Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:09am
Absolute Software Corporation incorporated a new security feature, Device Freeze Offline Policy, for its Absolute Computrace product. This capability allows IT to set an automated freeze command for any device that remains offline for a specific period of time or is unassigned or misplaced.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:05am
The Nassau County School Board has decided that the Yulee High student who has ended his morning public announcement readings with "God Bless America" can continue. The decision follows a cease-and-desist letter sent by the American Humanist Association that threatened action if the student continued uttering the phrase.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:04am
Cree, Inc. introduced field-adjustable color temperature for its SmartCast Technology-enabled CR Series LED troffers. The SmartCast Technology, combined with Cree's TrueWhite Technology, allows for better color quality, consistency and flexibility to control illumination.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 3:01am
The findings of a survey that asked more than 300 school districts about their financial health were released. The report shows that a few things have hurt schools financially over the past decade: pension obligations, funding for charter and cyber schools, and limits on property tax hikes.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:58am
The legality of teaching Advanced Placement courses in Oklahoma public schools was raised during a House Common Education Committee hearing. The proposed bill would direct the state Board of Education to review the AP U.S. history guidelines and bar the use of state funds for these courses.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:48am
An increasing number of high school seniors are taking advantage of early admission programs. The number of colleges offering earlier deadlines has increased by about 7 percent in the last five years, according to the College Board. And most of those colleges report that they are receiving more early applications.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:14am
The Pennsylvania city's financially distressed school district, one of the country's biggest battlegrounds over the expansion of charter schools, approved five new charters of the 39 that applied in a contentious meeting marked by protests, shouting and arrests.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:05am
Twenty school districts found to be blocking access for undocumented immigrant children will be forced to modify their enrollment policies to break down illegal barriers to education, according to the attorney general's office.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:49am
Effective teachers weave engagement elements in their classes casually and effortlessly while average teachers try to deliver content. There is no question content is important but if a teacher is merely delivering content, there is really no difference between a UPS driver and a teacher.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/18/2015 - 1:46am
If more students decide to attend charters next school year, charter school funding in Ohio will creep to nearly $1 billion a year, under Gov. John Kasich's schools budget, estimates show.