K12 Headlines

1/2/2012

1/2/2012

AMX, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, announced the scheduled immediate availability of the Enova DVX-3150HD All-In-One Presentation Switcher.

1/2/2012

Delivering unmatched reliability and quality, flexibility and the lowest cost of ownership on the market, Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group is introducing its new Installation Series projectors.

1/2/2012

LinkIt!, the data-driven education technology company, announced that they have been selected by Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission to implement a strategic data-driven instruction and evaluation system.

1/2/2012

School Improvement Network has added yet another tool to its professional development platform, PD 360. The new addition, My Portfolio, is a groundbreaking function that gives educators the opportunity to create, share, and implement personalized professional learning plans.

1/2/2012

During her first six years of teaching in this city’s struggling schools, Tiffany Johnson got a series of small raises that brought her annual salary to $63,000, from about $50,000. This year, her seventh, Ms. Johnson earns $87,000.

1/2/2012

Six suburban school districts were disappointed by a Jackson County judge’s decision Friday against temporarily halting the transfer of students from the unaccredited Kansas City Public Schools to outlying districts.

1/2/2012

A year ago at this time, a spirit of revolution was in the air around the Cobb school board.

1/2/2012

We may finally get some answers as to what's been going on inside the DeKalb County School System over the years.

1/2/2012

When Connecticut teacher Larry Shortell talks with his students about cultures and traditions in other countries, he can do more than check a textbook for background. He can consult his own memories gathered in trips to all 50 states, more than 80 nations and every continent.

1/2/2012

One of the many reasons that people have lost trust in our nation's economic and political system is the inequality of economic opportunities afforded to our citizens.

1/2/2012

It was the year of the test cheating scandal.

1/2/2012

Plans for a new teacher rating system for New York City schools that would include measures of student performance—a hallmark of national education reform efforts—were dealt a setback on Friday after negotiations broke down between the city and the teachers union.

The failure to reach an agreement before a year-end deadline had an immediate, if minimal, effect: The state suspended a program to funnel nearly $60 million in federal funds to the city to improve a small number of troubled schools. The money represents less than 0.3% of the Department of Education's annual budget.

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

Blackboard announced that Blackboard Connect 5, the latest release of its leading mass notification service, has reached an important milestone: after just 90 days in the marketplace, the service now serves clients representing more than 1 million community members.

12/23/2011

Follett Software Company released Destiny 10.0, featuring more than 50 new enhancements and features designed for the 21st century learner, including the eagerly anticipated Destiny Quest Mobile App providing users 24/7 mobile access to their school library.

12/23/2011

Games-based learning app provides anytime, anywhere fundamentals and algebra practice for students and adults.

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