Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:57am
February 19-21, 2015
San Diego, Calif.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:50am
Chicago Public Schools — America’s third-largest school district — typically finds itself in the national media for stories about violence, school closures and other unflattering subjects. It has received less attention for an ambitious and innovative experiment launched this year: New computer science classes rolled out across Chicago this fall, and within a few years the city plans to make its school district the first major one in the country to designate computer science as a requirement for graduation.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:48am
Nearly 30 Indiana public school systems have gotten the go-ahead to offer online lessons during snow days. However, online learning will be a struggle for those with no internet access or technology at home. We need to find a way to roll out online education programs to more schools, but in an informed and inclusive way.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:29am
The Department of Education has lost track of 1,800 computers–and didn’t even bother to open up 400 laptops or tablets–that are supposed to be in use at just 10 city schools—a tiny sample of the city’s 1,800 public schools, an audit has found.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 6:21am
Kelloggsville Public Schools will ask voters in February to approve a $33.9 million, 30-year tax proposal for building, technology and security improvements.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 12:06am
A Tulsa Public Schools committee has put forth a $415 million proposal to complete a 20-year plan for facilities updates and to help with modernizing technology. Of the total dollars, $110 million would be spent on technology.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 5:40pm
The school board for McAlester Public Schools approved of two propositions calling for $2.7 million in bond money to be used for technology increases and improvements in schools as well as the replacement of old buses.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 5:19pm
Voters in the Michigan school district will be asked early next year to approve a two-part $53.5 million bond issue designed to address security issues, enrollment growth and technology needs. Both bond series would provide students with new technology devices to replace current devices.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 5:04pm
A group of high school students in Sandy Springs made a prosthetic hand for a fellow teenager. The technology, engineering and design class students created the hand with the help of a 3D printer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 4:49pm
Napa Valley Unified School District’s New Technology High School has been named a National Demonstration Site. The school will host tours for national, state and local school and district representatives to learn about project-based learning examples, integrated use of technology and the school culture.