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  • Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest

    Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest
    Fremont Unified School District's superintendent has temporarily shelved a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after roughly 2,200 parents and residents took issue with its sexual bondage topics and other material, and demanded it be kept out of the...
  • Orlando time-share VP on buying spree

    Orlando time-share VP on buying spree
    The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel. The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
  • What do your two battling friends have in common? You.

    What do your two battling friends have in common? You.
    That old axiom about three being a crowd is never truer than when two out of three are fighting. Playing the neutral third party while your friends engage in all-out battle is exhausting and precarious. Handle it right and everyone's happy. Handle it...
  • Baltimore County approves elementary textbooks

    Baltimore County approves elementary textbooks
    Despite opposition from one of its board members, the Baltimore County school board approved a 10-year, $15.7 million contract Tuesday night for language arts textbooks. The new textbook series published by McGraw-Hill Education is for grades one...
  • Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions

    Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions
    Google stole tech headlines this week with the unveiling of the Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7, but it made another important announcement that flew under the radar: Google Play Textbooks. The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said it will...
  • Conquer your fears in the new year

    Conquer your fears in the new year
    As we commence the annual ritual of pledging to be trimmer, thriftier, tidier and overall more disciplined human beings, consider adding another goal to the list of resolutions: riskier. Whether it's reaching for Mount Everest or reaching for a...
  • New computer-only format of GED exam spurs competing tests

    New computer-only format of GED exam spurs competing tests
    The creator of the General Educational Development test, long the measure of high school equivalency for dropouts, has unveiled a revamped computer-only exam that has spurred competition from two other test providers letting students decide which format...
  • State of Schools address sponsored by school system contractors

    State of Schools address sponsored by school system contractors
    The Baltimore County Education Foundation put on the superintendent's annual "State of the Schools" address this month, a luncheon for hundreds at Martin's West in Windsor Mill during which Superintendent Dallas Dance highlighted successes and his plans...
  • Shadow banking not so dark [Commentary]

    The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland gave us an excellent window into the concerns that world leaders have about the global economy — particularly China's shadow banking system. But while the concerns may be legitimate, the expressed...
  • When friends date jerks

    When friends date jerks
    For two years, Landis Wiedner watched a girlfriend settle for what she thought was an "awful" relationship. "It always seemed like she was mothering him," Wiedner, 29, recalls. "And he would ditch her, or not show up to things." Her friend, who had...
  • Ingram buys CourseSmart, consolidating e-book textbook companies

    Ingram buys CourseSmart, consolidating e-book textbook companies
    Ingram's VitalSource Technologies has acquired CourseSmart, consolidating two of the largest companies providing textbooks as e-books, Publishers Weekly reports. VitalSource's Bookself platform has more than 4 million users on 6,000 campuses worldwide...