Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:38pm
Each year speech-language pathologists provide strategies to help thousands of children manage their stuttering, but these clinicians may not be trained to help deal with the bullying these children often face, says a Purdue University expert.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:34pm
Chosen from a pool of close to 200 applicants, Hapara was selected based on the quality of its product and user experience, the potential for its platform to impact student engagement and performance, and the extent to which teachers want to use its tools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:11pm
With HDMI input and five different projection modes, the Canon LE-5W projector can easily be used to project high-quality movies, video games, and still-or-streamed images from PC’s, Blu-ray players, game consoles, HD streaming players, and digital cameras onto nearly any surface.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:10pm
About 78 percent of Chicago Public Schools students from facilities set to close have now signed up for their new “welcoming schools,” the school district announced Monday. Of the 11,800 students attending closing schools, about 9,200 have enrolled in new schools, the district reports.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:03pm
The target graduation rate for special-needs students with individual education plans is 80 percent, a goal that 130 school districts and charter schools met or exceeded. A total of 59 districts and charter schools had 100 percent graduation rates for special-needs students in 2010-11.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 4:00pm
Vaddio, the global leader in robotic PTZ cameras and camera control systems, announces a major software update to the ClearVIEW HD-USB PTZ camera. In addition to the current USB streaming, version 2.0 allows for IP HD video streaming and remote PTZ camera control through the Ethernet network interface.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:27pm
The legislation encourages school districts to adopt new career ladders and evaluations for teachers by giving districts that chose to do so roughly $300 more per student to help pay for the costs of implementing the new programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:25pm
The early results look rather like the pre-Obamacare days: Premiums are continuing to rise and employees will be asked to shoulder more of the burden. But fundamental changes are beginning to appear.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:19pm
The states that spent the most per student appear to be the ones that can best afford it. Median household income in nine of the 10 top-spending states is higher than the U.S. median.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 3:13pm
Many of Ohio’s newest schools are bursting at the seams — or getting close to it. One out of three schools that opened this school year with funding from the Ohio School Facilities Commission is serving more students than the building is designed to hold, according to a Dispatch analysis of state data.