Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:16pm
The district has launched 69 projects at 66 schools, worth close to $200 million collectively. Planning on most of those projects, however, has only just started, and money has only just begun to flow.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:06pm
The Motion Picture Association of America, along with the Recording Industry Association of America and the nation's main Internet service providers, is quietly backing another controversial push to educate schoolchildren about the evils of copyright piracy.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 2:40pm
Days after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas would be his running mate next fall, officials in that state are raising a question already asked -- but some say not fully answered -- in Connecticut.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 2:37pm
The Los Angeles school district is putting the brakes on a project to give an iPad to each student, a $1 billion initiative that is the largest rollout of its kind in the nation and has been plagued by students hacking the devices' security features.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 2:34pm
Bay Area technology company SST has unveiled a gunshot detection system that they hope helps police respond faster in the case of mass shootings such as the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre, but privacy advocates expressed concerns about the surveillance technology.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 12:23pm
The combination of before- and after-school offerings gives Angevine's 600 students the option to spend eight hours at school, for an extended day that school leaders hope will lead to higher achievement and more student engagement.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 12:22pm
While playing a math video game collaboratively - as compared to playing alone - students adopted a mastery mindset that is highly conducive to learning, researchers said.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 12:20pm
All of them, along with Bill Anderson of the nonprofit advocacy group MeckEd, agreed that families want high-quality choices for their children. But they voiced different views on the benefits and drawbacks of North Carolina’s options.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 4:47pm
The books had been removed -- "banned" in the eyes of Latino activists -- thanks to a conservative backlash against ethnic studies and the Tucson district’s Mexican American studies program.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Fri, 11/08/2013 - 4:45pm
New data released Thursday by the National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as the nation's report card, show that Alaska is progressing at a much slower pace than most of the nation in both reading and math.