K12 Headlines

8/13/2014

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Rural schools that don’t have the ability to build or maintain a wireless network may have another option that gives students internet access in class and at home: LTE networks. LTE, or Long Term Evolution, is a wireless technology that offers fast data download and upload speeds for cell phones and tablets.

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October 30-November 2, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

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October 15-18, 2014
Atlanta, Ga.

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October 2-3, 2014
Rohnert Park, Calif.

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September 30-October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

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November 4-7, 2014
Palm Springs, Calif.

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September 19-22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

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Today, the money to buy computers, cables and servers — and obey Florida's law — must come from somewhere. It's one reason Brevard Public Schools has asked voters to raise the sales tax to cover the $25.36 million cost of technology projects that would be paid for by the tax over six years.

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Three months before a public vote on whether the state can borrow $2 billion for school technology, most observers expect little opposition. The state budget included how much each district would get if the measure passes, based on state aid formulas.

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Dig-It! Games introduced Maya Quiz, a new app for the iPad that offers historically accurate information about Mayan archaeology, history and culture.

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The Instituto Crescer launched a free online assessment that permits school managers and their workgroups to perform a self-evaluation on pedagogical and managerial school practices to analyze how innovative they are.

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Kickboard instructional management solution’s new Early Warning Indicator System gives educators the ability to intervene early by tracking how many, and which, students are off track for end-of-year promotion or future academic success.

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Acer America announced the Acer Chromebook 13, a new Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company’s first with a 13.3-inch display.

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A platform that pairs e-books with movie-style soundtracks is gaining attention in the K12 realm for boosting reading engagement and comprehension.

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The Troy School District appointed Kristie Young as its new director of technology. Young comes to Troy with a combined nine years of experience as a director of technology within Fraser Public Schools and Lake Shore Public Schools.

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