K12 Headlines

8/13/2013

8/13/2013

Back to school usually means new notebooks, new clothes and new teachers. But this year it also means more security, after the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

8/13/2013

With the implementation of 1-1 and BYOD initiatives in every corner of PK-12 education, Prey software has already proved invaluable to its users, recovering both lost and stolen devices in the schools they support.

8/13/2013

Illinois schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases — not just abstinence — under a bill that Gov. Pat Quinn has said he’ll sign into law.

8/12/2013

8/12/2013

At most, only one of every five students asking to be transferred out of their low-performing Buffalo schools will be granted their request this coming school year, according to a new plan released today by Buffalo Public Schools.

8/12/2013

It's great that students are getting current technology. However, technology doesn't teach -- and it often doesn't help teach, either.

8/12/2013

California education officials have flagged 242 schools statewide, including 15 in the Sacramento area, for possible cheating concerns because their students shared test-related photos on social media.

8/12/2013

Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho lauded student achievement while criticizing the state for its "dysfunctional" A-to-F school grading system during opening of schools address.

8/12/2013

Facing a still-massive deficit, the Philadelphia School District will not open on time unless it has assurance by Aug. 16 that it will receive $50 million from the city, Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. says.

8/12/2013

America's public K-12 education system isn't making the grade.

8/12/2013

The more than 35,000 TCPN members will be able to purchase Teachscape’s award-winning teacher effectiveness platform using a significantly streamlined procurement process.

8/12/2013

The XSPR™ LED Residential Street Light delivers better lighting while consuming over 65 percent less energy at an initial cost as low as $99 for common applications.

8/12/2013

With a free, web-based solution called Net Texts, teachers can access a vast library of high quality open educational resources (OER) and content, which they can combine with their own resources to create and publish lessons directly to students' iPads, Android tablets, or computers.

8/12/2013

Exacq Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video management system (VMS) software and recorders used for video surveillance, has released the new LC-Series hybrid and IP camera network video recorder (NVR) appliances.

8/12/2013

New accountability system uses test scores, graduation rates and college admission exams to calculate indexes for student achievement, student progress, student readiness for college or work and how well a school is helping disadvantaged children.

8/12/2013

In search of a cure for ailing schools, educators and politicians from around the world have descended on this city’s poorest neighborhoods, hearing of a renaissance.

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