K12 Headlines

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

Students will be asked to bring their personal iPads, laptops and smartphones to two Brevard schools this fall that are participating in a pilot “bring your own technology” program.

6/13/2012

6/13/2012

Teachscape and Saba have formed an alliance to offer joint customers a unique, competency-based integrated talent management platform, designed to support the development of effective teaching practice. 

6/13/2012

Flipped Learning pioneers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams have launched the Flipped Learning Network, a non-profit organization for teachers interested in the Flipped Learning ideology.

6/13/2012

eChalk announced that Pearson has added the company to its K12 Technology Independent Software Vendor Partner Program.

6/13/2012

More than 4,500 students and teachers from 18 countries connected with experts and peers during the live online conference series presented this spring by the Smithsonian SHOUT environmental education program.

6/13/2012

In a tentative ruling that could potentially transform California teacher evaluations, the Los Angeles Unified School District was ordered Monday to use students' academic achievement in reviewing instructors.

6/13/2012

The second week of a trial over the way Kansas funds its public schools opened Monday with testimony from a Rutgers University expert who said a “suitable education” involves more than just proficiency in math and reading.

6/13/2012

A northwestern Indiana school district has told nearly 100 teachers that they might be laid off as yet another of the state’s large districts faces big staffing cuts.

6/13/2012

The school system's chief recovery officer was trying to explain how broke the district is, but no one could hear him.

6/13/2012

Absent congressional action, the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans will double to 6.8 percent on July 1.

6/13/2012

The New York State Division of Human Rights lacks jurisdiction to investigate students' civil rights complaints against their public school districts, the state's top court ruled Tuesday.

6/13/2012

Long concerned by what they say is an alarming rate of suspensions and expulsions in Michigan schools, members of the state Board of Education are set to act today on a resolution that would call on schools to rethink their zero-tolerance policies.

6/13/2012

It has been two years since the administration’s Race to the Top education competition was implemented, and scholars, advocates, practitioners and journalists are asking whether the program has been effective.

6/13/2012

San Francisco Unified School District officials will unveil a $361.5 million budget for the 2012-13 school year at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

6/12/2012

6/12/2012

Matrox Graphics Inc. joined the Crestron Integrated Partner Program and is working to make Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller boards compatible across Crestron’s line of control system solutions.

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