K12 Headlines

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

The Long Island education consultant singled out by Gov. Cuomo for raking in millions from the state insisted she’s done nothing wrong — and defended her money-making business.

1/20/2012

1/20/2012

Intel Corporation announced the availability of the latest Intel classmate PCs that will be powered by the new Intel Atom processors.

1/20/2012

Epson BrightLink 455Wi, DC-11 Document Camera and PowerLite 905 have been recognized by Tech & Learning’s 29th annual awards program for excellence in educational technology.

1/20/2012

ePals Corporation and the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation are happy to announce the 15 student winners of their international K12  Invention Challenge.

1/20/2012

Registration is now open for School Improvement Network's latest webinar, which outlines strategies for using the Common Core Standards to improve learning by strengthening teacher and student support in schools.

1/20/2012

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

1/20/2012

In his State of the State address, California Gov. Jerry Brown calls for limits on standardized tests and wants reduced roles for the U.S. and state in local schools.

1/20/2012

An innovative education model, the career academy aligns high school education with community economic development goals to better prepare students for the 21st-century workforce.

1/20/2012

The Obama administration is creating a manual showing how schools can fight teacher-led cheating on standardized tests, asking educators to help stomp out "testing irregularities."

1/20/2012

The latest statistic bedeviling New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s efforts to show progress in the city’s public schools during his tenure is a startling, but well-known one: one out of every four students who entered high school in 2007, and graduated four years later, was not ready for college-level work.

1/20/2012

President Barack Obama's administration is moving ahead in reforming U.S. education without the help of the Congress, and will soon announce which states can opt out of the national education law known as "No Child Left Behind."

1/20/2012

Superintendents representing school districts from across the state met in Jennings to exchange thoughts on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education plan and to prepare for a bigger meeting in February.

1/20/2012

Before a crowd of hundreds of school district officials and school board members in Milwaukee, Gov. Scott Walker announced that recommendations from a variety of state education task forces will soon be solidified in formal legislation.

1/20/2012

The Iowa House Education Committee has unanimously approved a bill banning the use of all nicotine products on school property, amid fears new smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products are easier for students to use. 

1/19/2012

1/19/2012

Promethean unveiled ActivTable for public preview at BETT 2012. ActivTable inspires users to take an active role in their own learning and that of their friends by driving student engagement, participation and creativity.

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