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  • 4 Places To Find Tech Funding Right Now

    Educational funding is a hot topic this year as school districts nationwide scramble to fill budget gaps. The environment puts pressure on technology administrators, CIOs, and principals who are being asked to develop and maintain state-of-the-art facilities that meet the needs of today's tech-savvy learners.

  • Revisiting Cell Phones Bans in Schools

    Twenty-four percent of K-12 schools ban cell phones altogether, and 62 percent allow phones on school grounds but ban them in the classroom, according to the most recent national data available. But it's about time for those schools to rethink those bans, said Kevin M. Thomas, assistant professor of education at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, who spoke at the 67th ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Philadelphia this weekend.

  • Technology Moving Teachers from Front to Center of the Classroom

    As approximately 8,000 educators came together for the 67th ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Philadelphia this weekend, the topic of the transition to the Common Core State Standards initiative took center stage. Under these new standards, educators across the country will work under the same guidelines for what students need to know and are expected to do.


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