K12 Headlines

10/23/2013

10/23/2013

Efforts to expand technology in the Sioux City school district have earned Technology Director Neil Schroeder an award as one of the state’s top administrators. Schroeder was named Iowa Technology & Education Connection’s administrator of the year Friday. The award is given to a principal, superintendent, or other administrator who expands the use of technology in their district.

10/23/2013

All schools in Nassau County will soon be equipped with new wireless panic alarms designed to bring help quickly during emergencies.

10/23/2013

The morning after a 12-year-old boy opened fire at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, killing a teacher and wounding two students before turning the gun on himself, police said they do not have a motive for the seventh-grader's actions and did not release his identity "out of respect for his grieving parents."

10/23/2013

November 7-10, 2013

Indianapolis, Indiana

10/23/2013

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

10/23/2013

ASCD announced today the release of Short on Time, a short-format ASCD Arias™ publication that answers the crucial question, how do I make time to lead and learn as a principal?

10/23/2013

In a strategic decision to save money, Brevard Public Schools allowed about 30 of its 82 schools to have more students per class than allowed by state law.

10/23/2013

For the first time, a national level report has been developed that offers benchmarks for public high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those serving low income and minority students.

10/23/2013

Toyota and Discovery Education announced the 2014 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, which invites teens to create original videos to inspire their peers to be safer drivers. Contestants compete for the chance to win $15,000.

10/23/2013

Just five years ago, a student information system was used to take attendance and add or change grades. The tech director chose one, installed it and, in about two minutes, showed teachers how to use it. Now, it’s a portal teachers use to send assignments and communicate with students.

10/23/2013

The Consortium for School Networking, in partnership with Market Data Retrieval, released the final results of its first E-rate and broadband survey on the challenges K12 schools face as the demand for digital learning grows.

10/23/2013

November 7, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

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November 3-6, 2013

Arlington, Va.

10/23/2013

The Affton School District’s director of technology and innovation, Dr. Robert Dillon, has been named a fellow of the Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence. The relationship with the institute will help connect Affton students to innovation, ideas, resources, and opportunities.

10/23/2013

Kansas City Public Schools will remain unaccredited for at least another year, putting the district a step closer to being forced to comply with a controversial student transfer law many fear could be financially devastating.

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