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4/17/2013

Math Recovery, a non-profit mathematics intervention council, announces that Carolyn K. Olijnek joins the organization as its first chief executive officer. Olijnek has supported Math Recovery in numerous ways, including as a mathematics trainer and as a presenter at various Math Recovery Conferences.

4/17/2013

Three Texas middle school students joined marine veterans and a team of surgeons on a 12-day expedition through the jungles of Central America. The expedition was part of a science education program called Exploration Nation, featuring real students applying STEM topics to the real world.

4/17/2013

To understand how the proposed May 7 technology levy would work for Billings K8 students, let’s take a look at how the high school technology levy that voters approved three years ago is working.

4/17/2013

The Board of Education is considering three separate policies geared toward improving the use and security of technology in Howard County (Md.) schools: Ensuring the proper security of all technology within the school system, defining the acceptable use of technology with the school system, and determining the proper use of social media among students and teachers.

4/17/2013

Some students come from homes that are conducive to learning, and they do well in school; others don’t come from such homes and, with few exceptions, do poorly.

4/17/2013

The technology and education department at St. Michael-Albertville High School (St. Michael, Minn.) received the Program Excellence Award at the 2013 International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference, recently held in Ohio.

4/17/2013

In the ninth annual Digital School Districts Survey from the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association, three school districts received top honors for technology integration.

4/17/2013

Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions with more than five million user accounts, announced today that several secondary schools and universities have implement the company’s identity and access management solutions during the first quarter of 2013 to automate their account management procedures and improve access and security of their internal solutions.

 

4/17/2013

The BRAIN Initiative announced this week by President Barack Obama has underscored the importance of better understanding brain-behavior relationships and holds potential for deeper knowledge of the mechanisms involved in the development of the cognitive skills involved in learning and thinking.

4/17/2013

Don't have enough credit hours to teach a subject in high school? Apply to a Kansas tech school and teach the college course. Yes, some Kansas tech schools have advertised for instructors of general education courses and the minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree with 24 credit hours of coursework in the subject taught.

4/17/2013

Since its founding, The Pacific Institute has been empowering individuals to achieve their full potential through higher education. For a decade, leaders from various private institutions across the United States have come together at the Best Practices and Great Ideas Conference to share their expert insights, opinions and best practices to help private schools succeed.

4/17/2013

Here is the conundrum facing Buffalo Public Schools: The district is receiving record levels of support from the public and private sectors, but the needle is hardly moving on its performance.

4/17/2013

On Monday, Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of the American Association of School Superintendents (AASA) released AASA’s response to President Obama’s FY14 Proposed Budget.

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