Daily News

5/17/2012

5/17/2012

Sponsored by several community organizations, “Read on myON” provides all Hillsborough County Fla. children from birth to eighth grade with access to myON reader from Capstone Digital.

5/17/2012

PowerSchool for Parents earned the stamp of approval from The National Parenting Center. This new free app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad revolutionizes the way that millions of busy parents stay in touch with their children’s lives at school.

5/17/2012

Lexim is proud to announce the immediate availability of their learning management system, a software as a service product being made available to all teachers for free.

5/17/2012

He has not officially taken the reins just yet, but incoming Dallas Independent School District superintendent Mike Miles is making big changes — starting at the top.

5/17/2012

Higher levels of education in the U.S. correlate with longer life expectancy and less obesity, according to the government’s annual health report.

5/17/2012

David Coleman, an architect of the common core curriculum standards that are being adopted in nearly all 50 states, will become the president of the College Board, starting in October.

5/17/2012

The increasing role of standardized testing in U.S. classrooms is triggering pockets of rebellion across the country from school officials, teachers and parents who say the system is stifling teaching and learning.

5/17/2012

While well-known officials such as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may get a lot of national press, smaller, sometimes overlooked groups also have a huge impact on American education.

5/17/2012

During my campaign for mayor, people would often ask me why I wanted the job.

5/17/2012

A Chevron representative believes Milpitas Unified School District has been a shining light for the one in three school districts within Santa Clara County now committed to or deploying solar power.

5/17/2012

During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rhee set off a lot of fireworks.

5/17/2012

In case you missed the story in the Chronicle Sunday, we reported that the Texas Education Agency is reviewing two Houston charter schools, Varnett and Rhodes, where nepotism and conflicts of interest are commonplace.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Method Test Prep and Career Cruising are partnering to distribute their test prep software in order to reach more students and assist with SAT and ACT test prep.

5/16/2012

Special education experts will connect principles of UDL and assistive technology during May 18, 2012 webinar. 

5/16/2012

Washington County civil court trial involving middle-school bullying ended in favor of the Beaverton (Wash.) School District last week. 

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