St Louis To Open a School of the Future St Louis Public Schools is using its first business partnership to transform Carnahan Middle School into an advanced learning high school facility, complete with a wireless network and notebook computers.
VA Mandates Instruction about Online Safety A new law, scheduled to go into effect July 1, requires Virginia public schools to instruct students in online safety, integrating Internet safety into their regular instruction.
SD Preparing for Laptop Initiative South Dakota is ramping up for its laptop pilot program, due to kick off in September. Championed by Gov Mike Rounds, the $4 million program will help fund the purchases of laptop computers for roughly 5,000 of the stateâ€™s high schoolers.
Online Learning on the Rise While Michigan may become the first state in the nation to require students to take an online course, it is not alone in its interest in virtual education. Learning Point Associates reports that as of July 2005, 21 states had K-12 online learning programs.
The Digital Nickelodeon The Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project is dedicated to saving the sounds recorded on late 19th-century and early 20th-century wax and plastic cylinder recordings.