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8/30/2012

8/30/2012

East Haven Public School District is already off to a state-of-the-art start to the first half of the new school year.

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

The largest school district in the state is offering a new tool to report (hotline and online), track and address bullying or other potentially harmful incidents.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

Not so long ago, most school districts had very strict policies: Leave your cellphones and laptops at home.

8/24/2012

8/24/2012

The iPad became a big hit in the K-12 education market over the past year. Pioneering schools that brought Apple’s tablet into the classroom last school year proved that the iPad can be a excellent learning tool – one that has immense power to transform education.

8/23/2012

8/23/2012

We’re still a long way from flying school buses and holographic instructors, but more than ever, schools are tapping digital technology to upgrade the learning experience.

8/23/2012

Hitchcock Independent School District in Hitchcock, Texas has deployed a revolutionary new anonymous tipping system that allows students to “text” in their tips to school principals. 

8/23/2012

Students can use the StudyBlue app to search, create and study flashcards and notes with their iPads. 

8/22/2012

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

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.

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

No longer are tech devices forbidden in Northwest Indiana schools as many were a few short years ago.

8/15/2012

8/15/2012

In a Danbury elementary school this year, Deputy Superintendent of Schools William Glass was surprised after giving a short presentation when he turned to collect his iPhone on his way out the door.

8/15/2012

Students at Thibodaux High and South Lafourche will be allowed to use cellphones at school again this year, but other schools will remain cellphone-free, school officials said.

8/14/2012

8/14/2012

extbooks won't be the only items students in the Iberville Parish School District will be receiving during the first few weeks of school this year.

8/14/2012

Never have so many eyes been on Havana High School, and Superintendent Patrick M. Twomey knows the pressure is on as the school embraces a new classroom model that threatens all that educators have taken as gospel for decades about how to teach.

8/13/2012

8/13/2012

In Kara Kujawa's seventh-grade science class at Sunset Hills Elementary School in Surprise, her students are used to hearing, "Get out your devices."

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