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Grant-giving continues despite financial limitations

Some grant-giving entities have had to make adjustments in their award programs owing to the economic downturn, affecting both educators and students.…

Online college for union members in the works

The National Labor College will make about 20 online courses available for the AFL-CIO's 11.5 million members next fall in an effort to help workers adapt to a job market…

Report details coming trends in campus technology

Open scholarly content will become more commonplace in higher education in the next year as online universities and textbook companies organize and harness the internet's mass of educational material, according…

Has Google developed the next wave of online education?

Combining text, audio, and video chat with features like drag-and-drop documents and interactive polls, Google Wave is a free web program that could add unprecedented depth to student interaction, many…

Volunteers honor MLK Day by helping schools with technology

To help meet schools' technology needs, several educators and web professionals volunteered their expertise during the Martin Luther King Day Technology Challenge on Jan. 18.…

Schools weigh in on national broadband plan

To help provide broadband access to more citizens, the Federal Communications Commission should expand the eligible uses of e-Rate discounts to include after-school programs and community centers, many school leaders…

Opinion: Virtual schools are a critical piece of education’s future

Technological innovations might be categorized along a continuum from sustaining to disruptive. In education, a sustaining technology might be a SMART Board, which in most applications is a way to…

Technology gives engineering programs a real-world impact

Drexel University engineering student Jeffrey Dowgala says real-time information recorded by electronic sensors has helped him and his classmates understand the many environmental factors that can affect a bridge--an impact…

Superintendents say they need resources, flexibility to transform schools

Finalists in the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Superintendent of the Year competition met to discuss ways that districts and the federal government can transform education.…

Texas debates how history should be taught

The latest ideological battle over what gets taught in U.S. public schools is being waged in Texas, where the state board of education is considering new classroom standards that will…