Industry News

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

Teachers across the country face pay freezes and possible layoffs, but the heads of the two biggest teachers unions saw their pay jump 20 percent last year, to nearly half a million dollars apiece.

7/16/2012

Education Commissioner Deborah Gist on Friday released reports cards for every school in the state, indentifying the schools by a set of six classifications, with the lowest-performing schools set for state intervention.

7/16/2012

New netTrekker Search empowers teachers to deliver more motivating, engaging, differentiated learning experience that is aligned with state and Common Core standards.

7/16/2012

John Jay High School Director of Guidance Christopher Griffin is leaving his position after four years to become the assistant principal at Scarsdale High School, the Katonah Lewisboro School District announced Thursday.

7/16/2012

Houston voters may face a dizzying array of decisions in November as the city, school district and community college system seek authority to borrow more than $2 billion for construction work.

7/16/2012

A survey of Louisiana schoolsshows most are lacking the technology and facilities needed to conduct on-line testing that's to be part of a new Common Core Curriculum to be implemented in the 2014-15 school year.

7/16/2012

In five years, pension contributions for area school districts are projected to increase by $172.9 million.

7/16/2012

Back to school time has arrived for those students on the year-round schedule, but the debate continues over whether learning improves with shorter, more frequent breaks.

7/13/2012

7/13/2012

Tales2Go partnered with TIES, the Minnesota Education Technology Collaborative that brings together technology and education to create comprehensive, cutting-edge solutions for school administrators, educators and students.

7/13/2012

Funds For Learning, the nation’s largest E-rate compliance firm, announced expanded user package options for the award-winning E-rate Manager tool.

7/13/2012

Painted Hills Middle School in Desert Hot Springs, Calif., has standardized on Extron’s PoleVault and WallVault Systems for classroom AV technology.

7/13/2012

A Web-based component of the blended intervention program Algebra City, Algebra City Interactive Activities provide fun and motivating practice to correct the 28 most common algebraic misconceptions.

7/13/2012

Chicago Public Schools'proposed budget for the coming school year drew boos and hisses from more than 200 teachers and community activists who packed a public hearing at Malcolm X College's auditorium.

7/13/2012

By the time summer's over, many families can't wait for school to start. Working parents have struggled to find camps or babysitting, kids are bored and teachers fret over "summer slide" – the academic losses that research shows hits kids from poor families hardest.

7/13/2012

In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district have failed to adequately educate children, violating their "right to learn to read" under an obscure state law.

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