Administrative/Business Tools


Private Institutions Sign on To Offer 'Tuition Reward' Points

A number of private colleges have recently signed on for a program that gives them marketing access to potential students whose families have accounts at specific financial companies.

Report: Games and Online Video Gain Traction in Education

Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago.

Parents, Teachers, Students Split on Overtesting

Parents, students and teachers have radically different views on the value of time spent on tests. According to a new poll conducted by Gallup on behalf of the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), while 83 percent of teachers surveyed said they think students spend too much time on tests, 75 percent of students and 52 percent of parents said they think students spend the right amount of time or not enough time on them.

Campus Safety: Crime and Bullying Plummet as Incarcerations of Youth Drop in Half

Reports of bullying in American schools have dropped nearly in half from the turn of the century. Overall, violent victimizations were down even more substantially — 82 percent from 1992 to 2014, according to a report released today by the National Center for Education Statistics.

Truenorthlogic Introduces New App to Track PD Attendance

Truenorthlogic has launched a new mobile attendance app that’s designed to save K-12 teachers in professional development time and paperwork.

Technology's Role in Closing the Achievement Gap

A Q&A with Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., superintendent, Clarke County School District, Athens, GA.

Is Your District Future Ready?

Encouraging school leaders to think deeply about equity, agency and leadership when actualizing or revisioning technology integration plans.

Funding Technology: E-rate Reboot Removes Broadband Hurdles

It has been more than a year since the FCC modernized E-rate. Here's how the latest developments are affecting schools.

New Online Education Marketplace To Launch in Early 2016

Noodle Markets officials said the new online marketplace will make it easier for buyers and sellers to connect.

Galveston District Shifts Time, Attendance Functions to the Cloud

The Texas district asked Kronos to upgrade existing time and attendance software to its cloud-based Workforce Central.

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