K12 Headlines

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

Kristen Greco, a teacher working to build literacy skills in poor and minority sixth through eighth grade students at a Bronx, NY charter school, will receive 30 year-long subscriptions to Pearson's innovative reading and writing comprehension tool, WriteToLearn

12/19/2011

The non-profit education researcher MIND Research Institute announced significant success by the Santa Ana Unified School District in closing the math achievement gap of its predominately minority, high English learner student demographic.

12/19/2011

On Dec. 14, the Jacksonville (Fla.) School District 117 Board of Education voted unanimously to put a County School Facilities Tax question on the ballot for the March election.  

12/19/2011

As we prepare to enter 2012, what are the issues to resolve in educating all students to their capacity and utilize public education to advance the productivity of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and our nation?

12/19/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

12/19/2011

For the New Jersey State Department of Education, the cost of withholding public information from the public has a steep price tag: $40,290.80.

12/19/2011

Florida is poised to ratchet up its standardized testing system, making it tougher for students to pass key math and reading exams.

12/19/2011

Computer technology has penetrated the classroom for thirty years with little impact. After hundreds of “disruptive” education startups, the best innovation in education is still the chalkboard.

12/19/2011

If you live in California and your children ride a school bus, Governor Jerry Brown took away state funding for such transportation this week in his “trigger” budget cuts.  

12/19/2011

Mayor Vincent C. Gray has lauded the District's efforts on early-childhood education. The District of Columbia was one of 37 applicants – including 35 other states and Puerto Rico – that competed for the White House's Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grants.

12/19/2011

The Newton (Mass.) public schools have embraced inclusive classrooms for special education students, but a new report questions whether the district is getting the best results for the tens of millions of dollars it spends annually to educate children with learning disabilities.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, announced that Richland (S.C.) School District Two has licensed Ericom AccessNow for VMware View for use by its 30,000 students and staff. 

12/16/2011

BenQ America Corp., the first DLP brand to incorporate Philips' ImageCare technology into its projector lamp system, announced that it has taken a further leap with the development of its proprietary SmartEco lamp technology to maximize energy savings.

12/16/2011

Avere Systems announced that the Belchertown (Mass.) School District has implemented an Avere Systems FXT Series cluster to improve latency and eliminate the write errors and data corruption it experienced after deploying a new student information system application to allow online access to class material, store work, record attendance and grades.

 

12/16/2011

In the first year of using Zonar V2J, a high definition GPS and real-time vehicle diagnostics device , the district reported a savings of 6,102 gallons of fuel, or $19,560 due to idle time reductions and improved route management.

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