K12 Headlines

7/3/2014

7/3/2014

Portland-based Charter School Capital has co-developed a $500 million program designed to aid charter schools in financing facilities projects. The local group is teaming up with American Infrastructure MLP Funds to create American Education Properties LLC.

7/3/2014

Many Fond du Lac area school districts will receive an increase in general Wisconsin state aid for the upcoming school year. The Fond du Lac School District is set to get an estimated $42.8 million, up 6.3 percent from last year.

7/3/2014

Toledo Smart Elementary is a new K2 charter school that will teach core subjects in Spanish and English. The school will serve Spanish-speaking students as well as any student seeking to pick up a dual language.

7/3/2014

Debates about the relationship between privacy and personal liberty have come to a head in the past year, with legitimate arguments being made by folks from across the political spectrum. But when it comes to school children, some things should be non-negotiable. Student privacy should be protected, and companies should not be raiding kids' records to make a buck.

7/2/2014

7/2/2014

October 2–3, 2014
Rohnert Park, Calif.

7/2/2014

September 30—October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

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

Nervanix's Nervanix Clarity application monitors student attention levels as they study and guides them to revisit concepts or content areas where they lost focus.

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

September 19–22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

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July 14–17, 2014
Santa Fe, N.M.

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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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