GreenTECH, funded by a three-year, $1.08 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Solar One, MOUSE, and the NYU Wallerstein Collaborative, is focused on STEM skills, environmental sustainability and green technology.
The Santa Fe school board voted to approve a $55 million, five-year plan for technology upgrades at all schools in the district, and then voted to fund that plan by raising property taxes to generate about $11 million a year over the next five years.
After the St. Mary Parish School System students using the Fast ForWord program achieved gains on the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) tests, the district began extending its use to all schools.
Following a pilot program, Synergy Academies, a Los Angeles USD-affiliated urban charter, has continued to partner with PresenceLearning to expand the program to give online access to perform evaluations, manage student cases and conduct online therapy sessions.
Miami-Dade County has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive boards for over 10,000 classrooms with its new ActivBoard Touch systems as well as an 18-month professional development program for educators.
While scaling back some programs is inevitable, recent news stories about deep cuts in high school counseling positions are especially disturbing. In these times of economic stress, students need college counseling more than ever.
Louise Clarke will be sworn in as superintendent of the East Rutherford-Carlstadt district on July 1, becoming the first female leader in the district's history, and a rare superintendent to be hired from within.