K12 Headlines

2/5/2014

2/5/2014

As a busy CIO or tech director, your time is best spent keeping the district running smoothly—and not getting bogged down by routine tasks and growing to-do lists. Virtual assistant services save you time by allowing you to offload tasks to highly efficient remote workers, wherever you are.

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Courtney Lee Adams has been hired by Lincolnwood School District 74 in Illinois as director of technology. She comes from Medinah Elementary School District 11, near Schaumburg, and replaces Jennifer Anderson, who held the position for about a year before resigning last November.

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April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

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March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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February 13, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

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Seattle school students may feel a little blue today: Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that students won’t get a day off for the Seahawks’ victory parade, even though the parade is an “historic event.”

2/5/2014

Parents across Boston are mobilizing to protest possible budget cuts at their schools for the next academic year, writing letters to school and state officials, turning out at School Committee meetings, and starting a Facebook page to advocate for additional funding.

2/5/2014

Christmas might come a little earlier this year for some public school students after senators approved legislation Monday that would allow holiday celebrations in schools.

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State education officials have been blocked by a judge from taking nearly $5.9 million away from charter schools.

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The federal School Improvement Grant program targets schools with persistent lower academic achievement and aims to bolster their resources.

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The Oregon Sports Awards have made some dramatic changes since rebranding from The Oregonian Banquet of Champions in 2001 and bringing the show back from a four-year hiatus.

2/5/2014

When it comes to teaching history, nothing destroys student interest faster and more completely than a heavy reliance on textbooks.

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Aaron Yeiser has been selected to serve as the technology integration specialist for Daviess County Public Schools in Owensboro, Ky. Yeiser replaces Catherine Shelton, who recently accepted the position of director of curriculum and technology at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

2/5/2014

Wisconsin public school officials spoke out last week against provisions in a new Republican bill that would grade schools on an A-F scale.

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In this Q&A, Richard Culatta, of the U.S. Office of Educational Technology, talks about how schools can vet information using a new online registry. The registry is designed to help educators easily find the best resources for their needs.

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