Register |  Lost Password?
eSchool News

Top News

Alcohol awareness goes online for students

Higher-education officials are hoping to reduce alcohol-related deaths and injuries with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test students on the adverse effects of excessive drinking. Key words: alcohol…

Alcohol awareness goes online for students

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test…

Commentary: The avalanche of change

Once every generation or so, something big takes place that alters education, and it's usually bad -- or so it must seem to most Americans. Key words: education reform, A…

Commentary: The avalanche of change

Default Lines from eSchool News, first published in print on Oct. 1, 2009-- Once every generation or so, something big takes place that alters education, and it's usually bad --…

Alcohol awareness goes online for students

More than 1,700 college students reportedly die every year from alcohol-related injuries, and higher-education officials are hoping to trim that number with online alcohol awareness courses that inform and test…

Computer virus steals $325K from district

The FBI is investigating what it is calling an online computer intrusion that siphoned several hundred thousands of dollars from at least one Chicago area school district's bank accounts, prompting…

Govt. calls distracted driving an ‘epidemic’

Driving while distracted is a growing peril in a nation reluctant to put down its cell phones and handheld devices even behind the wheel, the Obama administration declared on Sept.…

Advocates warn of voting-machine ‘monopoly’

Some educators and activists say the recent consolidation of electronic voting machine ownership in the United States creates a potentially dangerous monopoly, and without greater accountability to voters, they worry…

Congress weighs online privacy changes

The rise in online social networking, coupled with the evolution of advanced data-tracking techniques, has created a goldmine for internet marketers who now can target their advertising in highly sophisticated…

Grants power research on gaming for education

A research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has won $4.5 million in National Science Foundation grants to study the use of computer games for learning. Key words: research grants,…