Industry News

11/21/2011

11/21/2011

High schools have displayed advertisements on football fields for years, but one metro Atlanta school district hopes to slap the logos of major national companies on cafeteria trays, auditorium seat backs and salad bar sneeze guards to bring in money for cash-strapped schools.

11/18/2011

11/18/2011

The Christie administration wants to withhold state and federal aid to low-performing schools that refuse to undergo significant reshaping via measures such as removing principals and teachers, lengthening the school day and revamping the curriculum.

11/18/2011

PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K12 students, provides services to more than 20 online schools across the U.S. for their special education students.

11/18/2011

The Worcester County Board of Education has officially begun the search for a new schools superintendent.

11/18/2011

SkillsTutor, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, announced new cost-effective options for customers to purchase its comprehensive student improvement programs to give  customers the option of receiving significant reduction in product pricing, or new hardware solutions for students.

11/18/2011

Enertiv, Inc., an electricity monitoring solutions company, won a public bid with the New Haven Public School System to monitor electricity usage at the Ross Woodward School.

11/18/2011

Smaller schools? More charters? Those are yesterday's headlines in the world of school reform. The hot-button topic now is the inclusion of student test scores in teacher evaluations. Yet as school administrators and the teachers union battle it out in current contract negotiations in Los Angeles, who would have guessed that state law addressed this issue long ago?

11/18/2011

Earlier this year, Indiana education officials took the unprecedented step of taking over five public schools.

11/18/2011

MIND Research Institute's visual ST Math generates genuine interest in learning math.

11/18/2011

ViewSonic Corp. announced its industry-leading PJD6 Series DLP projector line, comprised of the PJD6253, PJD6223 and PJD6553w, are Crestron and AMX certified, and all specifically designed for both classroom and corporate environments.

11/18/2011

A new program called myON® reader from Capstone Digital connects student interests and reading ability with the largest online library of enhanced digital books, and it forecasts reading growth by student, class, grade and district.

11/18/2011

Beginning this week, nine states that were the runner-up finalists from last year's Race to the Top competition can apply for a portion of the $200 million Race to the Top round three fund.

11/18/2011

Yes, a college education is certainly "worth it" to the many students for whom college is a way out of cyclical poverty or geographic isolation.

11/18/2011

The Ohio Board of Education has taken the first step toward creating a statewide teacher evaluation model that would account for student growth.

11/18/2011

State’s schools are seeing more empty chairs in the classroom and burdens on educators.

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