K12 Headlines

12/4/2012

12/4/2012

California public schools, community colleges and counties will get an early holiday gift from the state: Sacramento will pay about $1.9 billion that it owes them in December, a month earlier than promised.

12/4/2012

Potentially lethal carbon monoxide levels at an Atlanta elementary school with no detectors sent at least 42 students and seven adults to hospitals Monday and forced 500 more to evacuate, authorities said.

12/4/2012

A conversation with Promethean’s Jim Marshall on where education technology has been—and where it is going.

12/4/2012

Flint School District schools could fall under the control of a state-run district established to reform failing schools, under a set of bills in the Michigan legislature.

12/4/2012

A group of parents and educators in the Natrona County School District are hoping to start a program to teach elementary school in a foreign language for half of each day.

12/4/2012

A 12-year-old Montgomery County student was being sent to the hallway for being disruptive in class.

12/4/2012

Barrow County School System has engaged in many activities in November to encourage family involvement in education.

12/4/2012

Florida’s K-12 public education system has graduated hundreds of thousands of students in the past decade who couldn’t read, write or solve math problems well enough to take some college-level courses.

12/3/2012

12/3/2012

Microsoft Corp. today kicked off its annual Partners in Learning Global Forum and reaffirmed its commitment to education with a US$250 million, five-year renewal of Microsoft Partners in Learning, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in the program to US$750 million over 15 years.

12/3/2012

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) showcased some of the leading growth companies in the education technology market and recognized the best among them as part of the Innovation Incubator program at the 12th annual Ed Tech Business Forum, held Nov. 26 and 27 at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York. 

12/3/2012

Educators at 15 schools in the Austin Independent School District, and a growing number across the state of Texas, have found a simpler and more cost-effective way to teach with Lexia Reading®.

12/3/2012
Online learning developer Wowzers announced today that its namesake program has been approved for use by the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN). 
12/3/2012

Half of New York State’s school superintendents think their school districts will run out of money within four years, and 70 percent believe they will not be able to fund required programs within the same period, according to a new survey.

12/3/2012

The Hingsbergen family of Fairfield Township, Ohio, is an e-school family.

12/3/2012

When Nina Corley, a high school history teacher in Galveston, Texas, prepares her students for a field trip, more often than not these days she sets up a large monitor in the front of her classroom and dials in to a live broadcast that is brought directly to the screen.

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