K12 Headlines

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

Google announce that hundreds of schools in 41 states across the United States are using its Chromebooks in one or more classrooms.

1/26/2012

Surrounded by the white-clad students of her all-girls academy, Oprah Winfrey is glowing with pride.

1/26/2012

Leveraging its heritage in LASER & LED HYBRID Light Source production, Casio America Inc. just introduced a refreshed line of SLIM projectors, including the XJ-A141, XJ-A146, XJ-A241, XJ-A246, XJ-A251 and XJ-A256.

1/26/2012

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of a new online course to help students prepare for their AP European History exam.

1/26/2012

When shown successful school reform models elsewhere in the world, politicians and educators alike often scoff that there are no lessons for America.

1/26/2012

Revolution K12 has partnered with EDU, Inc. to provide its customers of math, English language arts and SAT/ACT prep courses access to EDU. Inc.

1/25/2012

1/25/2012

ASCD released the complete schedule for the association’s 2012 Virtual Conference, which will run concurrent with ASCD’s67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show March 24–26 in Philadelphia, Pa.

1/25/2012

A unique blend of technology, individual lessons, whole-class presentations, and small group activities, Pitsco Education's new Signature Math engages students and gives them ownership of their learning - all while meeting 100% of Common Core State Standards.

1/25/2012

Learning Enhancement Corporation announced the creation of the BrainWare Safari Brain Awareness Week Grants Program, leading up to the celebration of Brain Awareness Week, March 12-18, 2012. 

1/25/2012

Huntington Beach City (Calif.) School District and Chevron Energy Solutions announced the completion of a 592-kilowatt solar electric system that will reduce energy costs for operations at nine elementary schools, saving the District more than $15 million over the life of the project.

1/25/2012

Wisconsin could more aggressively intervene in the lowest-performing publicly funded schools under a proposed accountability system unveiled Monday.

1/25/2012

After meeting privately with Gov. Corbett and Education Secretary Ron Tomalis on Monday, a bipartisan group of legislators said that they would jointly find a way to keep Chester Upland's students in the classroom while exploring long-term solutions to the district's financial plight.

1/25/2012

The $805 million boost in school aid this year isn't enough to allow some districts to pay their bills, state Education Commissioner John King said at a state budget hearing Monday.

1/25/2012

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released its 17th Report Card on American Education: Ranking State K-12 Performance, Progress, and Reform.

1/25/2012

The Aspen (Colo.) School District is considering a new program that would teach students to fly airplanes as part of their math and science curriculum.

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