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Bullying drives districts to block new social media app

High schools in Connecticut and Texas have blocked a new social media app from school Wi-Fi servers after several reports of cyberbullying. The app is a free, anonymous local bulletin board where people can post messages and pictures that others in proximity can view.

Common Core passes field test — with a few snags

Field testing for the Common Core assessments wrapped up in June, with districts in 36 states reporting mostly successful first runs despite some challenges around technology, test questions and scheduling.

Robots revolutionize STEM in schools

The new breed of robots rolling, dancing and flying into classrooms is giving educators at all grade levels an engaging new tool to fire students’ enthusiasm for math, computer programming and other STEM-related subjects.

District Administration streaming SIIA sessions live

Today at 3:30 p.m., Eastern time, District Administration will live stream the SIIA Education Technology Awards Luncheon, where winners of the Innovation Incubator Program and the recipients of the Ed Tech Impact Award and Education Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced. At 9:30 p.m., the CODiE Awards ceremony showcases applications, products and services from developers of educational technologies across the K-20 sector.

District Administration delivers live streams of SIIA sessions

Today at 7 p.m. Eastern time, watch as Innovation Incubator award finalists present to a review panel that will pick the “most innovative” and “most likely to succeed.” On Tuesday, at 3:30 p.m., winners of the Innovation Incubator Program and the recipients of the Ed Tech Impact Award and Education Lifetime Achievement Award will be announced at the Education Technology Awards Luncheon. At 9:30 p.m., the CODiE Awards ceremony showcases applications, products and services from developers of educational technologies across the K-20 sector.

Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

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