K12 Headlines

7/20/2012

7/20/2012

The K12 technology group of Pearson has just included PossibilityU, innovator in college counseling in its ISV Program.

7/20/2012

The release plans to support an interactive mobile application, Blackboard Collaborate Mobile, scheduled to be available later this summer.

7/20/2012

Educational Testing Service is proud to announce that the Rhode Island Department of Education awarded a contract to ETS and its subcontractor, Teachscape.

7/20/2012

The Ankeny (Iowa) School District has filed a lawsuit against its former superintendent, claiming he misled officials about whether he had a new job lined up when he negotiated a $176,000 exit agreement.

7/20/2012

Connecticut's high-stakes standardized test scores show incremental improvement for elementary school students, mixed results for high school students and a slight narrowing of the state's yawning achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.

7/20/2012

It's supposed to be an educational SWAT team to help schools as they phase out of existence.

7/20/2012

Indiana should join the vast majority of states in paying for pre-kindergarten programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said.

7/20/2012

The retired Supreme Court justice is all business as she walks into our meeting room. But inside, she’s got the heart of an educator.

7/20/2012

The Obama administration announced a new initiative to recruit an elite group of master educators in a $1-billion effort to bolster U.S. educational attainment in the subjects of math, science, engineering, and technology.

7/20/2012

Arizona, Oregon, South Carolina, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi and the District of Columbia join 26 states already exempt from strict school testing standards.

7/20/2012

The settlement ends more than two years of litigation over use of a Bloomfield church for commencement exercises.

7/19/2012

7/19/2012

TabPilot is a cloud-based Android management system that allows teachers to control which apps are available on Android devices used in their classrooms.

7/19/2012

The EdIslands Portal is a new site offering schools single sign-on access to Archipelago Learning’s full suite of subscription-based, software-as-a-service products.

7/19/2012

A broad new coalition, led by ASCD and joined by more than two dozen national education organizations, has been formed to better advocate for school programs beyond reading, math, and science.

7/19/2012

Heartland Payment Systems has acquired LunchByte Systems, Inc., a school foodservice back office management and point-of-sale company led by its NUTRIKIDS solution.

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