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Articles by Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education.

When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps.

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$1,000 for excellent in educational technology

The Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award rewards excellence in the development and delivery of technology programs. Programs which focus on aerospace and/or aeronautics will be given priority to other…

Scholarships for technology majors

The Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC), a council of senior-level government executives, is calling for nominations for its annual scholarship program, which recognizes high school seniors interested in pursuing…

Prizes and products for internet gaming

The six-month challenge is open to all K-12 students in the U.S., and invites them to play baseball at TiViTz online at www.tivitz.com, with the grand prize awarded to the…

More than $200K for educational programs

The Bayer USA Foundation supports programs that enhance the quality of life, provide unique and enriching opportunities that connect diverse groups and ensure preparedness for tomorrow’s leaders- thereby, resulting in…

David Berliner outlines school policy challenges

David C. Berliner, regents professor of education at Arizona State University, talks about school policy issues, specifically regarding curriculum and assessments.…

Richard Rothstein on federal education policy

Richard Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, discusses Obama's education policy and other current issues during his interview at the 2010 AASA conference.…

Diane Ravitch discusses current education issues

Diane Ravitch, research professor at New York University, discusses education call-to-actions and other current issues during her interview at the 2010 AASA conference.…

Viewpoint: Is Superman the conversation we need?

It’s hard to look away from the small, vulnerable faces of the children whose educational odysseys are highlighted in the movie Waiting for Superman. It’s hard not to sympathize with…

Online collaboration across the globe

In its technology implementation framework, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) shares standards that staff and students should learn, including skills to collaborate online with different people across…

$50,000 for new playgrounds

Locals in your community can donate points to their schools by entering the code found on any of their 13 favorite Coca-Cola products at www.mycokerewards.com. Sprite will work with the…