High School's Virtual 'Snow Day' Still Adrift in State Bureaucracy Limbo
The bid by Pascack Valley Regional High School District officials to make up a snow day with a “virtual day” of online learning has taught them a lesson: Technology may move fast, but state bureaucracy doesn't. Via NJSpotlight.
Liberty Science Center Partners with Google to Unveil New, Interactive Rubik's Cube Exhibit
The Liberty Science Center science museum in Jersey City will unveil its newest exhibit, "Beyond Rubik’s Cube," on Saturday.Via Mike D'Onofrio/The Jersey Journal
Over 60,000 New Jersey Students Take Part in Field Test of Online PARCC Exams
More than 62,000 New Jersey elementary and high school students were part of the nation’s first large-scale test of the online PARCC exams, an early trial that officials are calling a success -- despite some glitches. Via NJ Spotlight.
NJ Set E-Filing Record for Filing Tax Returns
New Jersey actually has set a record number of electronic filings this year, according to an IRS spokesman. We have received the most electronic file returns that we have ever received in the history of electronic filing. We received 3.1 million tax returns, and that’s out of 3.5 million that we projected for the entire year.”
Jefferson Twp Students Awarded Best in Nation Prize for App Design
Middle School students in Jefferson are being honored today for their app design, “Super Science Girl,” one of eight winners in the national Verizon innovative App Challenge.