K12 Headlines

5/8/2012

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.

5/8/2012

Harlem School District selected Johnson Controls to design and install energy efficiency upgrades and conservation measures for the district’s two campuses that are expected to provide cumulative savings of $1.6 million over the next 15 years.

5/8/2012

Amidst all of the hoopla surrounding a busy sports weekend that included multiple NBA Playoff games, a Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto fight, and the Kentucky Derby, Shaquille O'Neal was handling his business - serious business. Doctoral business.

5/8/2012

The Mount Baker School District will cut programs and lay off employees to close a $1.95 million deficit in the 2012-13 budget.

5/8/2012

An Indiana mother sent her gay son to school with a stun gun to protect him against bullies. The teen now faces expulsion, but the mother says she would do it again.

5/8/2012

In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.

5/8/2012

The Branstad administration’s effort to increase interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math took a step forward this weekend, with the announcement of six “STEM hubs” spread out across the state.

5/8/2012

Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, said a compromise was reached on an education bill early Sunday and she expects to introduce the bill in the Senate Monday night.

5/8/2012

An alarming number of students in Banks School District are frequently skipping school days, according to a recent study surveying truancy in schools across Oregon.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

Back in the good ol' days when a cellphone could only call and text, defining on and off school grounds was as simple as drawing a line.

5/7/2012

The Clarence School District has lifted its suspension of a Middle School girls lacrosse team that was accused of using racial slurs in a game against Sweet Home.

5/7/2012

Not long ago, Advanced Placement exams were mostly for top students looking to challenge themselves and get a head start on college credit. Not anymore.

5/7/2012

The Visual Presenter MO-1 is a completely new-concept mobile document camera designed for instructions and presentations anywhere in or out of the classroom or office.

5/7/2012

E2020 Inc. announced the release of an innovative suite of courses designed to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards.

5/7/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS is now approved by the NY State Education Dept. for identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

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