Daily News

9/25/2012

9/25/2012

The Saylor Foundation is pleased to announce a collaboration with Google, Inc. to offer Saylor.org courses through the Course Builder open source project. Beginning today, Saylor’s Mechanics I will be open for free registration and will be immediately available to individuals across the globe via the beta platform released by Google.

9/25/2012

Dozens of parents, as well as members of the Wake County Republican Party, rallied outside the Wake County Public School System's central office Monday in support of Superintendent Tony Tata, who they believe could be removed from the post he's held for less than two years.

9/25/2012

Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School in Baldwin Park, Calif., is a noisy place.

9/25/2012

Thirteen percent of America's public school students receive special education services. LAUSD closely mirrors this statistic.

9/25/2012

A report from the Texas Education Agency on the state's 2012 SAT scores shows two things about Texas students over the past five years: more students are the taking the test, but they aren't performing as well.

9/25/2012

Governor Chris Christie helped break ground for the new George L. Catrambone Elementary School in Long Branch, the last project from the Schools Delopment Authority's (SDA) 2011 portfolio as the governor said he intends to roll out another $500 million in new school construction projects over the course of the next six months.

9/25/2012

Orleans Parish School Board candidates arrived at an Alliance for Good Government forum last week looking for endorsements as they seek a role in shaping the future of the city's public schools.

9/25/2012

Scores in reading and mathematics dropped in virtually all of the Philadelphia public schools and charter schools that are under investigation for possible cheating.

9/24/2012

9/24/2012

Korg USA’s Education Division, consisting of SoundTree, the SoundTree Institute, and SoundTree.com, is expanding in multiple areas that will provide music educators of all types with a variety of products and services to enhance their curriculum and personal development.

9/24/2012

As students head back to school, districts are looking for classroom resources to help teachers fill key instructional gaps to meet the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

9/24/2012

The Patron Company, developers of socially responsible e-commerce networks, announces today the acquisition of MyVRSpot from FTC Family of Companies to expand its suite of services for schools.

9/24/2012

The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation. Conceptua Fractions not only helps students master fractions, but it also integrates teacher supports like never before, so that every teacher is effective at teaching fractions.

9/21/2012

9/21/2012

WNET and PRX today announced Saturday, September 22, 2012 as American Graduate Day, a multi-platform event featuring a live television broadcast, radio playlist with premiere documentaries, and participation from more than 20 national partner organizations, celebrities and athletes to spotlight solutions to the nation’s dropout crisis in which one in four students do not finish high school.

9/21/2012

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit dedicated to empowering teachers and granting all students access to a high quality education, have partnered to transform CTL’s award-winning STEM course materials into rich, interactive content, simplifying the integration of instruction and real-time assessment for users of eInstruction’s Insight 360 classroom instruction system. 

9/21/2012

GetEdFunding.com is putting an end to the tedious search for grants and awards that often took educators countless hours of research and writing.

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