K12 Headlines

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

AMX announced the immediate availability of the enterprise-scale digital-signage software Inspired Composer 5.4, which simplifies two key tasks: monitoring and managing the digital signage network and creating and managing content.

3/13/2012

The Walton Family Foundation announced investments totaling more than $159 million in education reform initiatives for 2011 – the largest single-year investment in education reform. 

3/13/2012

Gov. Bobby Jindal opened the first legislative session of his second term Monday afternoon, telling a newly elected Legislature that his effort to remake primary and secondary education in Louisiana is a moral issue.

3/13/2012

In the 1840s, Horace Mann, the great champion of public education, insisted that each and every Boston child – not just the wealthy or the talented – should learn how to draw.  Today, Boston is renewing this promise by reestablishing high quality arts education for all students as a core part of excellent schools.

3/13/2012

With barely 100 students, this patch of eastern Williamson County makes up a tiny piece of the "crazy-quilt pattern of small school districts" that, according to the Texas Supreme Court, blankets the state.

3/13/2012

Are teachers aware of their students' outside interests? Nearly 92 percent of Northwest (Texas) School District teachers think so. Only 28 percent of students agree, according to a survey both groups took last fall.

3/13/2012

Washoe County School Superintendent Heath Morrison is proposing bigger classes for high school students and using the last of several reserve funds to deal with a $40 million shortfall for the 2012-13 school year.

3/13/2012

One of the most important tasks for every Las Cruces (N.M.) Public School principal is building an annual budget for his or her school.

3/13/2012

Deborah Gist, Education Commissioner of Rhode Island said the many of Rhode Island high school students are not ready for college and she is working on ways to change that.

3/13/2012

As he asked a high-powered panel to help him chart the future of higher education in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday avoided any mention of the deep spending cuts he has advocated for the 18 state-supported universities in each of his first two years in office.

3/13/2012

Sal Khan is a math, science, and history teacher to millions of students, yet none have ever seen his face.

3/13/2012

Data Management Inc.’s wildly popular two-in-one sign-in and badging system, which normally retails for as low as $49, is now available for only $17.90. 

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3/12/2012

In order to help districts in various states across the country meet new requirements to make safety resources available to parents, PublicSchoolWORKS has developed the Parent InfoCenter. 

3/12/2012

ASCD’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, “A Collective Call to Action,” now features more than 80 new exhibitors, a new and expanded ASCD Center, and a new generation of speakers and sessions addressing timely topics of interest to educators of every level. 

3/12/2012

Academics’ Choice, which helps consumers find the most effective learning tools, has awarded Super Duper Publications' How? Fun Deck Mobile App its Smart Media Award.

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