Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 10:23am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 9:46am
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 09/17/2012 - 4:30pm
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.
Trad Robinson, chief information officer of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, found the transition from a traditional public school to a specialized school as a great opportunity to change lives.