T&L News(121)

Week of: March 17, 2008

  • Birmingham's Laptop Program Moves Forward
    The Birmingham City Council has approved $3.5 million in funding for the purchase of laptop computers from the One Child Per Laptop Foundation for use in the city's schools.
  • School Creates Its Own Televised Test Prep
    As the Maryland School Assessment test draws closer, students at William Wirt Middle School are tuning in to a TV show designed to prepare them for the test.
  • Math Panel Releases Report
    The National Mathematics Advisory Panel has delivered its Final Report, concluding that the delivery system in mathematics education is broken and must be fixed.
  • Waking Up the Brain
    Some British school children are spending 20 minutes each morning playing games on portable videogame machines in an effort to stimulate brain development.
  • Computer Science Degrees Rebounding
    New research indicates that interest in a degree in computer science at the college level is going up, reversing a nearly decade long decline.