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3/6/2013

3/6/2013

Willoughby-Eastlake City School District
Willoughby, Ohio

3/5/2013

3/5/2013

An education technology conference this week in Austin, Texas, will clang with bells and whistles as startups eagerly show off their latest wares. But the most influential new product may be the least flashy: a $100 million database built to chart the academic paths of public school students from kindergarten through high school.

3/5/2013

I am pretty sure Sugata Mitra isn't hanging out out with the same eight-year-olds I am. In the world Mitra describes, eight-year-olds are self-motivated and self-realized.

3/5/2013

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a provider of professional projector solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its new SOLID SHINE™ Series of lamp-free projectors with DIGITAL LINK technology.

3/5/2013

Developed in partnership with educators, bioinformaticians, researchers, and science media experts, the eBOL Community Web Portal integrates new digital resources to bridge the biodiversity knowledge gap and advance DNA barcoding as an interdisciplinary teaching and learning tool.

3/5/2013

Two bills introduced in the Legislature would give charter schools greater freedom to open and operate in Kansas, where the schools have struggled to find a foothold.

3/5/2013

Anchorage schools Superintendent Jim Browder is one of three finalists for the job of superintendent of the Des Moines, Iowa, school district, the Des Moines district announced Saturday.

3/5/2013

Gloucester City Schools have expanded their use of ClassLink OnTrack to include Professional Development Services (PDS) after seeing strong results from their first two years of the initiative. ClassLink OnTrack is a powerful online curriculum management solution that provides teachers with easy access to their curriculum, units and lesson plans.

3/5/2013

TransLoc Inc., provider of real-time transit information to the world's leading educational institutions, municipalities, airports and corporations, today announced that students, faculty, and staff can access instant, real-time information about their campus transit systems easily via the TransLoc integration with Blackboard Mobile™ Central.

3/5/2013

The 710 students from South Glens Falls High School danced for more than a day: Conga lines, "Gangnam Style," giddy-ups, hand jives and the "Harlem Shake." Then, flushed and weary, the teens showed why this is a dance marathon with a difference.

3/5/2013

The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.

3/5/2013

The number of California school districts in financial jeopardy has dropped by a third in the last year, state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson said Monday.

3/5/2013

A new state law, signed in January, which establishes Commonwealth virtual schools, would have required the locally run academy to be overseen by the state, like a charter school.

3/5/2013

The aim of putting officers on campus every day would be to more effectively prevent crime and defuse conflicts with words instead of weapons, officials say.

3/5/2013

About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.

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