K12 Headlines

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

For the first time, RelampIt is currently hosting a bulk sales event running only during the month of May.

5/9/2012

NCR Corporation announced it has been selected by School-Link Technologies to deliver and support NCR RealPOS 25 touchscreen point-of-sale terminals for K12 school lunch lines.

5/9/2012

MindConnex Learning, the award-winning provider of digital learning solutions for secondary schools, announced that it has signed up four large virtual schools to its Shakespeare in Bits online subscription service.

5/9/2012

The sixth graders at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157 in Queens have a tough assignment before them: design a new playground that will transform a sea of black asphalt at their school into a recreational oasis — and, while they are at it, help clean up New York City’s waterways.

5/9/2012

The cash-strapped Miami-Dade School District has several options to consider from developers interested in buying its prime downtown real estate, but interest has cooled from its biggest suitor -- the Genting Group.

5/9/2012

The Philadelphia School District has asked the state Supreme Court to consider overturning a recent Commonwealth Court ruling about charter schools that could have dire consequences for Philadelphia and other cash-strapped districts.

5/9/2012

Connecticut lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a wide-ranging bill that attempts to overhaul the state's public education and attempt to close one of the nation's largest achievement gaps between rich and poor.

5/9/2012

"Wanna see my book report?" asks first-grader Johnathan Ponce, pointing up at a colorful wall covered in student work. Michael Kooi of the Florida Department of Education turned around obligingly to look at Johnathan's hand-drawn cover.

5/9/2012

The first time Jon Brumley was asked to serve on what became known as the Perot Committee, charged with overhauling Texas education in 1983, the Fort Worth oilman had to say no.

5/9/2012

A school district has deemed an awkward teen's two-page encounter at boarding school in the coming-of-age novel "Looking for Alaska" too racy, banning the book from class reading lists.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

The idea that a handful of college instructors and student teachers in the school of education at the University of Massachusetts could slow the corporatization of public education in America is both quaint and ridiculous.

5/8/2012

Transformational is how some describe edX, an online education platform that will make Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) courses available to everyone. Inevitable is probably a better term. As textbooks go digital, more testing is conducted on-line and mobile applications democratize education tools, education start-ups are on the rise.

5/8/2012

The new Fusion Series freestanding solutions provide independent height, plumb and lateral shift adjustment with multiple configuration options.

5/8/2012

In an effort to bring down costs while showing its commitment to sustainability the State Department of Education has partnered with Hawaii Pacific Solar, Conergy and RC Energy to complete a series of solar electric installations at public schools on Oahu in Hawaii.

5/8/2012

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of Blackboard Analytics for Learn, a solution that gives education leaders an unprecedented view of teaching and learning across their institution.

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