K12 Headlines

2/26/2014

2/26/2014

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

2/26/2014

District Administration is doing an article for its June 2014 issue on the Common Core assessments. If your district has already implemented the online assessments successfully, we’d like to hear from you. Follow the link to contact us.

2/26/2014

Chevron celebrates National Engineers Week by giving back through a partnership with the Bakersfield City and Rosedale Union districts to help advance STEM education.

2/26/2014

The Santa Fe school board voted to approve a $55 million, five-year plan for technology upgrades at all schools in the district, and then voted to fund that plan by raising property taxes to generate about $11 million a year over the next five years.

2/26/2014

Miami-Dade County has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive boards for over 10,000 classrooms with its new ActivBoard Touch systems as well as an 18-month professional development program for educators.

2/26/2014

Looking to create new applications and advance a digital education model, the first collaboration between the two companies will be combining Pearson’s Common Core System of Courses with the capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment.

2/26/2014

A lawmaker will introduce legislation that would shore up privacy and security protections for the personal information of K12 students, a move that could alter business practices across the nearly $8 billion ed tech software industry.

2/25/2014

2/25/2014

After seven years as superintendent of the Forsyth County system, Buster Evans is retiring July 1, following his 30-year career in public education.

2/25/2014

A divided federal appeals court said an Indiana school district's policy requiring that boys who want to play interscholastic basketball cut their hair short violated federal equal protection laws.

2/25/2014

Liberty Union-Thuston Superintendent Paul Mathews said he will leave his position when his contract expires July 31.

2/25/2014

In the survey, entitled “Family Needs Assessment: Successes and Challenges, Listening to Their Voices,” parents said public school options were one of the barriers to obtaining the proper care for their children.

2/25/2014

A lot also depends on what you call a STEM job. Some of the real need is for technically-oriented jobs that don’t require any sort of college degree. Want to be in demand these days? The workers everyone wants are trained welders and glaziers.

2/25/2014

The Palatine Elementary School District 15 Board of Education appointed Matthew J. Barbini to be the district's new deputy superintendent of schools during its February 12 meeting.

2/25/2014

The National Association of Elementary School Principals and TeacherLists.com, the National School Supply Lists Directory, announced a multi-year partnership to provide NAESP members a free solution to make back-to-school easier, faster and smarter for their school communities.

2/25/2014

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the film, book and study guide 12 Years a Slave to public high schools.

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