Daily News

2/26/2013

2/26/2013
Despite the constantly gloomy rhetoric about the state of America's schools, U.S. students are steadily improving by at least one metric -- graduating from high school.
2/26/2013
The acquisition gives SureScore a leading position in the fast-growing segment of workforce readiness and brings significant opportunity for the two companies to collaborate.
2/26/2013
One of the most expensive and contentious elections in the country this year will now be receiving continuous news coverage, thanks to a new section of LA School Report, a news site that focuses on Los Angeles public schools.
2/26/2013
The webcast coincides with the publication of David Baldacci’s new book for young readers, “The 39 Clues®: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom,” the latest title in the bestselling and educational Scholastic series, The 39 Clues®.
2/26/2013
Ask any 8-year-old who attends school in Glen Ellyn what grade he or she is in and the answer you might soon receive could be surprising.
2/26/2013
Springtime in L.A. is the season when private grade schools host auctions, gala events, and swank soirees at fancy hotels, studio lots, and L.A. country clubs designed to raise additional funds to pad the $25,000 base fee of sending kids to John Thomas Dye, Buckley, Curtis, the Center, Campbell Hall, Brentwood, Stephen S. Wise, and all the other early educational top L.A. tickets.
2/26/2013
This April marks the 30th anniversary of “A Nation at Risk,” the controversial Reagan-era report from the National Commission on Excellence in Education, that laid out the dire conditions of the U.S. public education system and called for government reform.
2/26/2013
The AAP, a leading group of pediatricians, said school "zero-tolerance" policies toward kids' behavior problems do no good.
2/26/2013
Sharon Contreras today spoke out against a portion of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school aid plan that requires districts to submit grants for funding.
2/26/2013
More stringent passing requirements for standardized tests have Tri-Cities education officials worried schools with traditionally high marks will soon be considered failing, while also trying to plan for the fallout from parents.
2/26/2013
Texas Instruments (TI), the most trusted brand in graphing calculator technology, “took a major step forward in our mission to improve student understanding and achievement in mathematics” with the release of two new innovative apps: TI-Nspire™ App for iPad and TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad, said Melendy Lovett, president of Texas Instruments Education Technology.
2/26/2013
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program.
2/26/2013
The Phoenix Union High School District hired Quintin Boyce to perform the typical duties of a principal, such as supervising teachers, overseeing school policies and analyzing test scores. But he spends the bulk of his attention this time of year on one thing: increasing the student population, which means more state money for the school.

2/25/2013

2/25/2013
With a 5,000 iPad rollout freshly completed, students in Fraser Public Schools are becoming 21st century learners via access to their own mobile devices.
2/25/2013
Obeikan Education, the authorized SMART distributor in Saudi Arabia, will lead the implementation of SMART education solutions into 6,500 public school classrooms and 2,500 computer labs as part of the Ministry of Education’s vision to transform classrooms into collaborative learning environments that enhance student understanding and boost student achievement.

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