K12 Headlines

5/30/2013

5/30/2013

At the start of the regular session, Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom, and Education Committee chair Steve Litzow stated that there would be no new money for education without education reform measures. Since education funding is a significant part of the budget, the Senate Majority Caucus is holding the budget hostage to their education reform.

5/30/2013

On Tuesday, UNO officials announced a big management shakeup, which they hope will earn the continuation of funds needed to build a charter high school on Chicago's Southwest Side.

5/30/2013

Grand Jury testimony released Tuesday describes the tight-knit relationships between contractors, administrators and board members at three South County school districts and sheds light on how lucrative contracts were awarded under bond programs.

5/29/2013

5/29/2013

Ronald Durso, the district supervisor of science & technology and engineering education for the Fair Lawn Public Schools, was honored recently by the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Education Association at its annual conference.

5/29/2013

At a cost of about $100,000 per year for devices and infrastructure, Marshall (Minn.) Middle School is investing more in technology than most schools in the Marshall Public Schools district.

5/29/2013

An independent report of the Waltham public schools’ technology and library programs revealed both positive and negative findings, and raises eyebrows from school officials about the method in which the report was conducted.

5/29/2013

Digital media students at Layton (Utah) High School were paid for a job well done at their sixth annual film festival recently. The end-of-school-year videos were submitted to a panel of judges prior to the festival, and the best videos were put on display, with winners receiving cash awards and gifts donated by local businesses.

5/29/2013

A small, southeast Kansas school district whose superintendent became a true believer after visiting an Illinois school is doing away with textbooks and paper tests in favor of all-digital instruction.

5/29/2013

Shortly after his world history students began a pilot program testing a digital textbook for the iPad, Ken Halla noticed something different: His students were actually reading their textbooks.

5/29/2013

Online resources continue to shape every aspect of our lives, and are enriching, extending, and transforming schools. Web pages today measure in the billions, and the demand for education information has never been greater or more complicated. To help you decipher and prioritize what's out there, here is the newly-revised DA guide to favorite education websites.

5/29/2013

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the addition of seven school districts to its school breakfast program.

5/29/2013

The East Grand School District (Granby, Colo.) Board of Education is on track to pose a mill-levy ballot question in the November election. The tax will support technology maintenance and upgrades for all schools in the district.

5/29/2013

Delaware lawmakers crafting the state’s budget approved nearly $5 million for education technology, answering calls from public school superintendents who argued last fall that schools are not keeping pace with testing demands and too few workers are available to service tech systems.

5/29/2013

Queen Bee Schools, District 16

Glendale, Ill.

5/29/2013

Idaho Falls School District 91

Idaho Falls, Idaho

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