District CIO

ALAS Education Summit

October 15-18, 2014
Atlanta, Ga.

2014 AASA & ACSA Women in School Leadership Forum

October 2-3, 2014
Rohnert Park, Calif.

Momentum: FLVS World Symposium

September 30-October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

2014 ASBO International Annual Meeting & Expo

September 19-22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

School 'reforms' pile on the tech costs

Today, the money to buy computers, cables and servers — and obey Florida's law — must come from somewhere. It's one reason Brevard Public Schools has asked voters to raise the sales tax to cover the $25.36 million cost of technology projects that would be paid for by the tax over six years.

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Schools eager for tech money if New York bonds approved

Three months before a public vote on whether the state can borrow $2 billion for school technology, most observers expect little opposition. The state budget included how much each district would get if the measure passes, based on state aid formulas.

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Dig-It! Games launches new Maya quiz app

Dig-It! Games introduced Maya Quiz, a new app for the iPad that offers historically accurate information about Mayan archaeology, history and culture.

Instituto Crescer releases innovative educational assessment tool

The Instituto Crescer launched a free online assessment that permits school managers and their workgroups to perform a self-evaluation on pedagogical and managerial school practices to analyze how innovative they are.

Kickboard’s Early Warning indicator system keeps students on track

Kickboard instructional management solution’s new Early Warning Indicator System gives educators the ability to intervene early by tracking how many, and which, students are off track for end-of-year promotion or future academic success.

Acer America launches new Chromebook

Acer America announced the Acer Chromebook 13, a new Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company’s first with a 13.3-inch display.