Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:49am
The first recipients of the Long Island (N.Y.) Forum for Technology scholarships were announced recently in an award ceremony held at the Western Suffolk Board of Cooperative Education Services’ Wilson Technological Center.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 3:59pm
Ninety Apple computers are planned for computer/testing labs at two high schools in the Crookston (Minn.) school district. The computers are being purchased thanks to income received through a million-dollar annual tax levy, from which the board is investing as much as $200,000 in technology upgrades.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:42am
Seventh and eighth graders in Oregon schools will get a welcome amenity next year when classes start. The board of education approved a technology lease with Apple Inc. that will put iPads in the hands of every middle school student.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:38am
The East Grand School District (Granby, Colo.) Board of Education is on track to pose a mill-levy ballot question in the November election. The tax will support technology maintenance and upgrades for all schools in the district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:10am
A small, southeast Kansas school district whose superintendent became a true believer after visiting an Illinois school is doing away with textbooks and paper tests in favor of all-digital instruction.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 11:04am
Digital media students at Layton (Utah) High School were paid for a job well done at their sixth annual film festival recently. The end-of-school-year videos were submitted to a panel of judges prior to the festival, and the best videos were put on display, with winners receiving cash awards and gifts donated by local businesses.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:54am
At a cost of about $100,000 per year for devices and infrastructure, Marshall (Minn.) Middle School is investing more in technology than most schools in the Marshall Public Schools district.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:38am
An independent report of the Waltham public schools’ technology and library programs revealed both positive and negative findings, and raises eyebrows from school officials about the method in which the report was conducted.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:14am
Delaware lawmakers crafting the state’s budget approved nearly $5 million for education technology, answering calls from public school superintendents who argued last fall that schools are not keeping pace with testing demands and too few workers are available to service tech systems.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 2:05pm
Next year, Sherwood, Ore. students will spend three fewer days in class, pay more for high school sports, and no longer have specialists teaching technology in elementary school labs. It's all the result of $1.72 million in spending cuts approved by a district budget committee.