Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:59pm
Lakota (Ohio) school board members voted in special session Monday to place a 5.5-mill continuous levy on the ballot. The millage would generate $13.8 million in new revenue for Lakota Local Schools each year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:23pm
The Los Banos (Calif.) Unified School District is about half way to having the technology needed for computer adaptive testing, which will be mandatory in California in the 2014-2015 school year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 2:14pm
Bradley County Schools system (Cleveland, Tenn.) is updating technology devices and its infrastructure to better serve students and prepare for PARCC online testing in time for the 2014-2015 school year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:10am
The Central High Public Schools (Marlow, Okla.) plans to purchase 60 iPads and much more thanks to a $40,000 grant it recently received from the Oklahoma Educational Technology Trust. Central High is one of 18 districts to receive a grant.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 5:09pm
After decades of failed attempts, the Upper Bucks Technical School in Bedminster Township will receive about $23 million to renovate the nearly 50-year-old facility. But it almost didn't happen. It took an emergency cell phone call to secure the required amount of votes after the first vote failed.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 4:55pm
The Copperas Cove (Texas) Independent School District's board of trustees voted this month to approve a long-term technology plan, which lays out a road map to bolster and improve the availability and use of technology over the next three years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 3:34pm
Since moving from his White House CIO job to CIO of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Brook Colangelo said he is facing a whole new set of challenges. "I wouldn't even say they are challenges; they're opportunities for disruption," Colangelo said in an interview. "The White House situation was more of a turnaround, but this is an opportunity to disrupt a market."
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 06/28/2013 - 1:27pm
This quiz, by Lisa Nielsen, author of The Innovative Educator blog, will help you take a close look at how your students and teachers are communicating, connecting, interacting, and engaging today, so you can think about where you want to go in the future.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 1:33pm
All three phases of the $903,000 technology upgrade to the Freetown-Lakeville (Mass.) Regional School District, which will make Wi-Fi accessible districtwide, will be completed by the end of summer, according to Craig Machamer, the IMS specialist for Freetown and Lakeville schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:47am
The long-term future of the state’s economy will hinge on Utah’s ability to develop and educate the next generation of skilled information technology professionals that will fill the growing number of high-tech jobs being produced in the Beehive State. That's the message from the head of the state’s largest trade organization for the technology industry sector.