Newsletter | January 11, 2008

1.11.08 -- Digication Adds e-Textbooks To e-Portfolios To Improve Teaching Process

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Digication Adds e-Textbooks To e-Portfolios To Improve Teaching Process
Digication Inc., a leading provider of e-Portfolios, recently announced that it has partnered with Davis Publications, the leader in art education textbooks, to combine the power of e-Portfolios and Web 2.0 technologies with the content found in traditional textbooks...

NewSchools Venture Fund Invests $1.7M In Uncommon Schools
NewSchools Venture Fund recently announced an investment of up to $1.7M in Uncommon Schools (Uncommon), a nonprofit charter management organization that provides an outstanding college preparatory education for students in New York and New Jersey...

Cambridge Credit And Springfield Public Schools Team Up To Teach Students To Learn Now Or Pay Later
In an effort to improve the financial literacy of its students, the School-to-Career Department of the Springfield, Massachusetts public school system announced recently that it has teamed with Cambridge Credit Counseling Corp. to provide fundamental instruction on money management to pupils in grades 9-12...

Mayors Bloomberg And Amicone To Kick Off Yonkers Education Summit
Education Summit 2008 will bring New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Yonkers to address Westchester County business leaders and Yonkers community members on the importance of community involvement in education...

Schools Nationwide Receive 1,897 Reasons To Celebrate PTA Take Your Family To School Week, February 10 - 16
More than 30 U.S. schools, including two overseas, a special education and a Native-American school earned national awards from PTA...

Seasoned Publisher Demystifies Publishing For Teachers, Parents
"Teachers as Authors: Make this the year you get published!," is presented at 4:30 p.m. January 23 at Dobson Branch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Road in Mesa, AZ by Linda Radke, who has published quality books through her company, Five Star Publications, Inc., since 1985...

Quality Counts 2008: Report Card Grades States On Education Performance, Policy
Education Week launched a new report card recently, grading the states across six areas of education performance and policy. While the U.S. posted a grade of C overall, the average state earned a D-plus on public school achievement, the poorest showing of any graded category. Marks were also low for state efforts to improve teaching, where 10 states earned a grade of D or low...

Battelle Pioneers New Corporate Engagement Model For Deployment Of PTC Global Education Program For Engineering
PTC , The Product Development Company, announced recently that Battelle has incorporated the PTC Global Education program into its enterprise-wide education initiatives dedicated to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Battelle is a global science and technology enterprise that explores emerging areas of science, develops and commercializes technology, and manages laboratories for customers...

2008 North American International Auto Show Registration Continues For Automotive Education Day
School officials can still register their secondary education students for participation at the Automotive Education Day at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Presented by State Farm Insurance, the event will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cobo Center in Detroit...

Whitney Education Group Powers Up Learning Opportunities With Qwest High-Performance Data And Voice Solutions
Qwest Communications International Inc. recently announced it has signed a 3-year agreement with Whitney Education Group (WEG) to provide nationwide high-speed data transmission, Internet, voice and hosting services...

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