K12 Headlines

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

A statewide coalition of educational leaders decried massive new budget cuts to public schools Wednesday, saying they would consider legal action and pursue new school-funding initiatives.

12/15/2011

A national panel of education experts is lauding Metro school leaders for creating a cooperative culture, effectively training principals and using data to make decisions.

12/15/2011

Luidia Inc. recently announced a record year propelled by major partnerships with leading technology companies and continued rapid adoption of its eBeam interactive whiteboard technology.

12/15/2011

A college education is more expensive than ever, but a new report by the Mitchell Institute indicates it can still pay off for Mainers.

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

It's the kind of stuff that gives moms nightmares: a machete near a play area, household chemicals accessible to preschoolers, and instructors teaching without a criminal background check.

12/14/2011

GoKnow Mobile Learning, a leading provider of mobile learning tools and services, and the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals announced general availability of GoObserve, a tablet-based classroom observation and walkthrough tool.

12/14/2011

Interactive Health Technologies, LLC, a company specializing in digital fitness systems that empower children and their families to improve their physical fitness, is the first U.S. company to use the Sony NFC Dynamic Tag (FeliCa Plug) embedded product in its Spirit System.

12/14/2011

The Student Progress Monitoring System from Vantage Learning is the only Web-based, Adaptive Learning Platform that fully supports the formative assessment process. It provides automated delivery of targeted and prescriptive resources to each student based on strengths and weaknesses immediately after assessment.

12/14/2011

Discovery Education and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) announced their science-based TurfMutt program has expanded to meet the needs of K-5 educators across the country.

12/14/2011

A strong majority of Californians support Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to raise the sales tax and income taxes on high earners to help close the state's budget deficit, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California poll.

12/14/2011

Governor Gary Herbert released his proposed budget for fiscal 2012-2013 on Monday, giving Utah’s Medicaid and education funding a boost.

12/14/2011

Recently hired Sandy Hook School library media specialist Yvonne Cheh went to place an order for new books in June and learned that the bulk order qualified the school for a limited-time promotion of two free Amazon Kindle electronic readers.

12/14/2011

By almost every educational measure, the Agora Cyber Charter School is failing.

12/14/2011

A group of schools filed the third lawsuit against the state over school funding Tuesday, alleging that the system of paying for public education is inequitable for all students and inadequate for those who are low-income or still learning English.

12/14/2011

Gov. Sam Brownback's administration plans to release the long-awaited details of his plan for overhauling how Kansas finances its public schools this week amid skepticism about his ability to keep his promises to protect rural schools and prevent any local districts from losing state aid.

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