April 2010 Archives

A new report, published on the Electromagnetic Health's website, grades schools in the capital city of each state, as well as Washington, on school children's potential exposure to cellphone antennas. Grades were based on how close the nearest antenna was from the school, how many antennas were located within 400 meters of the school, and how many antennas were located within 1 kilometer of the school. You can find those results here. The report asserts that symptoms of electrohypersensitivity, such as fatigue, headaches, difficulty with concentration, and memory loss, can occur at much lower distances than the U.S. exposure ...

The School Law blog reports that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to examine a case addressing the sale of violent video games to minors.

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has released its seventh annual report about the Enhancing Education Through Technology program.

The Online School for Girls is opening its doors to girls from around the world.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry proposes shifting to digital textbooks within the next four years.

The New Media Consortium, in conjunction with the Consortium for School Networking, releases the second annual Horizon Report: The K12 Edition.

Nominations are now open for the National Online K-12 Teacher of the Year Award, a new program sponsored by SREB and iNACOL.

New study shows strong relationship between cyberbullying and suicidal thoughts or attempts among teenagers.

The School-e Awards named 15 finalists today for its contest for the best school district Web site, and opened voting for the eventual winner to the public.

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