Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:23am
In June, with no funding in sight, Philadelphia School District officials laid off 3,859 district employees, saying the district couldn't afford to pay their salaries anymore. Nonetheless, district officials are still hiring, prompting questions about staff priorities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:19am
California schools may give students insulin injections and other medications without having to call in licensed nurses, the state's highest court ruled Monday.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:14am
November 20-23, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:12am
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) joined the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) in urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to follow standards—carefully developed by U.S. Supreme Court rulings—for determining a school district’s liability in cases of harassment.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 10:08am
As students head back to school for the start of the 2013–14 school year, ASCD—the international education association—offers a new selection of professional development opportunities to enable educators at every level to support the success of each learner.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:59pm
Box today unveiled a new ecosystem for collaboration in education, with industry partners across the web, mobile and channel. The company also announced that more than 100 universities and hundreds of K-12 institutions use Box to facilitate better sharing and to create more modern classrooms.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:58pm
Michigan school districts have joined the legion of schools across the country investing heavily to integrate Apple’s lightweight, user-friendly tablet into everyday lessons.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:51pm
School districts are firing more teachers since new collective bargaining laws eliminated job protections granted by union contracts three years ago, according to the state’s teachers’ union and school board association.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:46pm
The acquisition will further Turning Technologies’ leading market position in the response system industry, providing a greater depth of products and technologies to more market segments.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:42pm
Back to school usually means new notebooks, new clothes and new teachers. But this year it also means more security, after the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.