Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 6:58pm
The State Assembly authorized hundreds of new speed cameras for school zones in New York City and Long Island, endorsing a key part of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to reduce traffic fatalities.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 6:29pm
Wayne schools Superintendent Raymond Gonzalez has resigned to take a job leading the Westwood Regional district. Gonzalez's departure means the Wayne district will be left without a top leader for the seventh time in seven years
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 5:34pm
A draft bill in North Carolina replaces the Common Core State Standards Initiative in reading and math with new education benchmarks to be created by the State Board of Education, in consultation with a new Academic Standards Review Commission.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 12:09am
The Blaine County School District has selected GwenCarol Holmes, the chief academic officer of Alexandria Public Schools in Virginia, as the district’s new superintendent. Former Superintendent Lonnie Barber’s contract was terminated by the school board in September 2013.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 3:17pm
PCS Edventures!.com released its new 3DIC, developed through a strategic partnership with Curious Media. Combining gaming with interactive curriculum for K12, 3DIC provides step-by-step instruction for students working with robotic building components.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 3:09pm
Illinois Lottery's Northstar Lottery Group, in collaboration with Scholastic, has donated a Reading Oasis space, including books and furniture, to serve Central District 51 schools in Washington that were devastated by tornadoes last November.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 2:59pm
Lightspeed Systems's Mobile Manager is now integrated with Apple’s Device Enrollment Program. Mobile devices can be enrolled in Mobile Manager wirelessly with policies already in place. Schools will also have more control, particularly the ability to prevent users from removing Mobile Manager profile and policies.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 10:18am
The restrictions schools put on student expression over the Internet are misguided.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 10:07am
Burlington schools have a tough sell on their hands with a revised spending plan that asks for more money than the budget that was defeated on Town Meeting Day that would have raised school tax rates by nearly 10 percent.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 04/27/2014 - 10:00am
The state is warning three charter-school sponsors against opening six new schools because they are likely to fail.