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N.Y. Sen. Schumer Asks Board for Tech Diplomas

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.

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Panel Calls for More Technology in Georgia schools

A state commission has called for more spending on technology in Georgia schools, less money for central administration and more support for campus psychologists, nurses and counselors.

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How Districts Use Data to Drive Proactive Decisions

As schools attempt to improve student outcomes and maximize the use of limited resources, snapshot mandated reporting is no longer enough. Using data for continuous improvement at the school and district levels is crucial. This paper details a recent webinar hosted by Education Week in which education professionals from CoSN (Consortium for School Networking) and Rock Hill (S.C.) School District 3 discuss the benefits and value of using data and the culture shift required to become data-driven.

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New Albany-Floyd County Board Approves $2M in Bonds for Tech Upgrades

The final resolution for the $2 million general obligation bond to improve technology infrastructure in the district was passed unanimously at the New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp.'s board of trustees meeting Monday night.

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Royse City (Texas) School District Receives $100,000 for Technology Lending Program

More than 100 Royse City eighth grade science students will participate in a technology lending program soon, thanks to a $100,000 grant awarded recently to the Royse City Independent School District. State grant funds will be used to purchase Intel Classmate Touch Netbooks for a teacher and approximately 115 students.

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5 Ways to Effectively Integrate Technology (Video)

I recently spoke with Irving (Texas) Independent School District technology coordinators Jerram Froese and Jill Galloway about effective technology classroom integration.