K12 Headlines

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

The Texas State Board of Education, long the gatekeeper to the enormous textbook market in Texas, has lost control over which materials enter public school classrooms.

4/20/2012

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed by the Missouri Senate.

4/20/2012

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has thrust himself into the raging illegal immigration debate, proposing a plan that would create a path to legal status for children of illegal immigrants.

4/20/2012

Mississippi state education officials who already are overseeing seven struggling public school districts are considering taking over an eighth one despite limited resources.

4/20/2012

Conservative approaches to education reform may in the next few years encounter a fateful fork in the road.

4/20/2012

An Alabama Senate committee approved an education budget that reduces funding for public schools and universities, cuts teaching jobs and enlarges class sizes for the 2012-2013 school year.

4/20/2012

The ASU Skysong Education Innovation Summit has become the can’t-miss education innovation event of the year in just the three years since it was founded.

4/20/2012

For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.

4/20/2012

The big news out of New York City is that the admissions test for the city’s gifted kindergarten programs is about to get tougher.

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

Carroll (Texas) school district families will have to pay $250 for nearly every child who rides the bus next school year, trustees agreed.

4/19/2012

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Schools board will meet in closed session later this week to discuss the three finalists for its superintendent's position -- a trio that includes Memphis Schools Supt. Dr. Kriner Cash.

4/19/2012

CurriculumLoft announces the scheduled acquisition of all brand assets from hardware manufacturer uWriteTouch, including the KUNO student android tablet and the Engage WirelessLCD.

4/19/2012

FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, has expanded its line of plasma wall boxes with three units that balance cost and quality to deliver fully featured models at an affordable price. 

4/19/2012

Schoolscapes is bringing its unique and innovative approach to schoolyard play and to learning in the outdoor classrooms of the U.S. and Canada.

4/19/2012

Hatch, a leading provider of technology for early learning, is accepting applicants for a free pilot program of Hatch’s mobile technology solution created specifically for early learners. 

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