District CIO

AdvancED® International Summit 2013

June 23-25, 2013

Washington, D.C.

ISTE 2013

June 23-26, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

20th Anniversary Hot Springs Technology Institute Conference

June 17-20, 2013

Hot Springs, Ark.

UBTech 2013

June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.


June 8-14, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

Reorganization brings big changes to Florida school district staff

Rick Mills, superintendent of Manatee County (Fla.) schools, said the school district is dysfunctional and in need of stronger executives, so he's making changes at the top. Mills will unveil his reorganization plan on Monday, which includes a chief information and technology officer.

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Former Ohio tech director sentenced in $3.4M theft from district

More than two years after millions of dollars were discovered stolen from the Cuyahoga Heights (Ohio) school district, the pace of action against those accused is quickening in federal and county courts.

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STEM needs to form education's bedrock

Science and engineering professions require rigorous data collection and risk analysis. That same approach needs to be applied to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education with respect to forecasting job prospects for students today.

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Akron (Ohio) Public Schools drops digital academy sponsorship

The Akron Digital Academy, started by the Akron public school system in 2002 to capture some of the students leaving to study online, will no longer be associated with the public school system due to a change in the law that prohibits sponsors from sitting on the academy's board.

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Indiana board votes down phase two of digital curriculum

Children in elementary school at the Huntington County (Ind.) Community School Corporation during the 2013-2014 school year will not receive individual iPads. The board of trustees voted 5-2 on Wednesday, May 30, to shut down phase two of the digital curriculum, which would have given iPads to elementary school students.

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