Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:31pm
Parents enrolling their teens in middle and high school in the Flowing Wells Unified School District in Tucson are being asked to sign a pledge promising to lock up their guns and teach their children about the "dangers and consequences" of the misuse of firearms as part of the district's registration process.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:21pm
This event in Miami is one of the first in a series of back to school events Comcast is hosting in 23 states across the country to raise visibility about bridging the digital divide in America and connecting more families to the Internet.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:19pm
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said the city will seek to borrow $50 million to avoid a delayed start to the public-school year for 136,000 students. A cash infusion would enable schools Superintendent William Hite Jr. to rehire 1,000 counselors, assistant principals, aides, and others who were among 4,100 employees laid off earlier this year.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:15pm
Students at Chicago Public School’s Florence Nightingale Elementary School have wasted no time exploring the more than 4,000 enhanced digital books that they have access to through the PLUS Tech (Personalized Libraries to Uplift Students) initiative offered through Chicago Public School’s (CPS) Department of Libraries and myON.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:14pm
The Common Core State Standards, ardently supported by the Obama administration and many business leaders and state legislatures, is facing growing opposition from both the right and the left even before it has been properly introduced into classrooms.
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Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 2:11pm
The new Mobile Programmer, developed to enhance the capability of the Logic Web Manager system, is ideal for granting temporary access at remote locations or activating a key at some future date and time.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 1:50pm
The SnapKeys partnership with OCPS is a unique and successful one that has brought much needed digital resources to area schools. SnapKeys hopes to implement the Si Evolution keyboard in many more OCPS schools in the future.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 1:46pm
The 5R7-570(A) RoHS compliant is a open board temperature controller is specifically de-signed with a proportional integral control algorithm to pro-vide the most precise control to thermoelectric (Peltier effect) modules at the most economical price.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 1:42pm
The data show that among the state's largest school districts, San Diego Unified has the top scores in English Language Arts and NCLB Science; San Francisco and Garden Grove are the next in line. Other large districts used in the comparison are those in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fresno, San Bernardino, Sacramento and Oakland.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 1:37pm
This state-of-the-art facility combines face-to-face classroom teaching methods with computer-based online learning activities. Students, parents, educators and local dignitaries including the Chandler Chamber of Commerce were in attendance.