Industry News

1/12/2012

1/12/2012

Birdville Independent School District near Haltom City, Texas reported dramatic improvements for students who participated in the Revolution K12 software for SAT preparation with 47 percent of these students being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Committee.

1/12/2012


Refurbished computers are key to success of growing online tutoring program.

1/12/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

1/12/2012

Learning Enhancement Corporation and StarShine Academy Schools announced that LEC’s BrainWare Safari cognitive skills development program will be implemented as a core element in StarShine’s visionary curriculum. 

1/12/2012

Nearly 90% of New Mexico schools failed last year to make adequate progress according to the No Child Left Behind Act.

1/12/2012

Louisiana's public education board overwhelming agreed Wednesday to hire Recovery School District leader John White as state education superintendent, despite blistering criticism that Gov. Bobby Jindal had too heavy a role in the choice and that White didn't have enough experience for the job.

1/12/2012

Missouri could be the next battleground in a nationwide fight over tougher immigration laws.

1/12/2012

Gov. Rick Scott welcomed back the Legislature to an election-year session Tuesday with an upbeat State of the State speech that centered on creating jobs, holding the line on taxes and spending more on schools.

1/12/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to convince Californians to vote for tax hike to support schools.

1/12/2012

Apple Inc. plans to make an education-related announcement in New York on Jan. 19, pushing further into a market it penetrated early on with computers that won a following among students and schools.

1/12/2012

In a progress report Tuesday on New York's Race to the Top grant, the U.S. Education Department said it has concerns about the state's lack of recent progress on new data and teacher-evaluation systems.

1/12/2012

 China sends more of its students to America than any other country. During the 2010-11 academic year, 157,588 Chinese students were studying in the U.S. – an increase of 23 percent from the previous year, according to the Institute of International Education.

1/11/2012

1/11/2012

Young elementary school students should use the proper names for body parts and, by the end of fifth grade, know that sexual orientation is "the romantic attraction of an individual to someone of the same gender or a different gender," according to new sexual education guidelines released by a coalition of health and education groups.

1/11/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Singapore Math, Bar Models, an exciting new educational app for iPad now available in the Apple App Store.

1/11/2012

Capstone announces a donation of 50,000 books to Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent.

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