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4/17/2013

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.
4/17/2013
The conference—which will take place over two and a half days—will focus on the topic of teaching excellence and will have more than 150 sessions tailored for educators of all levels, including teachers, teacher leaders, principals, and district supervisors.
4/17/2013
To celebrate the milestone, REI has planned a number of special activities throughout 2013 for customers, employees and friends. REI and the Hays family are honored to celebrate 75 years in business. They are thankful for their loyal customers and look forward to supporting the industry for many more decades.
4/17/2013
Monday’s pomp and circumstance marked the second year of the school district’s unique foray into performance pay, a controversial issue pushed both by the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program and the Florida Legislature.

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