K-12 Technology News

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118-Year-Old Distance Ed School Goes Online

The American School will now offer complete high school programs that students can take online, in addition to its paper-based courses.

PC Market Continues Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

OK District Puts Video Surveillance into 4 Schools

A school district in Oklahoma has gone public with its implementation of video surveillance, which it put in place after mopping up from vandalism that cost between $20,000 and $30,000.

Baltimore County Schools Upgrades Network To Support Mobile Learning

Baltimore County Public Schools has implemented a new wireless network districtwide to support its mobile learning objectives.

New Fellowship Aims To Help Superintendents Implement Personalized Learning

The Lexington Institute is a public policy think tank that focuses on issues dealing with the intersection of technology and education, national security and energy.

New Canon Projector Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

iNACOL To Host Free Webinar on Hybrid Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.

Ed Advocates Chime in Hot and Cold on No Child Left Behind Rewrite

As the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) began markup of the Every Child Achieves Act today, education advocacy groups are making their thoughts on the proposed legislation known.

New PD Program Planned for Teacher-Leaders in SC District

The Greenville County Schools in Greenville, SC will introduce a new professional development program in 10 of its schools later this year.

New Swivl Function Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

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