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Indiana unveils first hybrid-electric school bus

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Suellen Reed has launched Learn Green, Live Green, a year-long initiative to go green, by unveiling the state's first hybrid-electric school bus...…

AZ schools go green with nationwide week of climate education

Students around Arizona saw green as colleges and universities participated last week in a nationwide teach-in about climate change. More than 1,000 schools overall were said to be participating in…

PBS adds iTunes U content

Apple's iTunes U offerings have expanded with new content from the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) network and PBS affiliate stations, including KQED in San Francisco and WGBH in Boston...…

K12 is Wall Street’s pet as online schooling grows

So far, just one company is winning strong marks for capitalizing on the huge growth of virtual public schools: the Herndon, Va.-based K12... …

‘Green Team’ monitors school’s eco-response

A Maryland middle school's 'Green Team' meets after-school to promote energy conservation among students and staff members...…

Online schooling grows, setting off a debate

The rapid growth of online schools has provoked debates in courtrooms and legislatures over money, as the schools compete with local districts for millions in public dollars, and over issues…

Bill would let schools scan thumbprints

Iowa lawmakers outlawed fingerprint-scanning devices for school use in 2005 amid concerns about legal issues, privacy and information hacking. But now there's a push to again allow the equipment in…

Comparing American students with those in China and India

Two million minutes is the estimated time that students spend in high school. It is also the title of a new documentary film that suggests American students squander too much…

Logging on to learn

Two Wyoming high schools are among the first in the nation to test an online learning program designed in England to increase standardized test scores...…

DEMO: Symantec previews child-protection software

At this week's DEMO conference, Symantec will showcase child-protection software that monitors children's activities online as well as encourages children to be involved in setting the rules for safe and…