K12 Headlines

6/29/2015

6/29/2015

As the school year draws to a close, an educational crisis continues to grow for the city's middle school students.

6/29/2015

A bill to curb construction noise near schools is being pushed by some New York City Council members concerned about the effect on learning but is facing resistance from the building industry, which sees it as impractical.

6/29/2015

State lawmakers have given final approval to a new two-year, $71.2 billion budget that provides annual state funding increases averaging at least 3 percent for 329 school districts.

6/29/2015

Nearly 4,500 public high-schools across the United States have large gender inequality in sports and could be in violation of Title IX.

6/29/2015

Ideal for new virtual school students, the Mobile Peripheral Pack includes the company’s new Tablet Stand, 3068AV headphone and a KB4 Bluetooth keyboard.

6/29/2015

The MimioProjector 280T is a new touch-enabled projector that turns conventional dry erase boards into touch boards - allowing up to 10 students to work together simultaneously. In addition, Mimio has expanded device compatibility for its MimioMobile application's assessment and collaboration features.

6/29/2015

A new version of TabPilot's school-specific mobile device management solution has been updated to allow teachers to freeze iPad screens in the classroom, automatically connect a student iPad to an Apple TV device to show student work on a classroom projector and more.

6/29/2015

CPS has run up annual operating deficits of about $500 million since fiscal 2011. The deficit is projected to soar to $737 million in the fiscal year that ends June 30 on a budget of $5.83 billion.

6/29/2015

If we conjured up Leonardo da Vinci and asked him to critique our public school system, he would be appalled by the way our high schools segregate students according to the “academic” and the “vocational.”

6/29/2015

A new report shows right now, just about a month from the start of the school year, the district has hundreds of openings, many for teaching positions.

6/29/2015

One in eight Montana elementary schools has vaccination rates too low to ensure immunity from outbreaks of measles or whooping cough, newly released state data shows.

6/29/2015

Minnesota is taking aim at social and institutional forces that put the least experienced and least qualified teachers in the state’s neediest schools.

6/26/2015

6/26/2015

To enhance security, Joaquin ISD turned to D-Link to install surveillance cameras, networking gear and wireless infrastructure on its three campuses.

6/26/2015

Follett School Solutions is the exclusive preK-12 distributor of Playaway Launchpad, a pre-loaded and secure children’s learning tablet with ad-free learning apps grouped together by subject area, theme, grade level and age.

6/26/2015

The Northeastern Local School District has hired John Kronour as the new superintendent of Clark County’s second-largest school system. He will replace Lou Kramer, who has been hired as the superintendent at nearby London City Schools.

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