Daily News

2/13/2012

2/13/2012

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce its building partnership with The Green Schoolhouse Series, a charitable initiative in which schoolhouses are donated to qualifying school districts.

2/13/2012

Revolution Prep, an educational software and service provider, has hired education industry expert Antoinette Peters Dunbar to be its Chief Academic Officer.

2/13/2012

Luidia Inc. announced that eBeam technology can now be acquired by approximately 43,000 classrooms and 72 school boards throughout Quebec, increasing the global reach of the company’s technology.

2/13/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the Virginia Department of Education have partnered to conduct a first-ever 18-month pilot of HMH Fuse: Algebra 1, the world's only full-curriculum Algebra app for the Apple iPad.

2/13/2012

The penguin caused a stir when it arrived last month. Teacher Sarah Halon told her first-graders at Washington Elementary School that if they wanted to keep the bird, they would have to learn how to care for it.

2/13/2012

The reopening of an investigation into teacher misconduct at a high school in Hollywood and the initiation of another in Pacoima – both in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) – is leading to concerns that the lewd behavior uncovered at Miramonte Elementary School might be more widespread than thought.

2/13/2012

Buying a home is the biggest investment most Michiganders will ever make. And a good many prospective homebuyers will want to know what kind of education their child will receive from a local school system before buying a home.

2/13/2012

Members and supporters of the Oakland teachers union picketed outside the Paramount Theatre this week. Michelle Rhee, one of the nation's most prominent school reformers, was about to address a sold-out crowd of 3,000 about the failures of the nation's education system and the importance of effective teachers.

2/13/2012

As suburban school officials remain skittish about the idea of paying more toward teachers’ retirements, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said a proposal he’s considering would spare local districts the cost of covering the immense pension debt the state has racked up.

2/13/2012

High schools across Southern California are being raided by thieves searching for a very specific and peculiar item—a tuba. Just last weekend Bell High School lost two King brass sousaphones, each valued at $6,000, the Los Angeles Times reports.

2/13/2012

If massive Defense Department cuts go through next year, little-noticed potential victims on the chopping block include the schools on military bases in the U.S. and abroad.

2/13/2012

Nancy Cooley has spent 20 years helping struggling young readers build a foundation for academic success.

2/13/2012

By almost any measure, Norma Butler Bossard Elementary is a top performing school in Miami: It has consistently been rated an 'A' by the state, and students have achieved high scores on Florida's standardized math and reading exams.

2/13/2012

Georgia and nine other states last week were released from requirements of No Child Left Behind, a landmark federal education law some say created a national testing craze by requiring students meet increasing academic goals year after year.

2/10/2012

2/10/2012

Sopris Learning announces the launch of eSolution: Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension, a supplemental resource that updates and extends The Six-Minute Solution paired reading to include complete vocabulary expansion and comprehension lessons. 

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