Business & Finance

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

The Texas State Board of Education, long the gatekeeper to the enormous textbook market in Texas, has lost control over which materials enter public school classrooms.

4/20/2012

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading national organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, welcomes Stephan Turnipseed, President, LEGO Education North America, as a strategic council member. 

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

CurriculumLoft announces the scheduled acquisition of all brand assets from hardware manufacturer uWriteTouch, including the KUNO student android tablet and the Engage WirelessLCD.

4/19/2012

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Schools board will meet in closed session later this week to discuss the three finalists for its superintendent's position -- a trio that includes Memphis Schools Supt. Dr. Kriner Cash.

4/19/2012

Carroll (Texas) school district families will have to pay $250 for nearly every child who rides the bus next school year, trustees agreed.

4/19/2012

New Jersey voters approved 90 percent of school budgets in districts that held elections yesterday as just three systems sought approval to exceed Governor Chris Christie's 2 percent cap on local levy increases.

4/19/2012

A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit by a middle school student who was paralyzed when a known bully punched him in the abdomen.

4/19/2012

The battle over whether Wisconsin's public schools are doing the same, better or worse after reforms signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker took another turn Tuesday when the state Department of Public Instruction released a heap of new school staff data.

4/19/2012

Some Texas school parents are fed up with the state’s focus on high-stakes testing.

4/19/2012

Amid tough financial times, state aid to school districts has dwindled, while unfunded mandates continue to rise.

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

Communication, relationships, perspective — these themes were the essence of a special education forum led by Superintendent Joshua P. Starr Monday night at Seneca Valley High School.

4/18/2012

The Cleveland school district has revived plans to sell its East Sixth Street headquarters and rent space downtown instead, while relocating other offices to the closed East High School.

4/18/2012

Anne Arundel school officials said Monday they got most of the money they wanted under the county executive’s spending plan for next year, which includes money for 62 additional teachers.

4/18/2012

Responding to today's challenges of school systems for the need for transparency, workflow efficiencies and effective leadership, the Missouri School Boards' Association has partnered with eBOARDsolutions, the provider of a unique suite of web-based tools that helps school leadership teams streamline and align their governance and leadership work. 

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

Versed in special needs matters, teacher contracts and construction matters, RHS grad Gina Damasco wants to give back to the NJ community she said has given her so much.

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