K12 Headlines

7/3/2012

7/3/2012

Like many young entrepreneurs here in Silicon Valley, Matthew Slipper knows that success does not come easy. His first start-up, an online education venture, flopped. His second, a video-sharing app for the iPhone, has sold only 20 copies.

7/3/2012

The ATEN VS1804T and VS1808T HDMI Over CAT5 Video Splitters provide quick and efficient means to move HDMI multimedia content and HDCP information from input source to four or eight displays.

7/3/2012

Worth Ave. Group announced a valuable new addition to its laptop insurance product for educators and students: web-enabled laptop tracking software.

7/3/2012

iPrep’s students have blown away the Florida state average with 100% of its 9th grade students passing the end of year exam in Biology and Geometry after using Penda Learning.

7/3/2012

 After a few years of tremendous membership loss, the nation's largest teachers' union is reinventing itself.

7/3/2012

The type of clothing worn in a family's home, the language spoken and other cultural markers could influence whether special-education students receive taxpayer-funded private-school tuition, under a bill passed last month by the New York state Legislature.

7/3/2012

Idaho ranks second-worst in the nation for the amount of money it spends per pupil, the U.S. Census Bureau said.

7/3/2012

Late Saturday night Governor Tom Corbett fulfilled a promise by signing the 2012-2013 budget into law before the July 1st deadline.

7/3/2012

The head of Florida's Department of Education is writing parents to tell them that they shouldn't be overly concerned about the results of the state-required exam that's supposed to measure year-to-year improvements of students, teachers and public schools.

7/3/2012

Lawyers drained Linda Brice’s bank account and seized a quarter of her take-home pay, or more than $900 a month. Brice, a first-grade teacher and Coast Guard veteran, begged for mercy, saying she couldn’t afford food, gas or utilities.

7/3/2012

Local officials announced Monday that San Antonio has been recognized by the National Civic League for its “ambitious” plan to increase the number of local children who are reading at grade level by the third grade.

7/2/2012

7/2/2012

Three educators will receive $2,000 in portable interactive technology for their classrooms as winners of a nationwide teacher grant from Learning Resources.

7/2/2012

GuideK12, the only geovisual analytics company serving the education market, is delighted to announce Chuck Amos as the new CEO for the organization.

7/2/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the results of a study touting the effectiveness of its popular Math in Focus: Singapore Math by Marshall Cavendish program.

7/2/2012

The summer boot camp webinars are presented by internationally recognized experts and run from June to September.

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