Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:44pm
Parchment Inc. today announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript (e-Transcript) platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions, including Stanford University, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado systems.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:42pm
Public schools across the country overwhelmingly responded positively to the "Don't Filter Me" campaign to address discriminatory censorship of web content in public schools, the American Civil Liberties Union announced in a report today.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:40pm
As students head back to school, more of them than ever before will be using mobile devices in the classroom and at home for educational purposes. This fall, leading industry research firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:38pm
Proposed changes to the way Boston assigns students could force thousands of children already attending schools to move to new ones in two years, stirring unease among parents and prompting officials to quickly seek a remedy.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:27pm
Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.
Submitted by Georgia Langner on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:25pm
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Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:21pm
The Oakland Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education agreed last week to allow for at least five years of federal monitoring as the district attempts to reduce the disproportionately high black student suspension rate, the Los Angeles Times reports.