Special Needs Students Benefit from Synched Classrooms

Published on Nov. 16, 2012 – Digital Education Blog/Education Week


Cumberland County schools in North Carolina are using technology to “bridge” their classrooms to ensure students are receiving quality instruction from “highly qualified” teachers. The conferencing software seems to be benefiting the county’s special needs students the most.

Study Looks at How Children Drive Flu Outbreaks, In and Out of School

Published on Nov. 6, 2012 – Beyond School Blog/Education Week


Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are studying how children drive flu outbreaks, and whether school closures are an effective strategy for mitigating epidemics.