Philadelphia's expansion and creation of technology-rich, hands-on high schools were the focus of two segments this week on PBS NewsHour.
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November 14, 2014
The White House summit on Wednesday, Nov. 19 will highlight exemplary leadership in digital transformations and launch a "Future Ready District Pledge."
November 10, 2014
New roles for teachers in blended classrooms should mean new recruitment, evaluation, and retention strategies by districts, says a new report from TNTP.
October 16, 2014
Los Angeles Unified's school board voted against releasing an inspector general's report on a controversial technology program days before the district's superintendent stepped down.
September 25, 2014
Philadelphia's recent history with "innovative" high schools has been mostly discouraging, but one educator featured in a 2009 Ed Week story is still fighting to reinvent schooling.
March 20, 2014
Data privacy, ed-tech procurement, and building smart mobile networks were all on the agenda at an annual conference of school district technology leaders.
February 11, 2014
New Jersey Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf will assume a new position with the New York City-based digital-learning company.
December 05, 2013
Eric Sheninger, the principal of New Milford High School in New Jersey, is known for his innovative use of social networking in education. His new book for education leaders on the topic, "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," comes out Jan. 14.
October 25, 2013
Los Angeles Unified's outgoing deputy superintendent for instruction addresses critics and defends the decision to roll out an unfinished digital curriculum as part of the district's iPad initiative.
October 11, 2013
A Nov. 7 Education Week webinar will examine the changing role of the district CTO, and how superintendents can maximize leadership in this pivotal position.