Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:27am
The eGrants system automates the entire grant life cycle for state and local education agencies, including improvement planning, allocation of funds, application entry, budgeting, approval, payments and various reporting functions for education grants.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:23am
WebAssign released its latest analytics feature for students, My Class Insights. It gives students an overview of concepts they have learned and topics they are struggling with based on data from students' first attempt on a problem.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:18am
Students can flip through Classroom Atlas in its digital format, tap images and content to highlight and add notes to reference later.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:08am
The North Carolina Supreme Court held true to the principle of "liberty and justice for all" by upholding the Opportunity Scholarship Program. This monumental decision liberates thousands of low-income children from being trapped in an inferior educational model.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:58am
New Jersey's commercial real estate has been dramatically impacted by recent technological advances, to the point that many office buildings have been closed or demolished. Now – given the proliferation of online education and mobile communications – could the same be in store for our public schools?
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:49am
In the debate over testing in schools, under attack from both left and right of the political spectrum these days, the underlying question is too often missed: How do taxpayers, who fund the public schools, know the quality of the product?
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:41am
A group of elected Jefferson County officials are asking a judge to strike down as unconstitutional a new 1-cent county sales tax that replaces one that had exclusively gone towards paying off the county's $1 billion school construction program.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:34am
A study committee set up by the state Senate is looking hard at how education local option sales tax funds are being used and how schools are being built.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:31am
A new report says voters should be more skeptical and engaged when it comes to construction bonds, arguing that California needs to slow down and rethink how it repays for them. Construction bonds in the state are creating massive amounts of debt that will take generations to pay off and are sometimes unnecessary.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:56pm
The state has embraced online learning in a big way with the largest virtual school system in the country. Upward of 200,000 students take at least one online course, a surge driven by the 2011 Florida Digital Learning Act requiring at least one online course to graduate.