K12 Headlines

1/15/2014

1/15/2014

ASCD, the global education community, announced new features available on its free Common Core implementation tool ASCD EduCore™. For the new year, the updated EduCore website features simpler navigation and expanded resources.

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AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today the finalists for the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year. This year marks the 27th anniversary of the program, which honors school systems leaders throughout the country.

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This report on African Americans and technology is the first in a series of demographic snapshots of technology use and adoption among different groups of adults in the United States.

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Since outfitting its schools with Hitachi projectors, Vancouver Public Schools has seen a higher level of engagement among all students. The projectors, purchased through Troxell Communications, offer capabilities such as intuitive operation and a high level of interactivity, which helps make teaching more effective and efficient while making learning more engaging.

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The work is intended to update security for the areas that keep visitors from getting inside a building unless a staff member lets them in.

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Erin Prince, superintendent of the Corvallis School District, says its 1-to-1 iPad program will not expand to every student in the 2014-15 school year, as previously planned. She says the district is evaluating next steps for its 1:World technology plan, which has a goal of providing every student with an iPad for use at school and home.

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November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

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June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

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April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

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The courses are: Introduction to STEM and Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. 14 additional AG and STEM courses are slated for introduction in early 2014.

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March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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February 13, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

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School districts across New York are struggling to make ends meet because of slowing state and federal aid, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli concluded in a report issued today.

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K12 CEO Ron Packard has stepped down from his position to head another company that K12 is launching in conjunction with an outside investor group led by Safanad Ltd. K12 chairman Nate Davis will take on the role of CEO in Packard's stead. The new company, to be headed by Packard, will focus on technology-based learning programs through management and expansion of several existing early-stage businesses, the company said.

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The Alaska Policy Forum released its own ratings for each school in the Fairbanks North Star Borough last week, decrying the state’s own school rating system.

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