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CompassLearning bought by private investment firm

Educational software company CompassLearning has been purchased by Marlin Equity Partners, a move that CEO Eric Loeffel said will give the company greater flexibility in a fast-paced market that must…

Future of eReading might not be iPad, but Blio

Despite all the buzz about Apple’s iPad tablet and how it could be useful for reading electronic textbooks, a new software program on the way might hold even more promise…

Wireless mic frequency change could affect schools

Schools and colleges that use wireless microphones operating on the 700 megahertz (MHz) frequency band have until June 12 to change the radio frequency or buy new equipment, according to…

eSchool News names winners of 2010 Tech-Savvy Superintendent Awards

A technology incentive program that is reducing the dropout rate and closing the digital divide; an online-learning program that has solved the challenge of declining student enrollment: These are some…

Commentary: A new era in school district leadership

Skillful leaders are able to articulate their vision clearly and inspire their communities to action—and the winners of our annual Tech-Savvy Superintendent Awards epitomize this idea.…

Nova Southeastern dean making IT grads more marketable

Leo Irakliotis doesn’t just want to develop academics and researchers. The newly appointed dean of Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences wants tech-savvy business people who…

Obama calls for more school funding

Education is one of the few areas of the federal budget that would not see a spending freeze, if President Barack Obama gets his way this year.…

Educators intrigued by Apple’s iPad

Apple’s new tablet computer, the iPad, could push other companies to bring more color-capable eReaders to the market in a move that could make digital books more commonplace on school…

New program combines technology, community service

Students at six schools from across the country are taking part in a pilot program that uses "service learning" as a way to revitalize their schools and communities while gaining…

Can Apple’s tablet spark a textbook revolution?

Can the release of Apple's eReader tablet do for textbooks what the iPod did for music: combine an online store for purchasing books with sleek hardware that holds every text…