K12 Headlines

7/9/2013

7/9/2013

Monday marked the second week of school for about 1,600 Las Cruces Public Schools children participating in 25 extra days of learning through the K-3 Plus Program.

7/9/2013

It's summer break, but classes were still in session at the Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts -- at least for teachers.

7/9/2013

Bullying reports have gone down since the Sioux Falls School District implemented a bully prevention model two years ago, but the program has not yet fulfilled its promise of empowering students to stick up for their peers, school officials say.

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.

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