K12 Headlines

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

YourTeacher and KIPP Academy announced impressive results for the 8th grade ‘flipped classroom’ pilot study using YourTeacher’s Algebra 1 iBook on the iPad.

7/16/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. and BrainPOP announced the exclusive availability of the BrainPOP Featured Movie for Android app on the Samsung GALAXY Tab 2, available through Google Play.

7/16/2012

Rote learning can take a toll on building creativity in schools. The nations that can strike the right balance will gain a competitive edge.

7/16/2012

During the 2008-09 school year, 370 students in Indiana were enrolled in K-12 schools that offered all or at least some of their classes over the Internet.

7/16/2012

Teachers across the country face pay freezes and possible layoffs, but the heads of the two biggest teachers unions saw their pay jump 20 percent last year, to nearly half a million dollars apiece.

7/16/2012

Education Commissioner Deborah Gist on Friday released reports cards for every school in the state, indentifying the schools by a set of six classifications, with the lowest-performing schools set for state intervention.

7/16/2012

New netTrekker Search empowers teachers to deliver more motivating, engaging, differentiated learning experience that is aligned with state and Common Core standards.

7/16/2012

John Jay High School Director of Guidance Christopher Griffin is leaving his position after four years to become the assistant principal at Scarsdale High School, the Katonah Lewisboro School District announced Thursday.

7/16/2012

Houston voters may face a dizzying array of decisions in November as the city, school district and community college system seek authority to borrow more than $2 billion for construction work.

7/16/2012

A survey of Louisiana schoolsshows most are lacking the technology and facilities needed to conduct on-line testing that's to be part of a new Common Core Curriculum to be implemented in the 2014-15 school year.

7/16/2012

In five years, pension contributions for area school districts are projected to increase by $172.9 million.

7/16/2012

Back to school time has arrived for those students on the year-round schedule, but the debate continues over whether learning improves with shorter, more frequent breaks.

7/13/2012

7/13/2012

Tales2Go partnered with TIES, the Minnesota Education Technology Collaborative that brings together technology and education to create comprehensive, cutting-edge solutions for school administrators, educators and students.

7/13/2012

Funds For Learning, the nation’s largest E-rate compliance firm, announced expanded user package options for the award-winning E-rate Manager tool.

7/13/2012

Painted Hills Middle School in Desert Hot Springs, Calif., has standardized on Extron’s PoleVault and WallVault Systems for classroom AV technology.

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