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  • How Do We Measure School Turnaround?

    Since taking office, United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has called time and again for reforms that will help "turn around" the nation's struggling schools. But how will the of success of any such reforms be measured? A coalition of 17 education groups, called the Learning First Alliance, has released five key recommendations that it said will help do just that.More
  • Georgia Tech Looks To Shift Unemployed IT Pros into Teaching Careers

    The College of Computing at Georgia Tech is looking to transform economic lemons into educational lemonade by shifting unemployed technology professionals into teaching careers.More
  • Microsoft to IT: Deploy Windows 7 Now

    Microsoft put out the word Monday that IT organizations can start deploying Windows 7 now, citing the cost benefits of doing so.More
  • Missouri School Board Offers SchoolReach for Flu Alerts

    To prepare for potential outbreaks of Swine flu in its schools, the Missouri School Boards' Association (MSBA) is collaborating with SchoolReach to make a parent notification service available to every school in the state that doesn't already have one in place.More
  • NYU-Poly Students Challenge Peers in Cyber War Games

    The Polytechnic Institute of New York University has begun taking registration for its sixth annual Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games. The program, which unfolds over the next couple of months, pits high school, college, and graduate students against each other in a series of cyber-security-related competitions. More
  • Project 2010 Products Announced at Microsoft Event

    The Microsoft Project Conference 2009 event kicked off in Phoenix on Wednesday with new details about the next generation of Microsoft's software products for project planning.More