K12 Headlines

7/9/2013

7/9/2013

The former administrator has revitalized struggling school districts before, but he has never faced the massive financial burdens of Inglewood Unified.

7/9/2013

With choice programs poised to go statewide, some Wisconsin lawmakers have voiced concern that students with disabilities will be left behind.

7/9/2013

The NetSupport School Student for Android gives teachers the power to interact with students’ tablets from their desktop*, delivering engaging real-time instruction and support within the flexibility of a mobile environment.

7/9/2013

As more schools consider arming their employees, some districts are encountering a daunting economic hurdle: insurance carriers threatening to raise their premiums or revoke coverage entirely.

7/9/2013

Responses, which were anonymous, provided details on how teachers teach, children learn and principals lead, with the survey's goal to drive improvements in the state's public schools.

7/9/2013

Criminal charges are among the legal options being considered against a former technology director at Denver Public Schools who was fired four months ago for allegedly accepting kickbacks from vendors.

7/9/2013

The Centinela Valley Union High School District is opening two charter schools that will cater to adults -- one for inmates of the Los Angeles County jail system and the other for people who have dropped out of high school.

7/8/2013

7/8/2013

Mosaic is the only solution in the education space that enables institutions to implement data once, and deploy separate native apps across all major platforms including iOS® and Android™, as well as Mobile Web. With Mosaic, institutions can choose from 14 readily available features, add custom data, and create a unique interface to match their brand. With the click of a button, the platform’s backend validates data and transforms it into a robust mobile app in minutes.

7/8/2013

Newsela helps students climb the staircase of reading complexity from elementary through high school by providing daily news articles written at five levels of difficulty.

7/8/2013

More than two million users at over 40,000 schools and universities use Schoology’s collaborative interface to boost student engagement and streamline curriculum management. The new features announced today include: customizable award badges for use in motivating students; a new parent interface to improve communication between parents, students and teachers; and updates to the iOS and Android™ mobile apps that enhance the use of external media.

7/8/2013

The platform for creating and presenting interactive lessons on all MimioClassroom™ products, MimioStudio software now allows students to practice for open-response test items in the upcoming CCSS assessments using mobile devices equipped with the MimioMobile app.

7/8/2013

Some meal programs in Los Angeles have remained unfunded even as others are restored. It has meant forming partnerships with other entities to get area children fed.

7/8/2013

The U.S. Department of Education approved Alabama's PLAN 2020 for assessing students' readiness for college, work, and adulthood, allowing the state to shift focus from narrowly defined measures of proficiency such as AYP to a focus on students' ability to succeed in their post-high school pursuits.

7/8/2013

It has been a hectic and turbulent year of budget cuts, layoffs, and transfers for teachers and classified staff in many of Oregon's school districts, one that sounds more like corporate America downsizing rather than the state's public school system..

7/8/2013

Achievement First Bridgeport Academy, which has 10 schools in Connecticut, has come under scrutiny with the recent release of state reports that show that most of its schools have among the highest suspension and expulsion rates in the state, even for children in kindergarten and first grade.

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