The NAB has withdrawn its lawsuit challenging the use of unlicensed devices in spectrum vacated by broadcasters, after the Federal Communications Commission put in place new regulations that covered issues over the devices. "NAB still has concerns related to possible interference to broadcasting from unlicensed devices, but we felt this petition was no longer necessary," said NAB spokesman Dennis Wharton.
Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton on May 21 will launch a syndicated weeknight radio show from Cumulus Media Networks. "Perez Nights Live," will be heard live from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show is set to debut on Cumulus stations in Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and some 50 other markets and also will be distributed to non-Cumulus outlets. Hilton will still anchor his "Radio Perez" celebrity and entertainment news update, which is offered two times a day.
A 2007 report found that San Diego Unified schools segregated its students in special education and needed to embrace inclusion. Since then, the district has worked to incorporate children with special needs into mainstream classrooms. While the effort has broad support, some disagree about how to best transition to more inclusion. Some parents and educators fear that if done too quickly or without the proper resources, inclusion will be difficult for students with disabilities.
As educators debate the best method for teaching math, the "Everyday" approach has emerged as an option for school districts that want to reduce student pressure, writes San Francisco Chronicle columnist Debra Saunders. The "Everyday" method allows students to learn over years rather than weeks or months, and proponents say the approach allows students to relax and learn more.
The 1,370 middle school students in San Diego's Lemon Grove School District are now using e-Pads, a school district-designed laptop. The e-Pads enable students to access electronic versions of textbooks, play educational games and text message teachers and other students.