Senior High open.

10/19/2011

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a member of the Senate education committee and a former U.S. secretary of education, said that when the panel takes up the legislation this week, he will vote to send it to the full Senate.

10/19/2011

The West Virginia Department of Education has formed an internal committee to study whether year-round school would work.

10/19/2011

AMX announced the immediate availability of the enterprise-scale digital-signage software Inspired Composer 5 – more than two months earlier than scheduled. Inspired Composer 5 answers the challenge large organizations face of ‘how’ to ensure a consistent look and adherence to brand guidelines when content from assorted departments, across the enterprise, is needed.

10/19/2011

A week after the Senate knocked down President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs bill, leaders from the West Virginia Federation of Teachers and the West Virginia AFL-CIO touted the education benefits of the president's plan Monday, saying it would repair run-down schools, hire more educators and funnel resources to West Virginia's neediest children.

10/19/2011

Senate Democratic leaders have settled on which piece of President Barack Obama's jobs plan they want to move on first: $35 billion for state and local governments to rehire teachers, police and firefighters.

10/18/2011

10/18/2011

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced the $250 million extension of PNC Grow Up Great, an innovative program supporting early childhood education that has benefited more than 1 million children.

10/18/2011

This web seminar will explore how two schools are successfully using blended learning models to meet their students' needs.

10/18/2011

"Share Your Story" winner receives $10,000 worth of equipment from CDI.

10/18/2011

SpringBoard(R), from the CollegeBoard, gives students in a Florida district a leg up on college readiness.

10/18/2011

To successfully overhaul the state’s education system, Iowa needs champions in the Legislature and communities that are willing to push for sustained changes, some state leaders say.

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