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NASA announces high school science program

U.S. high school students are being invited to take part in a NASA program designed to attract them to science and technology fields, UPI reports. …

New P2P bills focus on security, not copyright

In the wake of news reports that classified and confidential information is popping up on file-sharing networks worldwide, Congress on May 5 tackled two bills intended to protect users from…

School searching Facebook for parties

University at Buffalo students planning a graduation party this weekend could get a phone call from the school, thanks to the tools many students already use, WGRZ reports. …

Touch-screen lecture hall speeds up feedback

As a third-year university student, James White knows how difficult it can be to participate in a lecture with more than 100 other people in the room. But that's about…

Oregon bill upsets virtual-school advocates

A bill in the Oregon state Senate proposes restrictions on Oregon's blooming virtual charter school industry, pitting the state's most powerful education organizations against online schools and parents, reports the…

Feds scrutinize board ties at Apple and Google

The Federal Trade Commission has begun an inquiry into whether the close ties between the boards of two of technology's most prominent companies, Apple and Google, amount to a violation…

Tennessee classroom wins high-tech makeover

Jenny Alvey's sixth-grade science class at Tennessee's Gresham Middle School hit the jackpot May 4, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel, as a contingent from Oak Ridge Associated Universities made an…

Three sticking points could stunt stimulus education reform

President Obama is asking states to make education reforms in exchange for nearly $40 billion in stimulus funds for schools. But his aspirations might be on a collision course with…

When the cell phone teaches sex education

Health officials are trying to use teenagers’ favorite technology, the cell phone, to fight disease and unwanted pregnancies, reports the New York Times. …

New web tool could be ‘as important as Google’

A web tool that "could be as important as Google," according to some experts, has been shown off to the public, reports the BBC. …