- Teachers Learn Their Way Around Technology
Twenty-one middle school teachers from rural school systems across the country are participating in a workshop to learn about GPS and GIS technology and how to integrate it into the curriculum.
- Senate Supports EETT Funding
On July 18, the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved $272 million to fund the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program for FY 2007.
- Laptops Don't Count as Instructional Materials
The Texas Attorney General has ruled that textbook money cannot be used to purchase laptop computers — or other hardware - for student use.
- South Carolina Virtual High School Launches
South Carolina's Virtual High School launched this summer with a pilot program that served 200 Algebra II or English II students, a prelude to wider course offerings this fall.
- Beware the Search Engine
A recent study found that results from top search engines AOL, Ask.com, Google, MSN, and Yahoo can often lead to Web sites that contain spyware and scams.