Business & Finance

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

New K12 parent relationship management system gives school districts state-of-the-art communication services, mobile apps and leadership tools, all in a single package.

6/21/2012

Wanderful, a new Bay Area-based technology firm, has secured licensing rights to global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s library of Living Books titles.

6/21/2012

Serving more than 500,000 students, California's Orange County Department of Education will use SAS Business Intelligence and SAS Financial Management to improve budgeting, planning and forecasting for 28 school districts.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

The National Joint Powers Alliance announced it awarded a contract to CDW Government LLC, through which NJPA members from K12 schools can purchase eRate-eligible technology directly from CDW-G.

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

The humble box tops clipped from Cheerios, cake mixes and more raised more than $74 million this school year.

6/19/2012

The Louisiana Recovery School District, the state agency that governs most of the public schools in Orleans Parish, is moving to lay off almost 200 teachers.

6/19/2012

Hundreds of mayors from across the United States this weekend called for new laws letting parents seize control of low-performing public schools and fire the teachers, oust the administrators or turn the schools over to private management.

6/19/2012

Michigan State Board of Education members are calling for changes to the way teachers are trained, evaluated and supported as part a wide-ranging list of goals and legislative priorities.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

The New York City Department of Education has chosen Blackboard Collaborate in an effort to enhance student achievement and personalize instruction through the iLearnNYC program.

6/18/2012

Legislators this year thought they had fixed a $436 million grant program intended to raise up the state’s poorest school districts, but you can’t convince folks in rural Calhoun County that they succeeded.

6/18/2012

Solar power has long been touted for its environmental impact. But now it has a new role: saving teachers' jobs.

6/18/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced a national strategic partnership with Logical Choice Technologies to provide Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Series tablets to their 50-state network of customers in education.

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

6/15/2012

Many children in Chicago Public Schools will go from having the shortest school days in the nation to some of the longest this fall, a move that some experts say is needed to help push the struggling system ahead in student achievement.

6/15/2012

Chicago Public School officials and the system’s second largest union announced Thursday they had reached a contract that will give 5,500 custodians and other workers two percent raises for each of the next three years and saves the jobs of thousands of them.

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