K12 Headlines

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

Google Docs allows teachers and students to create and collaborate on documents in real time in the Cloud while Read&Write for Google Docs provides the support tools needed to make these documents accessible to all.

9/7/2012

Early Childhood Family Center quickly outgrew its walls and needed someplace else to go.

9/7/2012

In this study, the District Management Council’s Nate Levenson uses the largest database of information on special-education spending and staffing ever assembled to uncover significant variance in how districts staff for special education.

9/7/2012

Georgia is the sixth state in the nation to offer the Microsoft IT Academy to all its high school students. The state is putting up just over six hundred thousand dollars, while Microsoft is putting up 23 million dollars for the project.

9/7/2012

The State Board of Education will revisit its annual measurable objectives for mathematics achievement Sept. 27 per the request David M. Foster, the board’s president.

9/7/2012

The Wareham Public Schools Transportation Department has consolidated bus routes due to budgetary shortfalls, which has buses nearly hitting capacity.

9/7/2012

Montgomery County classrooms would get a $14.5 million infusion of technology if a request from schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr passes the school board and county council.

9/7/2012

The issue of class size dominated the Board of Education’s first meeting of the school year last week, when enrollment data was discussed on several occasions.

9/7/2012

Starting Monday, children in the Pleasanton school district will be changing out meaty lunches for lunches that include Mediterranean offerings with hummus and grapes as Meatless Mondays go into effect.

9/6/2012

9/6/2012

Big changes are under way for education in Wisconsin. Educators are implementing the more rigorous Common Core State Standards for mathematics and English language arts.

9/6/2012

Vernier Software and Technology launched the Connected Science System, which networked educator and student devices such as the iPad, iPhone, Google Chromebooks, and Android devices with LabQuest 2 this June. This means that its three major features – Graphical Analysis for iPad, Vernier Data Share, and LabQuest Viewer – became collaborative across devices and environments.

9/6/2012

After having no applicants to fill their speech language pathologist (SLP) openings for an entire school year and lacking the funds to pay what other districts in the area were paying for SLPs, Fowler Unified School District (USD) turned to PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online speech therapy services to K-12 students. 

9/6/2012

Connect with other teachers who are teaching the same things as you and easily find content to use in your classroom. Now it’s easier to discover and surface content you need, at the moment you need it.

9/6/2012

Educators and students alike will now have the flexibility to access thousands of audio books and stories from leading storytellers and publishers on desktops and laptops in addition to Apple mobile devices such as iPads, iPod Touches and iPhones.

9/6/2012

Life is getting better for students like Stein, according to a report that was released today by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network(GLSEN).

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