K12 Headlines

8/7/2013

8/7/2013

Just two weeks after the position was officially created, the Board of Education for the Auburn (N.Y.) Enlarged City School District has approved the appointment of a chief information officer who will oversee the district's use of data and technology.

8/7/2013

NEAG School of Education

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Conn.

8/7/2013

Beginning this school year, every Flagler County student in grades 5-12 will be issued a MacBook or iPad to give them 24/7 access to engaging and interactive technology and digital curriculum resources.

8/7/2013

Christine Baker, technology coordinator for Brentwood Elementary School (Pensacola, Fla.) is one of 11 educators who gave a presentation at the EdModoCon 2013 live online conference. She shared information about tools and techniques being used in the Brentwood classrooms.

8/7/2013

Four months later than expected, an agreement has been reached between the Clarksville Redevelopment Commission and Clarksville Community Schools to transfer the old Value City department store to the district. The building will house the New Tech High School.

8/7/2013

New Tech Network announced at its recent annual conference that Math, Engineering, Technology and Science Academy (Carrolton, Texas) was named recipient of the Chad P. Wick Award for Social Justice. This award is given to a school that demonstrates success in closing the achievement gap for underserved students.

8/7/2013

Classrooms at Robertsdale Elementary (Bay Minette, Ala.) were filled with teachers recently. The "students" were there for a first-of-its-kind Digital Renaissance Conference designed to put the latest learning tools in teachers' hands.

8/7/2013

With the new school year approaching, many Arizona school districts are flaunting the success their busy, on-the-go, technology-wielding students have had with online curricula, such as the Mesa Distance Learning Program.

8/7/2013

Blended learning is a teaching method that has long been used in private schools and college classrooms, but only in recent years has it been trending in public K12 classrooms.

The academic results for young people in public grade schools are still up in the air, but for now that’s OK.

Indeed, that students who attend a public school in an impoverished section of the District are using computers on a daily basis proves school officials, principals and students are moving in the right direction.

8/7/2013

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8/7/2013

In the race to succeed Mayor Thomas M. Menino, proposals to overhaul the Boston public schools abound, making education one of the most talked-about issues thus far.

8/7/2013

We have a readiness problem in Boston, and we can’t fix it by fine-tuning the 19th century, industrial-era school system we currently have.

8/7/2013

The declaration will set in motion a process that could end with drastic options that include bankruptcy or an emergency manager.

8/7/2013

The Sioux City school district is among many in the state struggling to diversify its workforce, especially as Iowa’s demographics continue to shift.

8/7/2013

Leaders of Indiana's two largest online charter schools say low student test scores don't tell the whole picture of how the schools are performing.

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