K12 Headlines

7/17/2012

7/17/2012

With the state finally funding the program, transitional kindergarten classes will be offered in Vacaville (Calif.) Unified School District this coming school year, which begins Aug. 16.

7/17/2012

When used with Teachscape Reflect Video, the Mini Tablet Kit for iPads further reinforces Teachscape’s leadership role in using video to promote and support professional learning.

7/17/2012

eChalk is integrating its online platform with Google, Microsoft Live@edu and other third-party applications to provide a more collaborative and engaging online learning environment.

7/17/2012

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation announced an innovative education database system, the Education Resource Information Navigator Project (ERIN Project).

7/17/2012

Tennessee lottery officials announced that the lottery has raised more than $323 million this year for state education programs, the eighth consecutive record-setting year.

7/17/2012

Fort Worth schools can't afford to give employees a pay raise, but administrators are proposing that all permanent employees get a one-time extra payment equal to 1 percent of their salary.

7/16/2012

7/16/2012

The new Dell Wyse solution and special offer will provide more students with secure access to digital learning resources and help schools concentrate less on managing their technology.

7/16/2012

When Principal Greta Hawkins, backed by the Department of Education, ordered that the song “Proud to be an American” be stricken from a kindergarten program, she sparked a debate about the efficacy of patriotic expression.

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.

Pages