Industry News

10/31/2011

10/31/2011

The state attorney general has been asked to investigate allegations that Sunnyside High School athletes were told to report for a weekend practice, in uniform, then directed to pass out literature in support of the district's upcoming bond and override election.

10/31/2011

School districts across Indiana could find themselves risking parental wrath by getting out of the transportation business as they struggle with shrinking revenues and property tax caps.

10/31/2011

A push in the North Penn School District to trim energy costs is already reducing expenditures.

10/31/2011

Parents across Idaho will now play a role in whether or not their child's teacher gets a raise.

10/28/2011

10/28/2011

On Wednesday, President Obama introduced two changes to the federal student loan program that could affect several million borrowers. The broad outlines of his plans to encourage loan consolidation and assist people who are struggling financially are reasonably clear.

10/28/2011

SMARTdesks newest product, iLid computer tables and desks, provide LCD monitor availability as easily as flipping open a laptop. Users flip open the monitor panel, mounted on a friction-fitting hinge, and then adjust the screen to their desired angle.

10/28/2011

As the rate of teen prescription drug abuse continues to rise in the United States, the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., joined with addiction expert Dr. Drew Pinsky, to launch a new tool kit intended to help America’s schools educate teens and their parents about the risks and consequences of abusing prescription medication.

10/28/2011

ClassLink is pleased to announce New York State’s three million plus state and local employees and school personnel now have easy access to ClassLink market leading solutions. Under terms of this special pricing contract, any agency or school in New York can easily order LaunchPad, ClassLink’s virtual desktop, or ClassMate, ClassLink’s award-winning BOCES student management system.

10/28/2011

Watch this web seminar to learn how to protect the security of your network and the privacy and safety of your students and staff in a BYOD environment.

10/28/2011

A new class of projectors from InFocus turns any surface into an interactive whiteboard.

10/28/2011

Education officials meeting here this week called for more civility as the debate intensifies over sweeping changes in New Jersey public schools.

10/28/2011

Parents, teachers and students sitting in on a packed meeting of the San Diego Unified School District got a "big picture" look at the financial crisis facing the state's second largest school district.

10/28/2011

Every morning in Sarah McKerr's third-grade class at Foster Elementary School in Compton, students turn in their homework and file back to their seats with something in hand: a free breakfast.

10/28/2011

Senate Bill 22 is expected to pass both houses of the state legislature, and if it does, education in Wisconsin could change in profound ways that surpass the aftermath of the budget repair bill. The bill passed the Joint Committee on Finance on Oct. 26, and was previously passed by the education committees of both the Senate and the Assembly.

10/28/2011

Lexia Learning Systems has been named an approved provider of reading improvement computer-assisted instructional learning tools for grades K-3 by the Utah Department of Education. Utah educators can now implement Lexia Reading as it's recommended to assist in meeting their district reading goals.

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