K12 Headlines

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

On Sunday, The New York Times introduced the series “Degrees of Debt,” which examines “the implications of soaring college costs and the indebtedness of students and their families.”

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Learning Resources announces the sponsorship of a nationwide teacher grant hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers. How would you use portable interactive technology to create collaborative lessons? Apply by May 22.

5/14/2012

Pixim Inc., a leading provider of imaging technology for enterprise security cameras, announced that Genie CCTV Ltd will be launching its new, Pixim Nightwolf-powered camera range during IFSEC 2012, May 14–17, Birmingham UK.

5/14/2012

YourTeacher announced the release of their first math iBook for schools: Algebra 1. Available exclusively at Apple’s iBookstore, YourTeacher’s patent-pending math iBook is the world’s first ‘Textbook with a Teacher Inside'.

5/14/2012

Bully Buster USA has partnered with Iconosys, Inc. to launch Word Bully 3.0, the ultimate app and means of self-defense in the battle against bullying and cyber-bullying.

5/14/2012

New Jersey education officials say they will no longer use a standardized test question that asked third-graders to reveal a secret and write about why it was difficult to keep.

5/14/2012

The financial impact of Clayton Valley High's charter conversion on the Mt. Diablo Unified School District has become a test case for the California State Board of Education.

5/14/2012

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed into law the controversial bill that would ban teachers from discussing any so-called gateway sexual activity in sex education courses.

5/14/2012

The typical school day won’t be much different next year from the way it was this year for most of Iowa’s K-12 students and their families, despite the education reform package passed by the Legislature last week.

5/14/2012

Oklahoma's Department of Education has the same problem as other state agencies, according to an analyst: The state budget is smaller than it used to be.

5/14/2012

But the state responds that it had all the information requested from and offered by Fulton Science Academy Middle School.

5/14/2012

The Alabama House has passed an education budget $141 million short of what is being spent this fiscal year, though lawmakers found another $10 million to add to the Senate-passed version.

5/14/2012

A Central Texas Republican primary contest for the State Board of Education is shaping up to become one of the races that could define the board for years to come.

5/11/2012

5/11/2012

NBC Learn and Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced they are teaming up to produce “Decision 2012: Election Math” – a collection of free online math education resources related to the 2012 election season, developed especially for middle and high school teachers and students.

5/11/2012

The first new elementary school in New Mexico's Bernalillo Public Schools district in 30 years features storefront, curtainwall and sunshades from Tubelite, Inc. 

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