K-12

STEM SmartBrief

STEM-specific news for career development professionals

STEM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association for Career and Technical Education

Federal program sponsors cybersecurity summer camps

5/4/2015

  • Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

Teachers and children interested in cybersecurity can choose from a number of specialized programs dedicated to closing the talent gap in the U.S. The federally funded GenCyber program hosts cybersecu… Read More

ASCD SmartBrief

News serving the K-12 education profession

ASCD SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

Ore. to pilot new college-placement option for graduates

5/6/2015

  • Mail Tribune (Medford, Ore.) (tiered subscription model)

Students in Oregon who receive at least a 3 on the Smarter Balanced assessment and enroll in college-level classes during their senior year may be able to bypass some college-entrance exams. The two-y… Read More

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Global education news

ASCD Worldwide Edition SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: ASCD

80 schools in India adopt cloud-based learning platform

5/5/2015

  • Business Standard (India)

Students and teachers in 80 Sri Chaitanya Schools, a pan-India network of K-12 education institutions, now have access to Microsoft's Edu-Cloud. The recently launched platform will give students acces… Read More

SmartBrief on Special Education

News about special education

SmartBrief on Special Education

Mich. district plans transition to inclusive pre-K

5/5/2015

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

A Michigan district plans to shift next year to an inclusive prekindergarten model. The change will place all preschoolers with disabilities in their neighborhood schools. Each classroom will have a t… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Survey: Social media proves popular as school fundraising tool

5/5/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

A growing number of schools, colleges and universities are using social media for fundraising efforts, according to the CASE/Huron/mStoner Social Media Survey. In 2015, 57% of survey participants repo… Read More

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

News for educators and parents of students in grades 4-8

MiddleWeb SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: MiddleWeb LLC

Survey: Job satisfaction is high among teachers despite challenges

5/5/2015

  • T.H.E. Journal

Job satisfaction is the primary reason teachers stay in the profession, according to a recent survey of more than 1,000 K-12 teachers. The survey also found that despite the challenges of the job, 68%… Read More

Envision Educator SmartBrief

News for K-16 Educators

Envision Educator SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Envision

Dual-enrollment program expands in N.C. district

5/5/2015

  • Pilot (Southern Pines, N.C.), The

A North Carolina school district has expanded its partnership with a community college and tripled the number of students participating in its dual-enrollment program. The program is part of the state… Read More