K12 Headlines

7/3/2014

7/3/2014

School districts in the state may see more funding for construction and renovation as a result of the state budget currently awaiting Gov. Tom Corbett’s signature. A moratorium for state reimbursement was placed on all new school construction projects in 2012.

7/3/2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt unveiled HMH Player, a new app that enables offline access to content, allows teachers and students to collaborate in real time, and offers customization tools.

7/3/2014

Using MindShine Technologies' new Student Risk Assessment System in conjunction with their existing student information system, districts can collect data to create a risk factor index for each student to determine the probability that a student will drop out, and to determine if school actions are making a difference.

7/3/2014

LearnZillion introduced LearnZillion Premium, an alternative to traditional curriculum and professional development. LearnZillion Premium provides math teachers with complete curricular resources and a modular close reading/writing program for English language arts, social studies and science teachers.

7/2/2014

7/2/2014

September 19–22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

7/2/2014

September 30—October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

7/2/2014

Jefferson Parish public school officials are poised to approve a contract for their first turn-around charter school. The School Board will consider giving the national Celerity Educational Group of Los Angeles a charter to run the chronically low-performing Woodmere Elementary in Harvey.

7/2/2014

Five new online, STEM, technology and Common Core professional development courses for educators are being offered as part of ASCD's PD Online. The system provides instructional and job-embedded applications to address individual and group professional development needs.

7/2/2014

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. has introduced Core 36M, a 36-unit charging cart that is optimized for Chromebooks. The cart also supports most tablets, laptops/hybrids and ultrabooks used in K12 education environments.

7/2/2014

SAFARI Montage announced a new partnership with Knovation that will provide SAFARI Montage and netTrekker co-customers with Federated Search access to over 360,000 educator-curated, standards-aligned digital learning resources through the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository.

7/2/2014

HP signed with Baltimore County Public Schools to distribute new HP computing products to the county's teachers, administrators and lighthouse schools for the advancement of the school system’s digital learning program, Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow.

7/2/2014

July 14–17, 2014
Santa Fe, N.M.

7/2/2014

July 10–12, 2014
Nashville, Tenn.

7/2/2014

A group of 150 high school girls from across the country and world are participating in a weeklong camp learning more about being an engineer through Michigan Tech’s Women in Engineering program.

7/2/2014

School may be out for summer, but the nation’s education-focused technology startups are still hitting the books, drumming up new business and new investments to capitalize on overwhelming demand for innovation from primary and secondary schools and colleges.

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