Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 2:51pm
Technomad comes to InfoComm 2013 with new upgrades to its PowerChiton series of outdoor, weatherproof amplifier modules and breakout box accessories, giving end users and systems integrators more audio options for stadiums, resorts and other outdoor venues and facilities.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:13pm
As hearings start this week on a Columbus school-district reform bill, an earlier proposal allowing for a state takeover of the state’s largest district is likely to vanish.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:11pm
Although school is back in session at Buena Vista schools, a state takeover is still on the table for the Saginaw County district.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:45am
The last budget of outgoing schools CEO Andrés Alonso includes cuts to per-pupil funding and high schools but retains spending power for principals and adds academic programs.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:42am
Lawmakers are pushing what they call the Opportunity Scholarship Act, a bill that would give parents up to $4,200 in vouchers to send their children to private schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:39am
Pressured for months by teachers, community leaders and aldermen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked school board is nonetheless expected on Wednesday to approve closing all but a few of the 53 elementary schools the administration wants to shut down.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:35am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:33am
Recognizing that American K12 students have fallen behind foreign students in their grasp of scientific principles, educators have devised a new set of teaching guidelines that will radically change the way science is taught in classrooms across the United States—including recommendations that climate change and evolution be taught as core elements of scientific knowledge.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:31am
Seven school children were among the dead in the Oklahoma City area after a mile-wide tornado with up to 200 mph winds destroyed blocks of homes, businesses and two elementary schools.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 11:21am
In Connecticut, where Gov. Dannel Malloy has taken a leadership role in transforming urban education, diversity is the missing ingredient that has likely resulted in the tepid result unveiled at Hartford Public School’s 2013 State of the Schools symposium at the Bushnell Theater earlier this month.