eSchool News March 2011

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33 eSN Special Report
Keeping students on a path to graduation.
— Jennifer Nastu

46 Curriculum Focus
Poor test scores have schools rethinking science instruction.
— Jenna Zwang

What’s News

1 Fight looms over school funding

1 Schools: We need faster broadband

1 Google opens ed apps marketplace

3 Survey reveals educators’ most valued technologies

8 Amid budget cuts, ed-tech leaders do more with less

10 Comcast-NBC deal raises questions for education

12 Can schools be evaluated like a business?

14 Verizon challenges new net-neutrality rules in court

16 Study: Students need more paths to career success

25 How to share YouTube videos at school, safely

26 Kineo: Like an iPad, but made for students

30 Forum explores how to spur school innovation

41 Panel: How to improve special education


3 Online Update

6 Default Lines

6 Your Turn

28 Security Checkpoint

42 Learning Leadership

44 Netwatch

48 Viewpoint

49 Stakeholder & Community Relations

50 Grants & Funding

51 Tech Buyer’s Marketplace

52 Advertisers’ Showcase

53 Product Spotlight

54 eSchool Partners

eSN Special Report
17 Mobile learning: Not just laptops
New advances in mobile technology could help schools realize the potential for true anytime, anywhere learning.
— Jennifer Nastu


Resources for this issue

42 Learning Leadership For more news and opinion on education reform, see our online School Reform Center:

32 Grants & Funding For the latest in school funding news, go to

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