TL News

  • The online format of the Virtual High School is not for everyone as Virginia’s Prince William County Schools discovered. Learn what makes a student a successful online learner.
  • The Carrollton-Farmers Branch (TX) School District has launched a web-based Virtual Cafeteria that students can use to calculate the calories, fat grams, carbs, protein, vitamin A and vitamin C in their lunch choices. Try planning your own meal.
  • De Soto (KS) USD 232 is now pursuing the goal of providing its students with on-demand access to technology resources. On demand access is more affordable than a one-to-one computer-to-student ratio, since it aims to provide only the number of computers that would be in use at any given time. Read about the change in direction.
  • Educational institutions across the country are turning to online auctions to dispose of inventory they no longer need, earning some spare cash along the way. Learn about the Pembroke (MA) Public Schools’ experience.
  • An international team of scientists are preparing for an experiment that could shed light on the makeup of the universe. And to do it they’ve had to create one of the largest scientific tools ever built to measure particle too infinitesimal to imagine.