A two-year independent commission studying the future of education and especially the effective use of assessment to measure student learning has issued a public policy statement calling for policymakers to turn their attention on the use of assessments to providing timely information to students and teachers rather than school and teacher accountability.
The University of Michigan will implement a new document management system for use by its Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL), a small aerospace design, manufacturing, integration, test, and operations organization located in the university's College of Engineering.
Parkland College will upgrade to a new wireless LAN network and management system in an effort to enhance online learning and connect its 18,000 students, 1,200 faculty and staff, and campus visitors.
Pearson VUE, the assessment services wing of Pearson, has acquired examination software development company Exam Design.
The University of Kentucky is upgrading its campus security to an integrated system.
BenchPrep, a developer of online and mobile courses, is now offering 40 video courses in software training, math, science, and business.
Vanderbilt University has rolled out a new food service inventory and procurement system, intended to streamline processes and control costs at 19 locations across the campus.
The United States Department of Transportation is seeking out innovations in aviation and aerospace among students in high school and college through the second annual RAISE Award competition.
BenQ is rolling out a new line of entry-level DLP projectors, its M6 series. The lineup includes four models, all of them capable out outputting at least 2,800 lumens.
Facebook users are sharing less personal information publicly and more privately, but despite attempts to protect their privacy on the site, they often unwittingly end up sharing personal details with third-party apps and advertisers, according to a new study published in The Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality.