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  • NAEP Gets It One-Third Right

    A new federally authorized test of students' technology literacy has little in sync with the tech curriculum schools are teaching.More

News & Issues

  • $11 Billion in ARRA Education Funds Released Early

    The United States Department of Education has followed through on its promise to speed up stimulus package spending for education. The department announced that it's released $11.37 billion to states a little less than a month earlier than planned, with funds targeting Title I, IDEA, and Vocational Rehabilitation. It's also published new guidance on the use of the funds.More
  • 2010 ExploraVision Science Competition Opens

    Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association have kicked off the 2010 ExploraVision Awards Program. The annual student science competition, now in its 18th year, is open to K-12 students in the United States and Canada, offering prizes of up to $10,000 in savings bonds for the winners.More
  • Inquiry Focuses on Future of MySQL

    The European Commission's decision to investigate Oracle's plan to acquire Sun Microsystems is focused largely on the future of the open source MySQL database.More
  • AASA Survey Reveals Both Success and Disappointment with Stimulus Funding

    A newly released survey from the American Association of School Administrators shows that, while the approximately $44 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) stimulus funds thus far allotted for education has helped, many administrators do not think the money has gone toward "investing wisely" as generally defined by the United States Department of Education.More