Week of: June 18, 2007
- NBC News Plans Web Site to Support AP Courses
NBC News is planning a new online effort meant to supplement Advanced Placement courses in American history, government and English.
- NASBE Creates Forum for Student Leaders
The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has launched the Student Leadership Network Forum, connecting the 25 students who serve as student members on state boards of education.
- House Level Funds EETT
The U.S. House of Representatives took the first step in the process of passing the 2008 budget, setting the Department of Education's discretionary budget at $61.71 billion, including $273.5 million for the Enhancing Education Through Technology program.
- NASA Expands Explorer Schools program
At the end of May, NASA welcomed 25 new schools to its Explorer Schools program, which works with local schools to inspire students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
- Beyond the Spelling Bee
Forget about Spelling Bees (and maybe spelling as well) and check out the winner of the LG National Texting Championship.