K12 Headlines

8/14/2013

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Enthusiasm for transforming education into a dynamic, personalized experience for kids is fueling innovative ideas and attracting a lot of money. While education leaders call for student access to useful tools and skills, entrepreneurs and investors see a market ripe for penetration.

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In my previous life as a high school English teacher, I often felt disconnected from everyone making the decisions that affected how I did my job. But crowdsourcing tools are slowly working their way into the education policy world, designed to give teachers and district employees more say on big decisions that affect their school environment.

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Greenwich (Conn.) Public Schools has hired Philip Dunn as CIO. Dunn is the former CIO of Stamford (Conn.) Public Schools.

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Edmodo’s new version offers a simplified user interface and cross-device consistency, making daily teaching activities easier. The new design makes it easy for teachers to safely use the social networking tool in the classroom, exciting learners daily with dynamic new content across class subjects.

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Virtual

October 2013

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October 15-17, 2013

Philadelphia, Pa.

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October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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Department of Education

Washington, DC

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University of Utah Health Care
Salt Lake City, Utah

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Tucson Unified School District

Tucson, Ariz.

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A vendor contracted by the Boston Public School system to print student identification badges lost a flash drive with basic data for more than 21,000 middle and high school students, prompting the school system to redesign the badges to prevent the lost data from being misused, officials said.

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Approved courses must align with national and state standards, ensuring all students receive rigorous, high-quality preparation in core and elective content areas.

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Instead of making the schools safer, we've simply managed to make them more authoritarian.

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Here is an unlikely duel: It's Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful, vs. Matt Damon, actor and activist, over school accountability measures.

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