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Governors To Speak at 2011 “Education Nation” Summit

NBC News’ Brian Williams, along with correspondent Kate Snow, will host governors from states across the country for a special “Education Nation” panel session focused on education and economic competitiveness, entitled The State of Education: The Governor’s Perspective. Read More »

Microsoft Honors CDW-G with U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year

CDW Government LLC (CDW-G), a leading provider of technology solutions to government, education and healthcare customers, today announced its recognition as a 2011 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year. The award honors CDW-G’s innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of higher education and K-12 customers. Read More »

American Teacher" Premieres at the 2011 “Education Nation” Summit

On Sunday, Sept. 25th, the feature-length documentary American Teacher will make its world premiere at the 2011 “Education Nation” Summit in New York City, following on the heels of the second-annual national Teacher Town Hall—where hundreds of teachers on Rockefeller Plaza and thousands more online will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing teachers today... Read More »

Capstone Main Sponsor of Library Leadership Summit

Capstone will be part of the dialogue on how technology is transforming reading as the Platinum Sponsor of the fourth annual School Library Journal Leadership Summit. Focusing this year on “The New World of Reading: Digital, Networked, Transliterate,” the summit brings together thought leaders from the education and publishing fields. Read More »

Vernier Awards 30 Innovative Schools $10,000 Technology Grants

After three decades of serving STEM education, Vernier Software & Technology has chosen 30 innovative schools to receive its 30th anniversary technology grants. As recipients of the grants, each of the 30 selected schools will receive $10,000 worth of Vernier technology equipment of their choosing. Read More »

Students "Connect The Dots" Around the World

September 15th marked the 8th anniversary of the publication of best-selling author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds' The Dot, a "story book for all ages" beloved in classrooms around the world. Starting in 2009, a group of educators began celebrating this date as International Dot Day - a day for classes to explore the story's powerful themes: bravery, creativity and self-expression. Read More »

K12 Inc. Partners with New York Times on "Schools for Tomorrow" Education Conference

K12 Inc. announced a partnership with The New York Times on a first-of-its-kind education conference: "Schools for Tomorrow: Bringing Technology into the Classroom." The interactive conference will bring together hundreds of educators, government officials and thought-leaders, with portions of the event streaming live with student participation,.... Read More »

Teaching Tolerance Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), celebrates its 20th anniversary in the new issue of its award-winning Teaching Tolerance magazine released today.Over the last two decades, Teaching Tolerance has become one of the nation's leading providers of anti-bias education resources,... Read More »

PCI Education Announces 20th Anniversary Grant

PCI Education announces the sponsorship of a grant in celebration of the company’s 20th anniversary. Hosted on the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant provides special education teachers the opportunity to earn money for their classroom, while collaborating and sharing best practices with educators across the country. Read More »

Wells Fargo Provides $100,000 Grant to MIND Research Institute

Wells Fargo awarded MIND Research Institute a $100,000 grant in support of MIND's Math Initiative projects nationwide. Math Initiatives are located in major urban centers across the U.S., and are partnerships between funders, MIND Research and local school districts to elevate children’s math achievement... Read More »