Industry News

10/27/2011

10/27/2011

Illinois education officials are investigating whether some students may have received improper help on the state's standardized exams.

10/27/2011

"How do we as parents get to the table?" That’s what parent and community organizer Carol Johnson wanted to know Tuesday night at a West Side forum that drew both supporters and skeptics of a longer day.

10/27/2011

After two decades of developing products and services for learners with special needs, PCI Education is looking ahead to the trends that will shape the next 20 years in special education. Since 1991, PCI Education has developed more than 200 special education products, helping students of all abilities succeed in school and in the community.

10/27/2011

The Beaverton School District's request for more money with Measure 34-193 presents voters with an interesting choice: Do we continue to support K-12 education with funds currently available and learn to live within our means? Or, do we approve an expensive levy?

10/27/2011

To expand the usability and flexibility of its Reflect Video platform, Teachscape has added the ability to upload video from most video-recording devices, including its new Mini Camera Kit, and to clip and share video examples of best teaching practices. These new features, along with Reflect’s existing functionalities, facilitate collaboration among educators.

10/27/2011

A Minnesota school district must report to the federal government any future allegations of harassment against Somali students as part of a tentative agreement to end a civil rights investigation, the district's superintendent said Monday.

10/27/2011

<p>Education Secretary Arne Duncan was in Wake County, N.C. yesterday promoting President Obama's jobs plan. He visited Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, where he talked about the importance of community colleges to the economic recovery.</p>

10/26/2011

10/26/2011

Watch this web seminar to learn how to manage Wi-Fi growth without sacrificing resources, security and network quality.

10/26/2011

Sunburst announces the launch of its newest brand of digital instructional solutions: “English Spanish Success- ESS!”. ESS! is designed for the growing demand from educational communities looking for academic achievement solutions promoting student expectations for their Spanish heritage speaking learners.

10/26/2011

Naviance announced a new partnership with College Summit, a national nonprofit organization that partners with high schools and districts to strengthen college-going culture and increase college enrollment. College Summit member schools now have the option of accessing College Summit's curriculum and reporting capabilities through Naviance Succeed, a college and career readiness platform for schools.

10/26/2011

The United Way, the ACC and the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation are teaming up on the Healthy Teens program, a health and wellness literacy program to inspire students in grades 6 through 9 to build a better quality life for themselves and their communities. Six $500 grants will be awarded to middle schools within a 30-mile radius of Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Florida State, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest University.

10/26/2011

Learn360.com, an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, announces its newest series additions: Math Park and Write Right. Both series demonstrate innovative learning methods and strategies through streaming video with engaging characters and interactive concepts.

10/26/2011

Find handy checklists, surveys and other tools that you can use to monitor the effectiveness of your school wellness policy.

10/26/2011

A new study is sounding alarms at the quick expansion of virtual education programs in states like Florida, saying for-profit companies are pushing states to offer full-time virtual instruction paid for by state tax dollars with little research on the quality of these programs.

10/26/2011

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the U.S. Department of Education are asking college students and their parents for help designing a worksheet on college costs.

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