Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:14pm
Just a few minutes’ drive from the polo fields, the fieldstone walls guarding 10-acre estates and the Greenwich Country Day School, from which the elder George Bush graduated in 1937, is far denser terrain, where the homes are smaller and closer together and part of a public housing complex that seems escaped from New York City.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:11pm
According to the survey, the majority of FMC scientists believe that curiosity (59.6 percent) and creativity (50 percent) are the most important traits for success in their field. In a similar vein, the majority of scientists (84.6 percent), teachers (79 percent), and parents (65.5 percent), said that curiosity is the most important trait for a science student.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:11pm
Mary Grassa O’Neill, the first lay superintendent of schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, will be stepping down next month after five years.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:07pm
The HD420 DVR records up to 4 channels of audio and video at 120 frames per seconds at D1 resolution, while the DR40 DVR records up to 4 channels of audio and video at 60 frames per second at D1 resolution.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:06pm
Seven Chicago Public Schools that seemed doomed to go away in a record round of school closings won a last-minute reprieve in May that felt, said parents. But now an uncertainty has set in about what the upcoming school year could look like, given budget cuts at some of those schools.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 3:02pm
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its 2014 educational conference, to be themed, “Achieving ROI Success,” taking place February 11-13, 2014, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:53pm
Timothy Rasinski, Ph.D., a professor of literacy education at Kent State University and director of its award-winning reading clinic, has partnered with Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL) to share his expertise on the topics of reading fluency and comprehension. Scientific Learning is the maker of the Reading Assistant™ and Fast ForWord® online learning programs.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:44pm
Many people believe that more money is not an assurance that schools will improve. This new review from the Georgia DOE will give them evidence to support that contention.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:35pm
Nearly 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down racial segregation in public schools, lawyers are set to square off in a federal courtroom in eastern North Carolina over whether the effects of that Jim Crow past still persist.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 2:30pm
Arizona has seen an unprecedented surge in school districts wanting to convert some of their schools to charters, raising concerns over whether districts are unfairly using the law just to generate more money.