K12 Headlines

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June 19-20, 2013

Hot Springs, Ark.

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June 23-25, 2013

Washington, D.C.

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September 24-27, 2013

Chicago, Ill. 

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Oswego Community Unit School District 308

Oswego, Ill.

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Seventh and eighth graders in Oregon schools will get a welcome amenity next year when classes start. The board of education approved a technology lease with Apple Inc. that will put iPads in the hands of every middle school student.

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June 23-26, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

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The deadly tornado that swept through Moore, Okla., and flattened or severely damaged two elementary schools last week, hit especially close to home for the Lake Local School District.

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The Clay County school system is beginning the 2013-14 budget process facing a projected $7.5 million loss of state revenue because of a drop in enrollment.

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Yollis, who has been teaching for 26 years, was one of hundreds of deserving teachers nominated for the contest, but her focus on opening the classroom beyond the four walls through blogging made her contributions to education unique. As word about her winning spread, her class blog quickly filled with congratulatory notes.

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Edgenuity’s PD teams are comprised of masters-level educators who average 15 years of teaching experience complemented by extensive technical knowledge.

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Don Markese, currently the director of technology at Freehold Regional High School in Englishtown, N.J., was appointed as the new supervisor of technology at the Caldwell-West Caldwell (N.J.) school district. Markese’ one-year contract will begin on July 1 and he will make $110,000.

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It's one thing to say tech geniuses don't need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we've got David Karp, who doesn't even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

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Ninety Apple computers are planned for computer/testing labs at two high schools in the Crookston (Minn.) school district. The computers are being purchased thanks to income received through a million-dollar annual tax levy, from which the board is investing as much as $200,000 in technology upgrades.

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Based on interviews and research, the ideas in this white paper build upon lessons learned in analyzing information systems developed by competency education innovators, including best practices of systemic approaches to information management and emerging opportunities.

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This white paper is designed to help teachers design and support technology-rich learning environments. It shows how combining coaching with information on communities of learning can create an effective professional development model and develop the technology skills necessary to improve student learning.

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