Utah Electronic School To Test Entrepreneurial Waters The Utah State Board of Education gave its approval for the Utah Electronic High School to begin negotiations with two local entrepreneurs to open a second, private, campus to serve 18- to 30 -year-olds outside of Utah who have not yet earned a high school diploma.
Curriculum Web To Expand The Bellevue Schools District will use a $1.9 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to complete creating a web-based curriculum to improve student achievement.
Paperless in Miami Fifth graders at Florida's Flamingo Elementary School have packed away their social studies textbooks and now use a collection of Web sites and other high tech tools to learn American History.
Turning Gaming to Educational Ends The Federation of American Scientists has called on the federal government to provide funding to support research on how best to design educational games to deliver positive learning outcomes.
Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone Screen A British company is touting a new technology in which text is flashed onto a cell phone display one word or short phrase at a time, a technique based on the tachistoscope.