K12 Headlines

1/10/2013

1/10/2013

National education reform movement leader and part-time Tennessee resident Michelle Rhee is urging state lawmakers to create a statewide charter school authorizer, adopt a parent trigger law and give vouchers to some students.

1/10/2013

As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

No matter how much unwanted electronics are clogging your workspace, chances are, the Marblehead schools, with over 3,000 pounds of technology on hand, have you beat.

1/9/2013

Urbana Junior High and High School students no longer getting in trouble for bringing out Kindles or iPads, thanks to a new Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) pilot program.

1/9/2013

Plattsmouth Community Schools' technology committee's proposal calls for all K12 teachers to receive laptops next year and high school students to receive computers in 2014.

1/9/2013

Massachusetts, home to America's best schools and best-educated workforce, has seen income inequality soar. Why? The poor are losing an academic arms race with the rich.

1/9/2013

PARCC and its Advisory Committee on College Readiness agree on a policy establishing high school math assessments for making students college- and career-ready.

1/9/2013

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

1/9/2013

The city on Tuesday expanded its list of more schools headed to close or phase out due to poor performance.

1/9/2013

Scott McLeod, director of innovation for Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency 8 in Iowa, takes a look at social media policies that have worked and those that haven't, and concludes we may be trying too hard.

1/9/2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 to Thursday, February 28, 2013

Las Vegas, Nev.

1/9/2013

Jim Deitrich, currently teaching at Liberty High and former teacher at Westminster High, has been named Maryland's High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year.

1/9/2013

Vennard Wright, whose IT career spans more than 15 years, was named the tech chief on Nov. 20, after serving as acting CIO at Prince George's County since January.

1/9/2013

The Westfield (N.J.) BoE welcomed four newly-elected members last week, including Lucy Biegler, who has experience with instructional technology in pedagogy.

1/9/2013

The FantasTechs! is looking for an outstanding Technology Manager to serve as Technology Director /​ CIO for one of our client school Districts.​ This position will start ASAP - hopefully as early as Jan 2, 2013.

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