Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 10:01am
In the Grade 7-9 division, the winning cartoon came from Sam Clement from Evans Junior High School in Normal, Illinois. It shows an elephant and a donkey in a car. They narrowly avoid plunging over the “fiscal cliff” by running out of gas…but then they decide to put more gas in the car.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 9:56am
Damian Creamer, Founder and CEO of FlipSwitch, recently participated in a special advocacy trip to Washington, DC, hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) to advocate for innovation in technology-based education. The visit offered an exclusive opportunity for an intimate delegation to participate in a series of seminars and meetings with key decision makers.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:31am
Royal Seating will now be exclusively marketed and sold by School Specialty, expanding the company’s proprietary Furniture & Equipment stable of products.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:27am
The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurement in Georgia. The U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia’s waiver from NCLB on Feb. 9, 2012.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:22am
Never Underestimate Your Teachers offers school leaders a new model for understanding great teaching as a combination of skill and will, and it’s the first book of its kind to support leaders as they facilitate teacher growth in both areas through differentiated leadership.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:12am
Visitor badges serve two security purposes in schools: to identify non-employees in order to control their entry into restricted areas and secondly, to prove their authorization to be in a specific area of the facility.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:07am
Students at Shortridge High School – renowned author Kurt Vonnegut’s alma mater – were invited to theorize on the contents of an unopened letter the author’s father wrote to his son while the latter was being held as a prisoner of war inside the underground meat locker that would inspire his great work, Slaughterhouse-Five.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:58am
nora systems, Inc. is proud to introduce norament® satura, the latest high-performance floor covering from nora for busy working environments, like hospitals and universities.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:46am
The funding will support program expansion of Classroom, Inc.’s Transition Programs for Youth; the dissemination of a new digital literacy suite for sixth- through eighth-graders; and implementation of the organization’s strategic plan.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:15am
The rigorous analysis, which adhered to federal What Works Clearinghouse specifications, found a statistically significant difference in the average percentage of students in two groups: those scoring advanced and those scoring advanced or proficient on the California Standards Test (CST) in 2011.