K12 Headlines

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

The A to F letter grade system that New York City’s Education Department uses to rate each of its schools is an improvement over simply measuring schools based on standardized test scores, according to a report released on Thursday by the Independent Budget Office.

4/13/2012

In an effort to communicate timely, school-related information to parents, teachers and citizens through the tools they use every day, the DeKalb County School District is launching a new automated notification service through K12 Alerts that sends school news via email, text message and voicemail. 

4/13/2012

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the introduction of its CP-D31N Short Throw Series 3LCD projector, combining the convenience of short-throw projection capability with networking functionality, versatile features and outstanding value.

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

Super Duper Publications has added two new Quick Take Along Mini-Books — WH Questions and Articulation Phrases and Sentences. 

4/12/2012

22MILES launched its TouchMenu system for iPad at the Digital Signage Expo 2012 earlier this year.

4/12/2012

From now until May 4, 2012, students can send their original video submission for a chance to be one of three to receive a one week, all expenses paid trip to go behind the scenes at Lenovo, Intel and Vuguru. 

4/12/2012

Sublime Learning has been selected as a finalist for the Best Professional Learning Solution category at the CODiE Awards—the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. 

4/12/2012

With planning and foresight, Nicholas Myers of Fishers, Ind., finished high school in three years. He took required senior-year classes early and completed extra courses online.

4/12/2012

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year.

4/12/2012

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released Tuesday.

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

4/12/2012

A new study was released by the Centers for Disease Control ranking states for teen pregnancy rates.

4/12/2012

Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

PossibilityU, a web-based solution designed to help students get into the right college, has launched a college admission curriculum that allows high school guidance counselors to have more meaningful conversations with students about choosing, applying to and affording college. 

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