T&L News(122)

Week of: March 24, 2008

  • Schools Turn to Biometrics
    School systems are embracing biometrics as a tool to make routine activities—like taking attendance or paying for lunch—easier and more efficient.
  • Deal Expands Open Source Content Availability
    Curriki, the nonprofit organization developed to provide access to free and open-source curricula, has partnered with Nortel LearniT to create one of the world's largest free sources of educational materials.
  • SIIA's Vision K-20 Initiative
    The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has launched its Vision K-20 Initiative, designed to serve as a guide for educational institutions to implement technology district and campus-wide.
  • WI's Virtual Schools Get a Reprieve
    Wisconsin legislators voted to change state laws to legalize virtual schooling and thereby averting a crisis that threatened the state's existing virtual schools.
  • Sharing the Power
    Engineers without Borders partners with developing communities worldwide to improve their quality of life through the implementation of sustainable engineering projects.