Newsletter | October 12, 2007

10.12.07 -- Xirrus Brings High Performance Wireless Network To JSerra Catholic High School

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Xirrus Brings High Performance Wireless Network To JSerra Catholic High School
Xirrus, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance, long-range Wi-Fi products, announced recently that the company has deployed its Wi-Fi Arrays at the JSerra Catholic High School (JSerra), located in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The Arrays provide Wi-Fi connectivity throughout various locations at JSerra's 40-acre campus for the school's staff, faculty and 1,000 students...

$100,000 Cafeteria Makeover Encourages Healthier Food Choices
Stanley Sanger, Superintendent of the Union City School District, joined the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council and keynote speaker, Felicia Stoler, host of TLC's (The Learning Channel) "Honey We're Killing the Kids" reality show to unveil the newly restyled cafeteria at Union Hill High School in Union City this past Wednesday...

Complete Encryption: Managing Keys And Data
With the introduction of LTO-4, access to data encryption appears easy. What is not obvious is that it's easy to encrypt data. Tracking and managing the keys used to encrypt and decrypt data is the real challenge. Submitted by Spectra Logic Corporation...

SAS inSchool Curriculum Pathways 2008 Wins Technology & Learning Award Of Excellence
SAS inSchool's Curriculum Pathways 2008 was recognized with an Award of Excellence from Technology & Learning magazine, the nation's leading K-12 educational technology publication. The Web-based educational product was named a Legacy Winner, a category that honors past award winners that have evolved with changing technology to offer the highest quality experiences for educators and students...

Learning Management Solution From Agilix And Epic Learning Now Available
Agilix Labs, Inc., a worldwide leader in e-learning solutions, recently announced that its innovative e-learning application is now available through Epic Learning. The Epic Learning System, which is powered by Agilix's GoCourse platform, was first unveiled at the National Educational Computing Conference in June, 2007...

Nancy Larson Publishers Offers Free Science Programs For Elementary Teachers
Nancy Larson Publishers, Inc. announces a contest for elementary school teachers. Winners will receive a free grade-appropriate classroom kit for the new Nancy Larson Science 1–3 program. Included are teacher manuals, student materials, science tool kit, teaching posters, charts and photos and vocabulary word wall cards...

AT&T Joins University Of Florida To Present Results Of Online Learning Research
The University of Florida (UF) has announced some early results from a nationwide education study that suggests that online learning and state-led virtual schools can be as effective as live classroom teaching methods...

Seventy-Five Schools In Eight States Choose Tabula Digita's DimensionM Algebra Software
Tabula Digita an educational gaming company delivering pre-algebra and algebra software programs to K-12 schools and districts, recently announced new sales to 75 schools in eight states – Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Texas and Wyoming. The schools join a rapidly growing community of video gaming enthusiasts -- students, educators, and parents alike -- who recognize the educational benefits of video games such as Tabula's DimensionM series ...

Intel Honors Bergen Academies-Hackensack As ‘Star Innovator' At Schools Of Distinction Awards
Intel Corporation named Bergen Academies in Hackensack, N.J., as the "Star Innovator" among six winners of the 2007 Intel Schools of Distinction Awards...

The Weather Channel Joins With The National Environmental Education Foundation To Launch Dynamic Environmental Education Program In U.S. High Schools
Recently, The Weather Channel and its affiliated foundation, Landmark Communications Foundation, further demonstrated their commitment to climate and environmental awareness and education, by announcing a $2.5M donation to the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). The funds, to be contributed by the Landmark Communications Foundation over the next five years, will be dedicated to creating an interactive, web based environmental education program that will ultimately reach and impact 20 million American high school students...

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