Business & Finance

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

School districts have until June 6 to apply for the first round of grants for long-term efficiency or cost-savings measures in management and operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. 

4/11/2012

South suburban Rich Township High School District 227 has laid off 48 full-time teachers, 33 instructional aides and six administrative staff for the 2012-13 school year.

4/10/2012

4/10/2012

Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.

4/9/2012

4/9/2012

More than two years after California's "parent trigger" law was enacted, things haven't worked out the way school reformers had planned or opponents had feared.

4/9/2012

While Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education-reform plan awaits his signature to become law, a local legislator has submitted his own package of ideas for improving Louisiana’s schools.

4/9/2012

Classrooms at the 100-year-old Nettlehorst Elementary School in Chicago were filled with ancient, dusty chalkboards, so administrators decided to experiment with IdeaPaint to convert all of their chalkboards into modern whiteboards without having to buy any new equipment.

4/6/2012

4/6/2012

The Council of the Great City Schools has implemented Schoolwires Centricity2 to help improve communications and resource sharing with its members and to enhance its image as a champion of high academic standards for urban schools.

4/6/2012

Through a new partnership with DonorsChoose.org, Skype will donate $250,000 to teachers requesting technology materials to enable Skype video calling in their classrooms.

4/6/2012

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced a new grant program designed to assist school districts in the development and improvement of RTI programs. 

4/6/2012

Montana public schools will get the $4.6 million increase in state funding they’d expected this year, thanks to a settlement filed Wednesday that solved a budgeting and political dilemma.

4/6/2012

There was a 35 percent increase in complaints of sexual misconduct involving school employees in the first three months of 2012 over last year, according to the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District.

4/6/2012

Chicago public school teachers in 150 schools have voted overwhelmingly in mock ballots to support a strike, an angry union president said Thursday.

4/6/2012

Public education would be spared from funding cuts but fewer state employees would get pay raises under a budget plan put forth Wednesday by a Missouri Senate committee.

4/6/2012

A troubled Iowa schools group lost more than $1 million in public funds on risky investments, wrongly claimed $500,000 in federal grant money and improperly allowed executives to keep computer equipment when they resigned, according to an audit report released Thursday.

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

Knovation announced that effective March 1, 2012, Marci Campbell has been promoted to Vice President of Solutions Management. She will lead the company’s product development and innovation process and support the strategic direction of the company.    

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