K12 Headlines

2/5/2014

2/5/2014

The cables, available with full-size or mini DisplayPort input connectors, actively convert DisplayPort signals to HDMI for use with TeamWork-compatible digital switchers.

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School administrators know they need to try to stop violence before it happens. Having the proper surveillance equipment can help district leaders keep a watchful eye over students and prevent the wrong people from entering a building. Here are some of the latest security products available for districts.

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According to The Flipped Learning Network, teachers and administrators are increasingly turning to video as a tool to help students improve.

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The San Antonio-area school district looks forward to receiving support with Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) data reporting, as well as comprehensive student performance profiles.

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Three veteran educators will be honored with the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the 2014 National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Feb. 13-15 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Working with two state school boards associations, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) has signed on to amicus briefs in cases that would impact school districts’ ability to provide special education services to students.

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President Barack Obama touted progress Tuesday on his push to provide classrooms with high-speed Internet connections as he announced public and private funds that will give more students access to educational technology and the next generation of broadband and wireless networks.

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June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

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November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

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The U.S. space program in Virginia is as strong now as it’s ever been. The two NASA centers in Virginia—Langley Research Center in Hampton and Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore—continue to be at the forefront of the agency’s work in deep space travel and in partnering with commercial industry to provide key services in low-Earth orbit.

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We live in a connected community—one that can provide valuable tools to benefit students and teachers. Those benefits multiply when education, business and non-profits partner to share their talents to provide even more opportunities to engage in learning. One such partnership is happening in Wisconsin right now.

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Most parents will tell you that when they have technology questions—how do you download an app or compile an album of online photos for a friend—they will turn to their resident "cyber natives"—their kids. So who better to help teachers with computer problems and challenges than students who have never known a world without them? That's exactly what the teachers at Parkland School District in Allentown, Pa., thought, and are now reaching out to their students for tech help.

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In three states, not a single girl took the advanced placement exam in computer science last year. In eight states, no Hispanic students took it. And in 11 states, no black students took the test. The data—compiled by Barbara Ericson, director of computing outreach at Georgia Tech’s College of Computing—illustrates just how deeply the tech industry’s lack of diversity reaches.

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Two Florida lawmakers applauded Gov. Rick Scott's proposal to spend $40 million on school technology improvements, but suggested the amount isn't nearly enough. "I feel we will [need] significantly more than that," Senate Education Committee Chairman John Legg said, setting a goal of closer to $100 million for fiscal year 2015 and a continuing revenue stream for the future.

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Santa Fe Public Schools is considering a plan to bypass voters and use its authority under a state constitutional amendment to impose a property tax that would raise $55 million for technology upgrades. The money would be used for infrastructure and to give every one of the district’s 14,000 students a laptop, iPad or tablet—despite problems with similar initiatives at districts across the nation.

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