Week of: January 21, 2008
- DOE Releases National Dashboard
The U.S. Department of Education released what it calls a National Dashboard that shows how the nation is doing on key indicators such as high school graduation rates and closing achievement gaps.
- Web Site for Aspiring College Students
Connecticut was one of twelve state to open a web site devoted to helping students navigate the college application process—from the SATs to financial aid.
- Court Orders End to Wisconsin Virtual Academy Funding
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently found that the operation of Wisconsin Virtual Academy, a virtual charter school that enrolls students from across the state, violates state statutes.
- Speak Up a Big Success
Project Tomorrow - NetDay announced significant growth in the number of surveys received as part of its 2007 Speak Up activities.
- Mapping the Continental Shelf
As the deadline approaches for submitting petitions for boundary extensions under the 1994 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea draws near, high tech mapping techniques take on added importance.