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- EER survey finds teachers in five major U.S. districts want more standalone software, modular... // Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p1
Reports that teachers in five major United States school districts prefer stand-alone software and modular courseware as electronic instructional media to satellite TV, videocassettes, videodiscs and online services, according to a survey conducted by EER. Total expenditures on instructional...
- Boston recommends software through list. // Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p2
Reports that the Boston City School District in Massachusetts will spend about one million dollars on instructional software in 1997-1998 as part of the district's $16.1 million technology budget. Invitations to software publishers for bids; Recommendation of appropriate titles for each...
- Individual schools choose software in Cobb. // Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p2
Reports that the Cobb County School District in Georgia will spend about $2 million on instructional software in 1997-98 as part of the estimated $14.5 million that the district office and individual schools will spend on technology. Sharing of responsibility by the district office and...
- Site-based management rules in San Diego. // Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p3
Reports that the San Diego City Unified School District in California will spend about $500,000 on instructional software in 1997-98 as part of the $12.5 million the district office and individual schools will spend on technology. Comments from instructional technology director Richard Fabian;...
- Chicago focused on wiring schools for Web. // Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p4
Reports that the Chicago School District in Illinois will spend about one million dollars on instructional software in 1997-98 as part of the district's $4.2 million technology budget. Comments from director of instructional technology for the district Dan Anderson; Reasons why Chicago's...
- CCC lands $2.4 million deal in Texas; offers AP courses through alliance. // Electronic Education Report;09/29/99, Vol. 6 Issue 18, p4
Reports that Computer Curriculum Corp. has landed a comprehensive courseware contract in Garland, Texas, that will implement the company's software in sites throughout the school district.
- Texas Could Replace 'Robin Hood' With 'Stay Alive Until 2005' Program. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;3/7/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31588, p33
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- Philadelphia School District Readies $1 Billion Building Plan. Braun, Martin Z. // Bond Buyer;8/14/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31449, p3
Reports the school construction plan of the chief executive officer Paul Vallas of the Philadelphia School District in Pennsylvania. Generation of funds from the capital budget; Career history of Vallas; Amount needed for capital upgrades.
- New York City Tops 2000 Per-Pupil Expenditures. // Educational Marketer;7/1/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p4
Reports on the per-pupil expenditures in the New York City school district. Scope of market opportunities in each state; Expenditures for instructional materials and for non-salary instruction.
- Execs eyed to help retool schools. Santiago, Raquel // Crain's Cleveland Business;5/29/95, Vol. 16 Issue 22, p3
Reports on Cleveland Initiative for Education's efforts to revamp all aspects of school district's operations in Cleveland, Ohio. Establishment of a loaned executive program; Meeting with business leaders to support the efforts; Adoption of Cleveland Governor Voinovich's use of loaned...