Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has embarked on a digital conversion initiative, shifting from traditional instruction to digital, data-driven instruction models.
Delaware's St. Elizabeth High School has launched a mandatory bring-your-own-device policy for the 2013-2014 school year in an effort to expand the use of technology.
Aerohive Networks has released two new wireless access points (APs) that support the leading edge 802.11ac gigabit wireless standard.
Rural education is receiving federal funding from an unexpected source: helium. Amid the federal government shutdown, the United States House and Senate passed a measure last week dealing with helium reserves that also reauthorized the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination program, affecting funding for more than 4,000 schools.
Follett has formally launched its 2013–2014 Follett Challenge, a competition that awards prizes to schools for "the best and most effective approaches to 21st century learning."
In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Scenario Learning is making a number of its bullying prevention resources available at no charge for schools during October and November.
- By Stephen Noonoo
BookheadEd Learning has expanded the number of videos available in its StudySync Common Core literacy curriculum's library, SyncTV, to more than 100.
Intel will launch She Will Connect, a program designed to improve the digital literacy skills of young women in developing countries.
The national discussion around Common Core is off base. Instead of focusing on test scores, teacher accountability and federal takeovers, policymakers need to put their efforts behind supporting teachers to improve teaching practices and ultimately improve student learning, according to a report released this month.
The National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is receiving $1.6 million in federal funds to support students with disabilities and improve on data-driven decisionmaking and implementation strategies.