Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:14pm
SAFARI Montage announced a new partnership with Knovation that will provide SAFARI Montage and netTrekker co-customers with Federated Search access to over 360,000 educator-curated, standards-aligned digital learning resources through the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:02pm
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. debuted the PureCharge family of iPad and iPad mini charging carts and stations, which will be available later this summer.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:58pm
Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. has introduced Core 36M, a 36-unit charging cart that is optimized for Chromebooks. The cart also supports most tablets, laptops/hybrids and ultrabooks used in K12 education environments.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:41pm
The Nevada Task Force on K-12 Public Education voted to recommend changing the funding formula for Nevada public schools. The recommendations ask the state to revise its current formula and allocate more money to ELL students, special needs students, and students who live in poverty.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:27pm
The St. Marys Area School District’s superintendent search has ended in compromise with the district’s board of directors naming an outside administrator to the position while also installing local candidates in assistant and interim roles. G. Brian Toth, the current superintendent of the Bellwood-Antis School District, will replace outgoing Superintendent Ann Kearney.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:05pm
Leading Edge Certification has launched its fourth certification. Professional Learning Leader is a six- to eight-week course that is delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online trainings.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 3:02pm
LocknCharge announced a new, compact Carrier 30 Cart. Expected to ship this fall, the portable, steel Carrier 30 Cart is compatible with iPad, Chromebook, tablet and laptop devices, enabling simultaneous charging of up to 30 devices.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:38pm
Springfield Public Schools, through collective bargaining with the Springfield National Education Association, will improve the stipend amounts for the 731 — or nearly 20 percent — of nearly 4,000 district employees who take on extra duties.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:36pm
State officials are still investigating allegations that Pasco School District officials used public money to advocate for a voter-approved $46.8 million bond, and a conclusion isn't likely until September at the earliest.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Sun, 06/29/2014 - 12:34pm
Some districts ban possession of such devices altogether while others allow students to bring them to school as long as they remain out of sight during the regular school day.