Thursday, May 25, 2006

Debating the Dropout Rate

An article from The Washington Post (free registration required) concerning the debate over dropout rates. Just goes to show that data isn't necessarily unbiased...

Read the article here.

Monday, May 22, 2006

Students Bypass Filters

From the Miami Herald, an article about students using proxy servers to bypass school filtering: | 05/22/2006 | Schools, students match wits over Web access

Scholastic Administrator

Scholastic's magazine--District Administrator--is available online to read:

Friday, May 19, 2006

Congress targets social network sites | CNET

A new law would ban myspace in schools, something I think many of them have already done...but this could also influence the use of any interactive website.

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Calling All Girls

Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings called for efforts to bring more girls into math and science.

Read the story here.

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Andy Carvin Tells About delicious

Andy Carvin has a new blog and this post describes delicious:

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

No Webmail

Interesting article from New Jersey: seems a Paterson high school worried that kids were wasting time exchanging emails with their friends so shut down access to free email sites. Some kids claim they use their email to send assigments to school and discuss them with other students. You can read the article here.