As I walked through a 10-year-old school building recently with the district energy manager, I pointed out to him the often-overlooked "little things" that increased energy waste daily in the operation of the school. I told him these inefficiencies and waste seem insignificant,...
School districts that own their own school buses may get some relief as a new bill approved by the Tennessee General Assembly will allow school buses to stay on the road longer. The bill, which is projected to save local school systems an estimated $56 million in the...
On April 3, 2014, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2575,...
Education technology-focused startups raised more than $500 million already in the first quarter of 2014, marking the single biggest quarter for capital committed to the sector in the past five years. What began as a trickle in...
Florida's Bay District School's Transportation Department is going high-tech with the launch of a student tracking system. Throughout the past year, district leaders have invested more than $400,000 of half-cent sales tax revenue...
The region's economic resurgence is making it harder for school districts to keep bus drivers, part of a shortage playing out statewide. Expansion of chemical plants and refineries has fueled a spike in the number of better, high-paying job opportunities for drivers, said...
Growing public concern about student-data privacy is prompting fresh scrutiny of the ways technology vendors handle children's educational information — and opening the gates for a flood of new questions and worries from advocates and school officials.
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