Industry News

1/20/2012

1/20/2012

The Obama administration is creating a manual showing how schools can fight teacher-led cheating on standardized tests, asking educators to help stomp out "testing irregularities."

1/20/2012

The latest statistic bedeviling New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s efforts to show progress in the city’s public schools during his tenure is a startling, but well-known one: one out of every four students who entered high school in 2007, and graduated four years later, was not ready for college-level work.

1/20/2012

President Barack Obama's administration is moving ahead in reforming U.S. education without the help of the Congress, and will soon announce which states can opt out of the national education law known as "No Child Left Behind."

1/20/2012

Superintendents representing school districts from across the state met in Jennings to exchange thoughts on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education plan and to prepare for a bigger meeting in February.

1/20/2012

Before a crowd of hundreds of school district officials and school board members in Milwaukee, Gov. Scott Walker announced that recommendations from a variety of state education task forces will soon be solidified in formal legislation.

1/20/2012

The Iowa House Education Committee has unanimously approved a bill banning the use of all nicotine products on school property, amid fears new smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products are easier for students to use. 

1/19/2012

1/19/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

1/19/2012

Promethean unveiled ActivTable for public preview at BETT 2012. ActivTable inspires users to take an active role in their own learning and that of their friends by driving student engagement, participation and creativity.

1/19/2012

AMX announced an agreement with Graybar, a leading electrical, communications and data networking products distributor and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services. Graybar will sell AMX SchoolView.

1/19/2012

iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the release of automated translation technology that enables Turnitin to identify potentially plagiarized content that has been translated.

1/19/2012

Epson has been recognized by the 2011 EdTech Digest Awards in three separate categories – the BrightLink Solo and PowerLite 96W projector were selected as winners and the BrightLink 455Wi was selected as a finalist.

1/19/2012

Educating people in science and engineering leads to growth in research and technology that, in turn, leads to jobs in manufacturing the devices that those people invent.

1/19/2012

As expected, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo released his proposed state budget, and overall it contained good news for public education: a 4 percent across-the-state aid increase for schools. About $800 million of that will go to poor districts, The New York Times reports.

1/19/2012


How to protect the security of your network and the privacy and safety of your students and staff in a BYOD environment.

1/19/2012

Could the days of used textbooks filled with misleading highlights be nearing an end?

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