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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…

Girls might learn math anxiety from female teachers

Young girls might learn to fear math from the women who are their earliest teachers, new research suggests.…

Interest in hybrid courses on the rise

A growing number of schools now offer what's known as “hybrid” courses, which mix an online experience with traditional classroom learning.…

Tapscott: Digital natives need tech-rich education

Educators should change the way they view technology's role in everyday life in order to understand students' educational needs, said Don Tapscott, chairman of nGenera Insight, during a Jan. 19…

Free videos explore the science behind the Olympics

Teachers looking for ways to incorporate the Olympic Winter Games into their instruction have a new resource they can use: NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has teamed…