Following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the nation's leading school safety organization is calling for increased patrols at schools nationwide, but also to include elementary, private and charter schools.
Maine’s high school graduates are less likely to need remedial courses in college than their counterparts across the nation, according to the first reports from Maine’s colleges detailing how many incoming freshmen need to take remedial math or reading courses.
Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IdM) solutions, is pleased to announce that during the previous quarter several secondary schools and universities have chosen to implement User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) to improve security and efficiency of their user account management for staff, students, and parents.
Like a lot of school districts across the state, Sumner County Schools are ill-prepared for new online assessments students are required to begin taking in the 2014-15 school year, school officials say.
During Wednesday night's Stratham School Board meeting, the school's Budget Advisory Board asked Fosher to cut the total increase down to 3.5 percent. However, one increase Fosher identified as justified is a $119,831 increase in computer equipment. This increase includes six new interactive Whiteboards, 100 Chromebook computers and 90 iPads.
For Broward parents, sorting through the more than 60 public school magnet programs now available — options as varied as architecture or marine science, ranging from kindergarten to high school — might seem like a daunting task. But with the help of school open houses, informative online web chats, and the time remaining before the Feb. 13 application deadline, finding the right program can be easy, experts say.
Last week, Marblehead Public School Supervisor of Technology Ken Lord, delivered some grim news. "The Marblehead Public School technology systems are in very poor shape," Lord writes in the executive summary of a draft of the Marblehead Public Schools' Technology Plan, the final version of which was presented at the School Committee's Jan. 10 meeting.
The internet is where we go to get information, to connect, to collaborate, to share, and to create. With the white paper "Digital Connections in the Classroom," you’ll get a foundational look at the internet and a better understanding of how you can use it to promote learning.
The price of pursuing a five-year plan that would eventually put a personal computing device in the hands of every student at Barre City Elementary and Middle School accounts for nearly $300,000 of a budget increase that — at least for the moment — is still sitting at roughly $1.4 million.