Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 9:50pm
The steady growth of school uniforms or formal dress code policies in public schools may be due, in part, to students who struggle with wanting to wear the latest clothing looks in order to fit in at school.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 9:43pm
As the national movement toward implementing digital learning programs and instructional materials in grade 6-12 classrooms gains momentum, Edgenuity – a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions – is helping to lead the way as schools and districts make the transition to online learning.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 10:16am
Delivering an unprecedented combination of power and mobility, HARMAN’s JBL Professional today introduced the PRX700 Series portable loudspeakers. The next generation in JBL’s market-leading PRX portable PA line, the PRX700 Series offers massive improvements in power, SPL and connectivity.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 10:04am
Kansas City, Missouri-based systems integrator Harvest Productions, which performed the upgrade, housed the new PowerChiton modules inside the stadium’s scoreboard. The compact PowerChiton design enabled the unusual installation, ensuring they are not visible to spectators.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 10:02am
Race brings more than 15 years’ experience in education and program, product, and process modification to ASCD. Before joining the association, Race was an educational consultant providing training and support around teacher observation, coaching, and evaluation for The Danielson Group.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 10:01am
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, "Poor reading and writing skills have a devastating lifelong impact - 75% of school dropouts report reading problems, and at least half of adolescents and young adults with criminal records have reading difficulties."
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 9:56am
The project will enable the district to sustain long-term energy efficiency in its facilities, while saving approximately 24 percent of its annual energy costs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 9:30am
The alert system is built upon Sickweather's patent-pending process that distills reports of illnesses from social media services like Twitter and Facebook, which was used to identify the early 2012 Flu Season 6 weeks before the CDC.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 9:27am
The Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award was established on the occasion of Mr. Weill’s 80th birthday. Mr. Weill, a distinguished banker and financier, founded NAF in 1982 and the organization has grown to over 500 academies in 39 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 9:25am
The program was first introduced in March when representatives from NISD, the City of Navasota and the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting with local stakeholders to discuss workforce development and ways to educate students and expose them to real world projects to help prepare them for local job opportunities.