K12 Headlines

2/24/2012

2/24/2012

Virginia education officials on Thursday morning finalized the state's waiver request for flexibility from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

2/24/2012

A timeline is in place to consider plans to improve 77 Oklahoma schools that the State Department of Education has identified as underperforming in student achievement and graduation rates.

2/24/2012

Students at Catholic high schools in Brockton and Braintree, and others in grades 7 through 12 in Kingston, will start the next school year with iPads instead of papers and books in their backpacks, part of a growing number of schools looking to trade traditional learning tools for the latest technology.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

Crockett Early Childhood Center, of the Crockett (Texas) Independent School District, has partnered with Hatch to bring award-winning technology solutions proven effective in increasing literacy and math outcomes to its pre-K and kindergarten classrooms.

2/23/2012

Desktop virtualization is not a new idea, but when coupled with CDI's recertified computers, it means big savings for K12 schools.

2/23/2012

DA editors attend many national and state conferences around the country to learn the latest about education and ed technology. In early February I spent time at the Texas Computer Education Association Annual Convention and Exposition learning about the latest trends in ed tech.

2/23/2012

This open source tool will support states as they transition to next-generation assessments for the Common Core.

2/23/2012

With the help of School Improvement Network's PD 360, Humansville R-VI School District in Missouri is experiencing an explosion in student achievement as math test scores have increased by almost half.

2/23/2012

Based on a recent customer survey by Time To Know, teachers in New York and Texas using the company’s Digital Teaching Platform in their classrooms are satisfied with the program and have seen improvements in student engagement and academic progress.

2/23/2012

As of fall 2011, 40 states have a state virtual school or state-led online learning initiative, accounting for 536,272 course enrollments, a 19 percent annual increase according to iNacol's report, Keeping Pace 2011.

2/23/2012

FCC calls for national adoption of eTextbooks...who will lead the way?

2/23/2012

March 5-7
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2/23/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Grants range from $100 to $500.

2/23/2012

Kajeet is pleased to announce its nomination for a 2012 Global Mobile Award, a prestigious honor recognizing excellence and innovation in the field of mobile communications.

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