Syndicate content k-12 education - Google News
Google News
Updated: 15 min 40 sec ago

Eight K-12 Tech-Ed Tools to Look Ou... - Education World

Fri, 2015-01-30 16:00

Eight K-12 Tech-Ed Tools to Look Ou...
Education World
So Roger Riddell in an article on EducationDive.com, which highlights eight K-12 technological tools teachers should watch out for in 2015. "From digital textbooks and platforms that make teaching often-complex STEM subjects simpler to deep data ...

Ames sees 2 percent decrease in K-12 enrollment - Ames Tribune

Fri, 2015-01-30 14:20

DesMoinesRegister.com

Ames sees 2 percent decrease in K-12 enrollment
Ames Tribune
Terry Branstad has proposed a 1.25 percent increase for K-12 education funding next year, which Taylor said “doesn't really even cover the cost of inflationary effects on our fixed costs.” “Right now, there's the potential for nearly $700,000 in cuts ...
Iowa K-12 school enrollment increases fourth straight yearWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Cownie: Education funding can't be 'blank check'DesMoinesRegister.com

all 30 news articles »

West County families encouraged to attend free K-12 education fair in Richmond ... - Richmond Standard

Fri, 2015-01-30 12:20

Richmond Standard

West County families encouraged to attend free K-12 education fair in Richmond ...
Richmond Standard
The community is encouraged to attend a free education fair on Feb. 7 where families can learn about quality K-12 education options for their children. The second annual West Contra Costa County Education Fair will run from noon to 3 p.m. at the Nevin ...

Coursera, K12, Inc. Make Bold Moves To Drive Learning - Forbes

Thu, 2015-01-29 12:18

Coursera, K12, Inc. Make Bold Moves To Drive Learning
Forbes
K12, Inc. similarly stormed through the early 2000s by bringing online learning to the world of K-12 education and went public in 2007. The then-billion-dollar company was flying high—until people became nervous about some of its academic results and ...

8 K-12 tech tools to watch in 2015 - Education Dive

Thu, 2015-01-29 10:52

Education Dive

8 K-12 tech tools to watch in 2015
Education Dive
In December, Books That Grow was among three winners in the education category of Verizon's 2014 Powerful Answers Awards. A final selection for the top prize of $1 million was set for Jan. 27 but postponed due to Winter Storm Juno, but is expected to ...

Column: Fund K-12 before free community college - Arizona Daily Wildcat

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:39

NPR

Column: Fund K-12 before free community college
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Every child deserves a proper education. Helping young adults who struggle with tuition and middle-aged parents who want a better life is a fantastic idea, but we should be ensuring the education of future generations first. If we don't take care of K ...
Can President Obama Make Equal Access Headway?Huffington Post (blog)
Could Free Community College Change Norms Like Welfare Reform Did?Brookings Institution

all 47 news articles »

Walker plans to keep K-12 funding 'largely intact' - Education Week News

Thu, 2015-01-29 09:30

WUWM

Walker plans to keep K-12 funding 'largely intact'
Education Week News
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he plans to keep funding for Wisconsin's public schools "largely intact" in the state budget he will release next week, even if he's proposing cutting $300 million in funding for the ...
Gov. Scott Walker to UW faculty: Consider teaching one more class per semesterMadison.com
Governor Walker Has Storied History of Slashing Public EducationWUWM
UW System president 'frustrated' by Scott Walker's comments on facultyBeaver Dam Daily Citizen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
all 514 news articles »

Editorial: Invest more in K-12 education - UI The Daily Iowan

Thu, 2015-01-29 03:58

Editorial: Invest more in K-12 education
UI The Daily Iowan
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is just a year away from being the longest serving governor in U.S. history. Over the course of his six terms, overspending hasn't been a problem. Fiscal conservativism has been the administration's method of operation since ...

and more »

Redesign Target: Kansas K-12 Education - Hutchinson News

Wed, 2015-01-28 19:01

Hutchinson News

Redesign Target: Kansas K-12 Education
Hutchinson News
Nearly 100 people with a vested interest in K-12 schools – educators, administrators and school board members; business leaders; and students – gathered Wednesday afternoon at ESSDACK, 1500 E. 11th Ave., to consider the redesign of education.

Speaker Boehner Supports Annual Tests in NCLB Renewal - Education Week News (blog)

Wed, 2015-01-28 16:29

Speaker Boehner Supports Annual Tests in NCLB Renewal
Education Week News (blog)
Now it looks like he'll have support for that approach from Rep. John A. Boehner, the Speaker of the House. Boehner was an architect of the original NCLB law when he served as chairman of the House education committee back in 2001. The "Speaker ...

How "Backpack Funding" is Revolutionizing K-12 Education and School Choice - Reason (blog)

Wed, 2015-01-28 08:23

Reason (blog)

How "Backpack Funding" is Revolutionizing K-12 Education and School Choice
Reason (blog)
Yet one of the best ideas to radically improve K-12 education in America is so small, it can fit into the backpack of the tiniest first grader. It's called weighted student formula, or backpack funding. Here's how backpack funding works. Instead of ...

and more »

SunGard K-12 Education Announces Koa Hills Consulting as Premier ... - Press Release Rocket

Wed, 2015-01-28 07:49

SunGard K-12 Education Announces Koa Hills Consulting as Premier ...
Press Release Rocket
Leading software and technical services provider SunGard K-12 Education has selected Koa Hills Consulting as a premier provider for consulting services for its BusinessPLUS solution. The relationship extends the software solution company's already ...

and more »

SunGard K-12 Education Announces Koa Hills Consulting as Premier ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Wed, 2015-01-28 07:09

SunGard K-12 Education Announces Koa Hills Consulting as Premier ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Leading software and technical services provider SunGard K-12 Education has selected Koa Hills Consulting as a premier provider for consulting services for its BusinessPLUS solution. The relationship extends the software solution company's already ...

K-12 Gets Short Shrift in State of the Union Speech - Education Week News

Tue, 2015-01-27 19:00

K-12 Gets Short Shrift in State of the Union Speech
Education Week News
In one of his few nods to K-12 education, President Obama played up the progress that he says the nation has made through education redesign: "Our younger students have earned the highest math and reading scores on record. Our high school graduation ...

UNC System, public education leaders team up to help K-12 students prepare ... - WTVD-TV

Tue, 2015-01-27 18:02

WTVD-TV

UNC System, public education leaders team up to help K-12 students prepare ...
WTVD-TV
UNC System, public education leaders team up to help K-12 students prepare for college. UNC System, public education leaders team up to help K-12 students. The UNC Board of Governors met Tuesday to consider solutions to what many call a crisis in the ...
Fewer people want to be teachers; NC education leaders look for solutionsWRAL.com
Gov. Pat McCrory, Board of Governors tout education reformThe Daily Tar Heel

all 70 news articles »

Eighth annual forum engages K-12 education, research and commerce - ND Newswire

Mon, 2015-01-26 14:58

ND Newswire

Eighth annual forum engages K-12 education, research and commerce
ND Newswire
Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and research professionals will come together with representatives from commerce for the eighth annual Collaborating for Education and Research Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday ...

Florida education commissioner names new K-12 chancellor from Alachua County - Tampabay.com (blog)

Mon, 2015-01-26 11:31

Florida education commissioner names new K-12 chancellor from Alachua County
Tampabay.com (blog)
Florida education commissioner Pam Stewart has named Hershel Lyons, deputy superintendent of Alachua County schools, as the state's new K-12 chancellor. Lyons replaces Stewart, who held the job before becoming commissioner and continued to do the ...
Pam Stewart Names Hershel Lyons K-12 ChancellorSunshine State News (blog)
Lyons named K-12 public school chancellorWCJB
Hershel Lyons named to state schools postGainesville Sun

all 4 news articles »

Rural Williston school district plans to expand to K-12 - Education Week News

Mon, 2015-01-26 08:56

Rural Williston school district plans to expand to K-12
Education Week News
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A school district serving rural areas around Williston plans to transition to a K-12 district within four years. District No. 8 currently has grades kindergarten through eight. The Williston Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1yY9xMb ...

and more »

Editorial: Education accounting - Lawrence Journal World

Mon, 2015-01-26 01:05

Editorial: Education accounting
Lawrence Journal World
The governor has claimed that his K-12 funding recommendation for next year is almost equal to the current year's funding, but a new analysis by the Kansas Department of Education explains how that claim is somewhat deceiving. Even though the governor ...

and more »

Editorial: Education accounting - Lawrence Journal World

Sun, 2015-01-25 19:07

Editorial: Education accounting
Lawrence Journal World
The governor has claimed that his K-12 funding recommendation for next year is almost equal to the current year's funding, but a new analysis by the Kansas Department of Education explains how that claim is somewhat deceiving. Even though the governor ...

and more »