Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:14am
The city will receive a slice of $28 million in state aid over the next seven years to open a seventh P-TECH school that will offer training in construction management, civil engineering and architectural technology.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:58am
Science teachers wanting to teach their students about the changing ways of weather could find themselves with an interesting teaching aid this spring. BloomSky plans to give away 10,000 internet-connected weather probes to schools and parks.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:54am
The Filling the Skills Gap” report suggests guaranteeing funding, removing administrative barriers to vocational programs. and making vocational schools the most in-demand schools in urban areas. The report also wants the vocational school model made available to cities and towns that do not belong to a regional vocational-technical district.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:48am
The Dunkirk City School District and Jamestown Community College will share a nearly $2.8 million state grant to develop and implement a new program that will allow students to earn their high school and associate’s degrees.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:30am
Limestone County Schools has unveiled a group of new higher-tech buses with four security cameras, Wi-Fi capability and LED dome lighting as well as air conditioning, staggered seating and graffiti-proof seats.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:14am
A new community initiative designed to bring the latest technology to Worcester County’s public schools has been launched with a $100,000 donation from Taylor Bank. The Worcester County Education Foundation will be devoted to increasing the technology available to local students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:58am
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is proposing to raise the annual amount the government spends to wire educational faculties through its E-Rate program to $3.9 billion a year from $2.4 billion.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:54pm
District mail rooms used to be hectic. These days, life is much easier for office administrators who must sort the mail. Much of what the U.S. Postal Service did is now sent electronically through email, made available from companies or compiled in “digital backpack” webpages set up by districts.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:04pm
As part of their class work, students in Washington Community High School’s new tech support internship class are working on school-owned equipment after receiving requests from staff. Four class pathways are available to students, include training for the A+ tech support certification.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:39pm
Bethlehem Area School District's wireless capacity is so unreliable that many teachers now shy away from developing lesson plans that depend on Internet access for the more than 14,000 students in the district. A $2.2 million upgrade to the district's wireless infrastructure is being proposed.