K12 Headlines

2/6/2014

2/6/2014

Two big Eastside school districts with swelling enrollments — Bellevue and Lake Washington — are seeking well over $1 billion between them on next week’s special ballot to build new schools.

2/6/2014

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, seeking Democratic nomination, says the portable classrooms, leaky roofs and inadequate bathrooms cited as issues at many aging schools are not hallmarks of the best education system in the nation, but rather symbols of a system that serves some and not others.

2/6/2014

This new content offers students valuable insight into the history behind the U.S. Presidency and the White House and focuses on a variety of topics related to past presidential administrations.

2/5/2014

2/5/2014

School districts throughout the U.S. have become more reliant on an internet connection for tests, games and other resources. In many of these districts however, the connection speeds are either unreliable or too slow to be useful on a consistent basis. The additional funding is expected to bring broadband to at least 20 million students in 15,000 schools.

2/5/2014

The following discussion between Lisa Nielsen, a public school educator and blogger, and fellow educator Ann S. Michaelsen, provides insight into the importance of supporting students in the development of personalized learning networks. It also offers examples of how such a practice could be integrated into your curriculum.

2/5/2014

The ZR Series LED troffer cuts energy consumption in half, and with standard 0-10V dimming can accelerate its already rapid two-year payback.

2/5/2014

The cables, available with full-size or mini DisplayPort input connectors, actively convert DisplayPort signals to HDMI for use with TeamWork-compatible digital switchers.

2/5/2014

School administrators know they need to try to stop violence before it happens. Having the proper surveillance equipment can help district leaders keep a watchful eye over students and prevent the wrong people from entering a building. Here are some of the latest security products available for districts.

2/5/2014

According to The Flipped Learning Network, teachers and administrators are increasingly turning to video as a tool to help students improve.

2/5/2014

The San Antonio-area school district looks forward to receiving support with Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) data reporting, as well as comprehensive student performance profiles.

2/5/2014

Three veteran educators will be honored with the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the 2014 National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Feb. 13-15 in Nashville, Tenn.

2/5/2014

Working with two state school boards associations, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) has signed on to amicus briefs in cases that would impact school districts’ ability to provide special education services to students.

2/5/2014

President Barack Obama touted progress Tuesday on his push to provide classrooms with high-speed Internet connections as he announced public and private funds that will give more students access to educational technology and the next generation of broadband and wireless networks.

2/5/2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

2/5/2014

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

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