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12/18/2012

12/18/2012

Enrollment is now open for spring 2013 courses from Performance Learning Systems (PLS), a leading provider of on-site and online graduate education and professional development courses for educators.

12/18/2012

The Funding Year 2013 Form 471 filing window is officially open and applicants can now begin submitting applications for the upcoming funding year. The Funding Year 2013 filing window will be open for 93 days, closing at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

12/18/2012

Atomic Learning and Texthelp Inc.  have partnered to offer free training tutorials on Read&Write GOLD from Texthelp.

12/18/2012

By next school year, most districts in Franklin County will let students bypass gym class if they play a sport or participate in marching band or cheerleading.

12/18/2012

An unusual thing happened in 2012 as Kansas City Public Schools braced for what at times threatened to be the most devastating drop in enrollment yet.

12/18/2012

An accrediting agency is accusing the DeKalb County School District of a decade of “poor, ineffective governance,” announcing Monday that it’s placing the district on probation, leading to possible removal of the school board.

12/18/2012

Teachers across the city do not feel adequately trained to prepare students for upcoming state exams aligned with new, more rigorous standards called Common Core, according to a survey conducted last month by the United Federation of Teachers.

12/18/2012

A high school production of the musical "Legally Blonde" in Ohio has been deemed by administrators to be inappropriate for its audiences, resulting in the apparent dismissal of a drama teacher.

12/18/2012

A summer school program, one of a number of initiatives implemented by Valley View School District 365u, was effective in preventing learning loss and satisfied the majority of parents whose children attended last year, district officials said at a recent school board meeting.

12/18/2012

During a break between rain showers, members of the Mobile County school board just boarded a big, yellow school bus to tour schools throughout the county that it is considering rebuilding or renovating with $100 million in construction funds.

12/17/2012

12/17/2012

Schools around the country are reviewing security plans, adding extra law enforcement patrols and readying counselors for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that its new language apps, HMH Spanish Vocabulary and HMH French Vocabulary, are now available for free download on the App Store℠. The full versions of the apps offer 1,500 flashcards per language and can be used in tandem with any Spanish or French series by students of all ages, from beginner to advanced levels.

12/17/2012

As schools nationwide struggle to meet performance standards as they watch their budgets shrink, Colorado's largest school district is finding ways to stretch resources, spread teaching expertise across schools and geographies, and save time and transportation costs with mobile and desktop video solutions from Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C).

12/17/2012

Educators around the country agree: eScience3000™ is a top product of 2012. Selected from more than 1,000 nominations as a winner in this year’s District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product awards program, this unique core science solution for middle school combines the expertise of Achieve3000®, the leader in differentiated instruction, and National Geographic Learning, the premier provider of science content.

12/17/2012

Nine New Jersey schools will have the opportunity to roll out ambitious new technology-driven learning programs as a result of $75,000 in grants announced by Lightpath®, a market leader in Ethernet-based communication solutions for New York metropolitan area businesses.

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