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AT&T Helps Texas School Board Track Continuing Education Credits

More than 50 board members will pilot a cloud-based enterprise messaging platform to submit course credits of continuing education sessions attended via text from their mobile devices. Texas Association of School Boards' annual conference organizers hope that using the AT&T Global Smart Messaging Suite will improve the speed and efficiency of continuing education reporting.

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Harris School Solutions Wins San Bernardino (Calif.) Contract

Harris School Solutions has been awarded the San Bernardino County (Calif.) Superintendent of Schools Regional Occupational Program (ROP) contract. Harris will implement the AIM solution, replacing the county's current student information system.

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ClickN KIDS Interactive Literacy Programs Take Learning to Next Level

ClickN KIDS phonics and spelling programs help children learn the basics in an engaging and interactive environment that makes learning fun at home or at school. Whether a child is an eager student who needs to be challenged outside of the classroom or a student with a learning disability who needs extra lessons, ClickN KIDS offers something for all kids.

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Michigan School Board Deadlocked Over Charter Expansion

An unusually divided state Board of Education couldn't agree Tuesday on how to advise the Michigan Legislature on a package of bills that would allow an unlimited number of charter schools to open statewide, among other changes.

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Report: Layoffs Hit 3 Percent of NY Teachers

Layoffs hit nearly 3 percent of teachers in New York this year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the state Council of School Superintendents.

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Search for Alabama School Head Down to 4 Candidates

The Alabama State Board of Education has narrowed its choices for the next state schools superintendent down to four. On Tuesday they selected the four from a pool of applicants whose size disappointed some board members.

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Fla. School Board Blocks Grant Over Gay Discrimination

The Pinellas County School Board decided Tuesday to cut ties with an educational program affiliated with the Boy Scouts.

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Law is Clear on How a Miss. School District May Be Dissolved

While the debate on whether to merge the Scott County School District with the Forest Municipal Separate School District continues, there are several state laws that address the re-alignment of school districts and their boundaries.

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Principals Get Support Program

The state Department of Education has awarded a $2.5 million grant to support a program that coaches principals in high-needs schools.

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Atlanta Public Schools: Cheating Teachers Face First Punishments

About a dozen Atlanta educators implicated in the district's cheating scandal find out Thursday whether Georgia education officials will strip them of their teaching certificates, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

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