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Apple sued for promoting iPhone as an eBook reader

An overseas communications firm is suing Apple for promoting its iPhone handset as a touch-screen digital book reader, a concept it claims to have patented over seven years ago, Apple…

NASA and Microsoft to make a universe of data available publicly

NASA and Microsoft Corp. have announced plans to make planetary images and data available via the internet under a Space Act Agreement, reports FOXbusiness.com. …

Lessons from the most successful schools abroad

Education trends from abroad are gaining cachet as political and educational leaders strive to bring American schools in line with the demands of the 21st-century global economy, reports the Christian…

Talk of stimulus funds ignites net neutrality debate

Consumer advocates are reigniting a debate over net neutrality by insisting that the government require recipients of the $7.2 billion broadband stimulus package to adhere to special rules to ensure…

Texas school board set to vote on challenge to evolution

The Texas Board of Education will vote this week on a new science curriculum designed to challenge the guiding principle of evolution, a step that could influence what is taught…

University of Virginia deleting most computer labs

The University of Virginia plans to close most of its public computer labs by the summer of 2011, citing a need to save money, reports the Roanoke Times. …

Business student devises social web site with campus cachet

A 20-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business has created a calendar-based web site designed to help college students organize their busy lives, reports the Providence…

Superintendent resigns in web surfing controversy

The superintendent of Westfall Local Schools in Pickaway County, Ohio, has resigned after admitting to misusing his school computer, reports WBNS 10TV. …

Some rich districts get richer as aid is rushed to schools

In pouring cash into school districts, Washington is using a tangle of well-worn federal formulas that seem to take little account of who needs the money most, reports the New…

Scandal reveals struggles of disciplining students in the Facebook era

Officials at Milton Academy in Massachusetts launched an aggressive investigation last month after receiving copies of Facebook photos sent anonymously that showed students drinking at off-campus parties. But in the…