K12 Headlines

6/28/2012

6/28/2012

The 2012 ISTE conference in San Diego is wrapping up its final hours. Although hardly a rookie to the trade show junket, this is in fact my first time attending the ISTE conference, and the energy from the attendees is overwhelming and can be felt across San Diego.

6/28/2012

The Iowa Department of Education has asked for a one-year freeze of escalating federal requirements in No Child Left Behind, a move Sioux City-area school officials say temporarily would alleviate pressure from unfair guidelines.

6/28/2012

The number of regional school superintendents in Illinois will drop from 44 to 35 by 2015 under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Pat Quinn.

6/27/2012

6/27/2012

Jefferson County Schools has selected Schoolwires to be its content management provider after the company demonstrated its commitment to quality customer service.

6/27/2012

The national education reform group StudentsFirst, which has set out to transform U.S. schools by introducing more free-market principles to public education, raised $7.6 million in its first nine months - and spent nearly a quarter of it on advertising - according to partial tax records released on Monday.

6/27/2012

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its lubricants blending plant in Atlanta donated more than 1,500 pieces of lab equipment, including workbenches, beakers, flasks and ovens to the City of Atlanta School System.

6/27/2012

eInstruction Corporation provides classroom instructors greater flexibility in testing and assessment and more effective use of cutting-edge technology with the release of an update to its Insight 360 formative instruction system.

6/27/2012

I recently spoke with Irving (Texas) Independent School District technology coordinators Jerram Froese and Jill Galloway about effective technology classroom integration.

6/27/2012

Wowzers unveiled its flagship product: an adaptive, games-based classroom learning solution for delivering engaging 3rd-5th grade math content.

6/27/2012

Virtual High School Global Consortium announced that the Ramsey N.J. School District has deployed their online learning solution in an effort to prepare students for college.

6/27/2012

Panasonic announced the world's first lamp-free projector series with HDBaseT technology, which delivers up to 20,000 hours of virtually maintenance-free operation.

6/27/2012

PEAK12, which stands for Personalize, Engage, and Achieve with K12, is an intelligent management center for online learning that enables schools and districts to manage and personalize their online learning program solutions from one place.

6/27/2012

Entertainment Properties Trust (EPR) is learning a tough lesson from its ambitious investment in charter schools.

6/27/2012

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker whose proposal for a voucher-like tax credit that is designed to help students leave the state's worst schools said Monday that those schools would benefit, too.

6/27/2012

Follett Software Company announced a first round of partnerships with leading providers to sell reliable and relevant third-party digital content.

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