The world's hunger for hardcopies is far from abating, despite some recent slides in peripheral shipments. The worldwide printer and multifunction printer market grew by double digits in the first quarter of 2014, reaching 37.65 million units — up 32.1 percent from the same period last year.
Intended as a resource for district and technology leaders, a new report from the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) examines how to save money through demonstrating ROI, sustainable technology practices, and good financial leadership.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Previously, the district of 51 schools and 40,000 students had been using a different method every year for collecting student data and payments for school-related activities.
- By Christopher Piehler
At this year’s InfoComm 2014, Shuttle Computer Group and ScholarChip have released a new portable attendance kiosk, designed to check in more than 40 students per minute via contactless ID cards waved nearby.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Predictive analytics is growing rapidly in popularity among school district leaders. K-12 school districts are collaborating with universities and businesses at an accelerating pace, using advanced analytics to create innovative new models and tools to advance students' performance.
- By Vasuki Rethinam
Wasp Barcode Technologies today introduced MobileAsset v7 and MobileAsset.EDU, two fixed-asset tracking solutions that allow IT departments and education institutions to manage items such as software, furniture, media equipment, and more.
Busy districts are turning to technological solutions to help them vet and select applicants for teaching positions
- By Bridget McCrea
Pennsylvania's Downingtown Area School District has adopted an electronic payment system in an effort to streamline processes and reduce costs.
A new report from AASA disclosed public school district superintendent salaries for the current school year, in the process revealing some significant disparities in maximum base pay between male and female administrators.
Teacher evaluation systems are being foisted on administrators without the preparation, tools or support needed to make the systems serve their theoretical purpose — improvements in the practice of teaching. "If we expect teacher evaluation to lead to improved instruction and learning in schools, we must provide the tools, resources and knowledge that principals need to implement successful teacher evaluation models," according to Gail Connelly, executive director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.