Industry News

8/22/2012

8/22/2012

In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.

8/22/2012

Struggling Indiana public school districts are buying billboard space, airing radio ads and even sending principals door-to-door in an unusual marketing campaign aimed at persuading parents not to move their children to private schools as the nation’s largest voucher program doubles in size.

8/22/2012

With more than 1,700 students scheduled to get at least part-time access to iPads when school starts Sept. 4, Farmington administrators are putting the finishing touches on the policy that will regulate how students will be expected to use and care for their new tablet computers.

8/22/2012

At the new Rochester Career Mentoring Charter School, college comes early.

8/22/2012

Children going door to door for fundraising programs - and parents having to respond to those hopeful young faces - may soon be off the hook thanks to a new app that converts grocery receipts into fundraising dollars.

8/22/2012

Sixty-five freshmen are about to embark on a new journey to reimagine a high school education—one that may take three, five, or even six years, depending on how quickly they learn.

8/22/2012

Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let them smell the leaves, and then did the same with oregano.

8/22/2012

Plenty of Central Texas school districts are looking for new ways to stretch their education dollars, especially with a new school year starting next week. And some are going green to save.

8/21/2012

8/21/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 10.1 for the U.S. market. 

8/21/2012

GroupCast, LLC, providers of SchoolReach, one of the fastest-growing parent notification services in the United States, today announced an integration agreement with MyStudentProgress.com (MSP), a leading web-based school management software provider for diocesan K-12 schools.

8/21/2012

Knovation, the leader in personalized learning solutions, announced that it has expanded its collaboration with SAS to help schools as they transform from print to digital curriculum.

8/21/2012

This year’s CODiE Awards feature 27 new and updated categories, reflecting the dramatic changes in technology and business models impacting the software and information industries.

8/21/2012

The high cost of educating students with special needs is disproportionately falling on traditional public schools as other students increasingly opt for alternatives that aren't always readily open to those requiring special education.

8/21/2012

Before this summer, tramping around the woods near Chippewa Falls at an environmental science camp would have earned Alicia Moore personal fulfillment and knowledge to share with her students in the fall.

8/21/2012

Despite the ongoing budget crunch, Keller trustees voted last week to approve across-the-board raises for all employees.

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