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1/17/2013

1/17/2013

Like a lot of school districts across the state, Sumner County Schools are ill-prepared for new online assessments students are required to begin taking in the 2014-15 school year, school officials say.

1/16/2013

1/16/2013

Worried about exposure to foul language, immodest dress, peer pressure and other inappropriate behavior, Susan Brown didn't want her two daughters attending public schools — even though she's a substitute teacher in a public school in Minnesota.

1/10/2013

1/10/2013

As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013

Unlike the controversial Radio Frequency Identification System, or RFID, tags the Northside school district made mandatory at two San Antonio area campuses, the Austin program requires student and parental written consent.

1/7/2013

People who worried that the technology boom would lead to kids playing video games in class were right.

1/7/2013

As winter break ends, kids across Ventura County are returning to their backbreaking work — not their homework, but rather their lugging of heavy textbooks around school and sometimes all the way home.

12/13/2012

12/13/2012

In a $2 million technology upgrade, the Portland Public School District has purchased almost 1,000 Apple computers, most of them for elementary school teachers and students. Some computers have already been handed out, but others continue to be distributed this month, district officials said Wednesday.

12/13/2012

Easton Area School District will join neighboring school districts by allowing students to take online courses next year.

12/11/2012

12/11/2012

In an effort to ensure a superior statewide system of education, the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) is advocating for online and blended learning and the infrastructure to make it possible, according to testimony by Dr. Richard Bozza, Executive Director, NJASA, before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools in Trenton last week.

12/5/2012

12/5/2012

Super Duper Publications has added three educational Fun Deck mobile apps for Apple devices — Listening for Absurdities, What Does Miss Bee See, and What Doesn’t Belong — to its growing number of titles available in the iTunes App Store.

12/4/2012

12/4/2012

Brush of Truth, a book app for kids 8-12, was rated five stars by review site Technology in Education for engaging young readers. Created by Story Bayou, the $1.99 app will go on sale for 99 cents on Dec. 7 on iTunes for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Brush of Truth, recognized for its appeal to reluctant readers, also is available on Google Play for Android devices, and for Kindle Fire and Windows 7 devices.

12/3/2012

12/3/2012

When Nina Corley, a high school history teacher in Galveston, Texas, prepares her students for a field trip, more often than not these days she sets up a large monitor in the front of her classroom and dials in to a live broadcast that is brought directly to the screen.

12/3/2012

The Hingsbergen family of Fairfield Township, Ohio, is an e-school family.

11/27/2012

11/27/2012

At schools in Pinellas County, Fla., students aren't paying for lunch with cash or a card, but with a wave of their hand over a palm scanner.

11/20/2012

11/20/2012

Kevin Moorhead fires up the computer for his honors investing class at Champlin Park High School. He has a powerpoint ready to go as students filter in and grab their laptops.

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