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Filtering law’s fate in the hands of judges

At press time, three federal judges had the task of deciding whether preventing or delaying adults’ access to some constitutionally protected speech is an acceptable side effect of keeping online…

Delaware judge lets Hewlett lawsuit against HP go forward

A Delaware judge has left open the possibility that dissident Hewlett-Packard Co. director Walter Hewlett still can torpedo the company’s $19 billion acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp. Chancery Court Judge…

NSBA suspends publication of Electronic School magazine

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is pulling the plug on its pioneering school technology magazine, Electronic School, after a near 20-year run. A source within the organization confirmed that…

North Dakota schools receive free grade-tracking software

Web-based computer software that helps teachers keep closer tabs on their students’ grades, attendance, and coursework will be distributed to schools throughout North Dakota after an extensive and sometimes frustrating…

Rhode Island expands high school tech program

Three more Rhode Island high schools will launch education programs that help prepare students for jobs in the high-tech industry. The so-called Academies of Information Technology will be launched in…

Students helps launch web-based telescope network

If most high school students ever get to see the Horsehead Nebula, it’s by looking at a book, or a slide in science class. But thanks to a telescope network…

Calendar of Events

May May 6-7 Arlington, Va. National Information Technology Workforce Convocation. Sponsored by the Information Technology Association of America, this event will bring together national leaders from the IT industry, education,…

Grant Deadlines

May Transition to Teaching Program Transition to Teaching, available through the U.S. Department of Education (ED), provides grants to recruit, train, and place talented individuals from other fields—such as business…

Grant Awards

$31.5 million to urban schools in Ohio Ohio has received $31.5 million in grants from three private foundations to improve education in the state’s city schools. State officials say the…

Old West meets new technology at “Frontier House”

A hands-on history experience that will challenge students to re-examine their perceptions of the Old West, this web site is the online companion to the six-part PBS series “Frontier House,”…