Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:56am
The launch of SCOREboard comes at an important time for U.S. high school students, who are increasingly taking AP courses as a cost-effective, efficient way to earn college credit. More than 950,000 U.S. public high school graduates took at least one AP Exam in 2012.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:49am
FCA’s approval is notable because the FLDOE has instituted rigorous new evaluation requirements to select providers based on legislation enacted over the past two years that are among the most comprehensive in the nation.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:42am
The conference—which will take place over two and a half days—will focus on the topic of teaching excellence and will have more than 150 sessions tailored for educators of all levels, including teachers, teacher leaders, principals, and district supervisors.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:39am
A program designed to address the need for off-campus Internet connectivity, FCPS students are able to borrow (or check out, similar to a library book) a Kajeet SmartSpot™, a portable Wi-Fi hotspot enabling access to school-approved, online resources outside the classroom.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:27am
To celebrate the milestone, REI has planned a number of special activities throughout 2013 for customers, employees and friends. REI and the Hays family are honored to celebrate 75 years in business. They are thankful for their loyal customers and look forward to supporting the industry for many more decades.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:23am
Since its founding, The Pacific Institute has been empowering individuals to achieve their full potential through higher education. For a decade, leaders from various private institutions across the United States have come together at the Best Practices and Great Ideas Conference to share their expert insights, opinions and best practices to help private schools succeed.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:08am
The BRAIN Initiative announced this week by President Barack Obama has underscored the importance of better understanding brain-behavior relationships and holds potential for deeper knowledge of the mechanisms involved in the development of the cognitive skills involved in learning and thinking.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 9:00am
Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions with more than five million user accounts, announced today that several secondary schools and universities have implement the company’s identity and access management solutions during the first quarter of 2013 to automate their account management procedures and improve access and security of their internal solutions.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 1:49pm
Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced an agreement with the Associated Press (AP) to digitize their corporate archives, including millions of pages of news copy (some never-before published), bureau records, correspondence, the personal papers of reporters and more.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 04/15/2013 - 1:47pm
Goodgames, built by Goodsearch LLC and powered by Arkadium, is the first online game provider to give everyday cash donations for free to the nonprofit or school of the player’s choosing.