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Virginia Education Officials Finalize NCLB Waiver Request

Virginia education officials on Thursday morning finalized the state's waiver request for flexibility from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Time To Know Releases Software Update for Apple Products

Time To Know's updated platform, DTP 6.1, now supports Windows Internet Explorer 9, Apple Safari 5.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7 operating systems, and all related models.

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Empowering Writers: Common Core Writing

Empowering Writers announced the upcoming release of its newest resources, The Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2, 3, 4, and 5.

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New Jersey Legislation Expands State’s Cooperative Purchasing Options

School districts, local governments, and non-profit agencies in New Jersey can now use cooperative purchasing contracts awarded by national programs such as the PEPPM Technology Bidding and Purchasing Program and the Keystone Purchasing Network.

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Numonics Corporation Announces CleverTouch Interactive Touchscreen Overlays

Numonics Corporation announced CleverTouch, its newest optical interactive touchscreen overlay designed for easy installation over commercial flat panel displays creating an interactive environment with a connected computer.

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Pa. School District Opens Buses to Ads

"To advertise or not to advertise," that is the question — at least in the minds of many school districts feeling the pinch of Pennsylvania's cuts to education spending.

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Idaho Schools Sign up to Receive First Round of Laptops From the State

More than 170 high schools across Idaho have signed up to participate in the first one-third of schools receiving laptops in the state’s "one-to-one" initiative in 2013.

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Mass. Schools Eager to Launch iPad Era of Learning

Students at Catholic high schools in Brockton and Braintree, and others in grades 7 through 12 in Kingston, will start the next school year with iPads instead of papers and books in their backpacks, part of a growing number of schools looking to trade traditional learning tools for the latest technology.

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N.C. Districts Must Inspect Buses After Charlotte School Bus Fire

School officials have informed all 115 North Carolina school districts to perform inspections on school buses after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg bus caught fire. 

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William Penn Foundation Donates $1.5 Million for Phila. School District Restructuring

The William Penn Foundation is donating $1.5 million to help restructure the Philadelphia School District, and officials said Wednesday they thought the move could bring more funds from the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.

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