Massachusetts education officials are considering enrollment caps for virtual public schools, while Georgia officials are reconsidering a funding formula for virtual charters.
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July 20, 2010
July 16, 2010
A recent court decision affirming the right to keep personal e-mail messages sent from work computers private is the latest development in a long-debated issue.
June 22, 2010
A new whitepaper addressing recent calls for technology literacy education argues any such education should involve project-based learning.
January 29, 2010
The state will review free online textbooks in history and math in Phase 2 of its digital textbook initiative.
January 14, 2010
ISTE counts down the Top 10 education technology priorities for 2010.
December 17, 2009
A new survey suggests that screen time and multitasking distract students from homework.
November 06, 2009
The FCC is accepting comments on proposed changes to the E-rate requirements for Internet safety in participating schools.
September 01, 2009
The lawsuit charges that the middle school student's constitutional protection against unnecessary search and seizure and his free speech rights were violated.
June 24, 2009
There's been a lot of attention paid recently to ed policy in other countries, and even a move toward setting international benchmarks or standards that outline what content and skills students should master in order to be competitive with their peers around the world. I've written a lot about the ...
May 19, 2009
I've heard many educators and school reform advocates talk about the importance of increased communication between teachers and parents. The more information teachers share with parents about their child's progress, the better, right? Well, teachers in Louisiana will have to adhere to some pretty s...