Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 10:02am
A hearing on 21 proposed new Chicago Public Schools charters drew at least 300 people to CPS headquarters on a snowy Monday evening, with supporters and opponents equally passionate about the need to propel or quash charter efforts.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:32am
SchoolReach MultiCast makes multimodal parent messaging simple by giving users control over which types of messages should be sent and providing a simple interface and user experience.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:31am
More than 75 applicants were assessed for the Innovation Incubator program on a broad range of criteria, including the education focus, end-user impact, market need for the innovation, representation of K-12/postsecondary market levels, and the level of originality and innovation.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:28am
In each year of the new partnership, Teach For America and the BPS would work together to determine the number of Teach For America candidates to be recruited, trained, and developed, based on teacher vacancy, resignation, and retirement projections.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 5:08pm
The commitment includes hundreds of thousands of PSAs, significant digital promotion in both English and Spanish, as well as multiple joint promotion opportunities around the country over the next few years.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 5:02pm
For both campuses, a total of 150 Hitachi 3LCD projectors were installed. Interactive whiteboards and standard projector screens were both utilized, along with larger projections in each school’s gym, cafeteria and library.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 5:00pm
Targeted for social and lounge environments, Fluid Power for MOTIV was created to allow a greater dispersal of power to support electronics and encourage social learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 4:51pm
ClassFlow allows teachers to foster student engagement by connecting mobile devices such as educational tablets, smartphones, and laptops to classroom displays and interactive whiteboards.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 4:47pm
Each webinar in the “Of the People” series will provide students and educators with a behind-the-scenes look at White House operations and an introduction to administration officials.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 4:40pm
The district began using the Fast ForWord program in 2011-12 in four schools to close reading gaps for struggling readers, English learners, and students with disabilities.