DA Daily

Lauren Williams's picture

ePals announces commercial launch of new learning products in China

The product line promotes cultural understanding, provides language learning practice and builds skills that meet the new innovative teaching and learning goals set by China’s Ministry of Education as well as U.S. Common Core State Standards.

Lauren Williams's picture

$100,000 in sight, nation’s brightest students head to Washington, DC for prestigious research competition

Twenty of our nation’s brightest high school students will present their original research projects and compete for the highest science honor awarded to American high schoolers at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology National Finals.

Lauren Williams's picture

Opening Minds INNOVATION Awards application deadline nears

The Opening Minds USA awards seek to recognize innovations that are advancing the field of early childhood education to better the lives of young children and their families.

Lauren Williams's picture

School in session as congressmen, House staff attend digital class on the Hill

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training (NCTET) turned the House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce Committee Room into four digital classrooms yesterday to demonstrate how education technology is transforming the way teachers’ teach and students’ learn.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Tensions rise as Indiana schools chief and governor clash over new agency

The tension, months in the making, has boiled over at monthly State Board of Education meetings, where Superintendent Glenda Ritz and board members, who are appointed by the governor, continue to wrestle for control over the state’s education policies.

Read more »

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Nonprofits help Long Beach USD fill arts education void

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra is one of numerous organizations that team up with schools to provide in-class lessons with musicians, artists or theater professionals, free admission to local shows, and museum tours.

Read more »

Lauren Williams's picture

PBS NEWSHOUR asks middle & high school students to share their unique perspective of 2013 in a digital media contest

The #MyZeitgeist competition was made in partnership with Google and is tied to their annual “Zeitgest” project- which highlights the biggest events of the year as seen through the site’s search engine results.

Lauren Williams's picture

Bridgeport Public Schools initial donation request leads to $45,000 in technology savings

The $45,000 savings resulted from Virtual Procurement Services renegotiating the existing contracted rates for the purchase of 173 “Smart Boards” for Bridgeport Public Schools.

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

24 more Indiana public schools join IRS lawsuit

The state of Indiana is the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, which challenges new IRS regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act, the release said.

Read more »

Matthew Zalaznick's picture

Calls increase for termination of Missouri education commissioner

Push for removal comes following a story in Sunday’s Kansas City Star detailing Nicatro’s efforts to pursue alternatives to education administration in failing districts, and her engagement of a consulting firm to examine those alternatives.

Read more »

Pages