Industry News

11/22/2011

11/22/2011

Kaplan K12 Learning Services and K12 have partnered to offer a complete portfolio of college preparation solutions. Kaplan has a strong record of achievement in helping schools implement college readiness solutions, and K12‘s instructional and curriculum offerings include credit recovery solutions that help students stay on track for graduation.

11/22/2011

Lexia Reading instantly assesses students' weaknesses and gets them help fast.

11/22/2011

The International Reading Association is currently accepting nominations for its annual Celebrated Teacher of the Year award. The award celebrates teaching by honoring one nominated teacher who has positively influenced his or her students and community.

11/22/2011

Freeport School District is a rural district with a transportation operation consisting of 36 vehicles covering over 99 square miles.The district wanted to ensure child safety, improve their operation and make sure vehicle inspections were completed daily. They achieved all of these goals with Zonar.

11/22/2011

A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the killing of a gay classmate in a deal that will send him to prison for 21 years, authorities said.

11/22/2011

A new Texas Freedom Network Education Fund study shows including teaching about contraception with abstinence has increased during the past three years.

11/22/2011

As the Penn State University child sexual-abuse scandal unfolded, Millersville University President Francine G. McNairy sent out a missive across her own campus.

11/22/2011

The state’s strict new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights has some local school superintendents wondering how they can enforce the rules, deal with the increased work load, and manage the bureaucratic details without additional time and money.

11/22/2011

Good school principals are key in creating the right environment for kids to succeed.

11/22/2011

Classroom furniture is coldly utilitarian at best – it gets the job done, but you wouldn’t consider decorating your home with it.

But how realistically can it be improved?

11/22/2011

Houston ISD libraries have slipped into further disrepair, despite a $10 million investment over the last three years.

11/22/2011

Monday, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released high school graduation rates calculated using a new method.

11/22/2011

In recent years, we’ve been treated to reams of op-ed articles about how we need better teachers in our public schools and, if only the teachers’ unions would go away, our kids would score like Singapore’s on the big international tests.

11/21/2011

11/21/2011

Early registration is open for Follett’s annual New Leaf in Learning Conference, to be held March 21-23, 2012, where attendees will learn about the latest trends and front-burner topics shaping today’s K12 education industry.

11/21/2011

Portals is a free learning platform that provides educators with access to the entire line of Daily Practice interactive apps, including over 150 interactive lessons that can be used as reinforcement of core language art and math skills for grades 1-8. 

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