Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:45pm
School reform and improvement efforts require an information technology infrastructure in service of learning and student success. Yet, digital learning tools and services can frustrate educators.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:41pm
The school division of the Association of American Publishers has agreed to merge with the Association of Educational Publishers, a move that unites two of the largest organizations that deal with publishing for the K-12 market.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 9:39pm
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, today applauded the Alabama House and Senate for ensuring thousands of Alabama families will have the opportunity to attend the school of their choice.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:38pm
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) announced the outstanding education leaders that will be honored at the world’s premier educational technology event, ISTE 2013, in San Antonio, June 23-26.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:34pm
Superintendents, school administrators and safety professionals across the country are required to make the best, informed decisions for students’ safety and security needs. In order to mitigate risks associated with emergency evacuations, school districts, colleges and universities must have a proper plan in place.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 3:29pm
After successfully implementing the Fast ForWord program in one elementary school last summer, BCS decided to use a portion of the IAL grant to expand its Fast ForWord implementation to all seven elementary schools in the district.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 5:00am
As Florida schools prepare for a state mandate that requires half of all learning materials to be digital by fall of 2015, state policymakers are trying to figure out how to get an electronic tablet or laptop into the hands of every schoolchild.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:54pm
After small explosions at Bakersfield High School Monday morning caused a lockdown and sent students home early, some parents are upset about what they say is the school district's lack of communication.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:53pm
Starting in 2004, high school students in the district, which encompasses Cincinnati, Ohio, and rural parts of northern Kentucky, were given the choice of bringing their own laptops to school to do their schoolwork, but few students did so due to concerns about theft and the cost of the machines.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:51pm
Senate Bill 199 passed the committee by a vote of 14 to 7. It is one of two bills being debated that would form the breakaway district, but S.B. 199 was the only one discussed in the committee Wednesday. The other, Senate Bill 73, still has to pass through a Civil Law and Procedure committee before reaching the House floor.