K12 Headlines

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.

7/6/2012

Newark’s top education official has overruled the wishes of the district’s advisory school board and will lease five district-owned facilities to charter schools, a district spokeswoman said.

7/6/2012

The Common Core State Standards are taking root in public schools across the country, impacting more than 42 million K-12 students and 2.7 million teachers—but outside the education sphere, many people have no idea what the standards entail.

7/6/2012

A pair of computer-based English classes offered this summer at Vernon Hills High School mark District 128’s first foray into the expanding world of online education.

7/6/2012

The Wyoming Department of Education has asked its federal counterpart to freeze language arts and math standards established by the No Child Left Behind education law at 2011 levels rather than allow them to increase to 2012 levels for the state.

7/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that it would like everyone’s help to select the winner of its Spring 2012 Superhero video contest.

7/6/2012

Nearly three-quarters of California voters oppose the automatic, midyear spending reductions that would balance the state budget if a November ballot initiative to raise taxes fails, according to a new Field Poll.

7/6/2012

Do the dollars we spend on vacation really count? Most of us spending money on cheap trinkets and overpriced T-shirts don't believe they do — until we get the credit-card bills.

7/5/2012

7/5/2012

Florida Virtual School launched the studio by FLVS, a collection of live online workshops, webinars, videos and more, tailored to different skill levels and interests.

7/5/2012

Automated Logic Corporation announced the release of Time-Lapse Graphics, a new feature within the WebCTRL building automation system’s latest version that allows building owners to review and play back hours of real-time data in just minutes.

7/5/2012

An early adopter of the Ed-Fi Tool Suite, eScholar further expands its ability to support educator access to timely, actionable data to improve education outcomes.

7/5/2012

Features of AMX's new 7 and 10-inch models include a capacitive, multi-touch screen, high-definition video streaming, Bluetooth VoIP and USB external phone connections.

7/5/2012

Special education students seem to be disappearing in Texas.

7/5/2012

Most students lose academic skills over the summer. And we've known since 1964.

7/5/2012

Georgia could lose $33 million of its $400 million Race to the Top school grant because of proposed changes to a new evaluation system for principals and teachers.

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