K12 Headlines

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants to get the federal government more involved in schools.

3/15/2012

The Iowa House passe- a sweeping education reform package on a largely party-line vote late Wednesday morning that requires more student testing, calls for the expansion of charters schools and keeps a controversial third grade retention program in place.

3/15/2012

With three primary legs of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education agenda set for debate -- and votes, according to Capitol power players -- in the House Education Committee, the Louisiana Capitol is already abuzz this morning.

3/15/2012

New Haven teachers were apprehensive when they backed a new evaluation system three years ago, but they were not angry.

3/15/2012

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

3/15/2012

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan got a vote of confidence and an extra year added to his contract by the state Board of Education.

3/15/2012

ePals Corporation announced the availability of their Custom Knowledge Libraries for use by schools, publishers and application developers in the creation of innovative curriculum and other instructional products. 

3/15/2012

We're excited to be reviewing the first of many groups of nominations for this year's awards!

3/15/2012

The New York State Senate voted earlier this week to approve its 2012-13 Senate Budget Resolution, which will form the basis for further negotiations with the Assembly and the Executive Branch on the final FY 2012-23 budget.

3/15/2012

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the addition of its CP-WX8255 and CP-X8160 3LCD projectors to its Installation Series lineup. 

3/15/2012

Blackboard Inc. announced new integrations that enable the Blackboard Collaborate platform to be used seamlessly with an even broader range of learning management systems, extending the company’s focus on interoperability and support for multiple LMS platforms.

3/15/2012

A national survey by Lexia Learning shows that educators spend, on average, nearly an entire instructional month (20 days) or 157 hours focused on assessment of reading skills. 

3/14/2012

3/14/2012

Newton Public Schools recently adopted the innovative learning platform from itslearning, allowing the district to encourage greater collaboration in producing and delivering high-quality, personalized curriculum and learning in a whole new way. 

3/14/2012

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Teachers nationwide can apply to win an Elmer’s Teacher Tool Kit grant that can range from $100 to $500.

3/14/2012

Coordinator of Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocate Program Graig Meyer will describe how this successful program has changed the lives of hundreds of at-risk children and illustrate how SIIS attendees can achieve similar success. 

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