March 19-22, 2014
March 19-22, 2014
By the time Brad Foley graduated from high school in 2012, he’d made a bicycle that served as an alternative energy source, providing enough power to light its own turn signals. He'd also helped craft a model of an eco-friendly dashboard for cars. He was well prepared for his part-time job helping to design plastic molds at Hi-Tech Mold & Eng., a Rochester Hills, Mich., supplier to automotive companies.
Easton Area School District buses might have digital recording devices by the time students return from holiday break next year. Chief Operating Officer Mike Simonetta proposes that the district replace its school bus camera equipment with digital recorders by January. He said about 60 of the district's 95 active buses still use VHS recorders.
Due to an ongoing investigation and criminal charges filed against its founder, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School spent nearly half a million dollars on legal fees in the past year. That’s bad news for the taxpayers all across Pennsylvania, who fund the public school. Even worse is the realization that any repayment to the school might not come for a long time, if ever.
By now, many educators understand that technology has the potential to transform teaching and learning. But the term “technology” covers vast territory, and there are many different layers and ways of integrating it from school to school.
Forty-five New York City public high school students are taking big strides toward achieving their dreams by learning how to work together on creating fully functional, original cellphone apps that also have business plans.
June 28-July 1, 2014
With early admission deadlines looming for hundreds of thousands of students, the new version of the online Common Application shared by more than 500 colleges and universities has been plagued by numerous malfunctions.
After serving in a wide variety of educational positions, from university admissions to elementary classroom teaching, Stephen Cochrane says he's returning to the town where he found the inspiration for his career.
Largest school district in California's San Gabriel Valley promotes Interim Superintendent Cynthia Parulan-Colfer to top spot.
The Onondaga Central School District has hired Robin L. Price, a principal in the Oneida City School District, as its new superintendent.
Jeremy Raley, currently the district's assistant superintendent of administration and finance, begins his new job on Nov. 1.
North Valley Military Institute, a Los Angeles Unified School District charter school, has this year transformed from a traditional campus to one steeped in military-style values and structure.
Weeks of focused help paid off at one school -- the pass rate in math jumped 14 percentage points, with black, white and Hispanic students all making gains.
RelampIt’s Lamp Recycling Raffle runs October 14th through November 22th. To participate all are simply invited to recycle spent projector lamps. Send a minimum of 5 lamps to the RelampIt Recycling Center, which qualifies for one entry in the lamp recycling raffle.