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Technology Insights for Education Excellence
Published by District Administration: 11/20/2012
In the News
Northern Michigan Review

The Petoskey (Mich.) school board voted unanimously to purchase Microsoft Office productivity software from CDW. It will be installed on 450 computer workstations acquired earlier this fall. Read more>>

San Francisco Chronicle

It may not be long until it becomes common to hear teachers start a lesson by asking students to pull out their cellphones. Read more>>

Los Angeles Times

Superintendent Deasy wants to give each L.A. Unified student a high-tech device. Read more>>

The Herald Bulletin

South Madison and Frankton-Lapel Community Schools have each received $30,000 technology planning grants from the Indiana Department of Education's eLearning office. Read more>>

The Observer

More technology in the classroom is the most common request Grants Management and Professional Development Director Joseph Reyda receives from teachers. Read more>>

KARE Minneapolis-St. Paul

Kevin Moorhead fires up the computer for his honors investing class at Champlin Park High School. He has a powerpoint ready to go as students filter in and grab their laptops. Read more>>

Reading Eagle Press

Without more funding for technology, Muhlenberg School District probably won't be able keep its computer systems up to date, administrators told school board members Wednesday. Read more>>

Huffington Post

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is urging the New York Board of Regents to approve two initiatives that he says will improve graduation rates and reduce young adult unemployment. Read more>>

The Oregonian

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt. Read more>>