K12 Headlines

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

Gov. John Kasich signed the 3,500-page Senate Bill 316 and defended a key provision that for some youngsters increases the pressure to read on grade level by the end of third grade.

6/26/2012

In the final days of state budget negotiations, state House Democrats aren’t letting up on their push for an increase in public schools funding.

6/26/2012

Parents have until Friday to submit applications for school transfers under Louisiana's new voucher program. State Department of Education officials report that they have received more applications than they expected, topping 6,000.

6/26/2012

A pro-abstinence sex education law enacted recently in Tennessee has critics warning that it will fail to check the state's teen pregnancy rate, as supporters stand their ground on the need for barring explicit sex education.

6/26/2012

AMX, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, announced its 30th year in business.

6/26/2012

The district joins a distinguished group of 35 National Reference Site schools and districts in the United States and Canada that exemplify the outstanding use of Fast ForWord. 

6/26/2012

Lenovo announced availability of the Intel Learning Series software, an acclaimed education solution, on the Lenovo ThinkPad X130e and L Series laptops.

6/26/2012

Two of Curriculum Associates’ leading BRIGANCE assessments are now aligned with the PCI Reading Program to help special education teachers integrate reading curriculum.

6/26/2012

 

Drew Brees knows he has a dangerous job. The record-setting quarterback of the New Orleans Saints is eager to make football safer at all levels.

6/26/2012

The U.S. Department of Education has turned down Iowa’s No Child Left Behind waiver request, according to a letter sent to Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass that was made public Thursday.

6/26/2012

China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants.

6/26/2012

Twenty years ago, the country's first charter school opened in Minnesota. This is a momentous anniversary not just for the two million families who now send their children to public charter schools, but for all Americans.

6/25/2012

6/25/2012

ETA hand2mind has unveiled the 16 winners of its “VersaTiles Success Factor Contest,” designed to spotlight how VersaTiles enhances the classroom experience and supports student learning.

6/25/2012

MP4 Player allows for individual and small group digital learning activities to empower students to explore and create curriculum content.

6/25/2012

BenQ America Corp. introduced new 42-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch interactive flat panels (IFPs) with 1920x1080p full HD resolution.

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