State education officials originally had estimated that 10 percent of teachers would be rated "highly effective," but that number was revised to 20 percent, increasing the cost of the measure.
About 1,000 school finance officers are tackling issues from funding formulas to passing bond referenda at an international gathering in Florida.
The Florida Supreme Court's decision means that the federal lawsuit by Florida Virtual School against K12's Florida Virtual Academy can continue.
A researcher says it doesn't really pay for districts to get into the business of selling advertising or granting exclusive vending agreements.
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
A Microsoft official pledges that the company, in acquiring the developer of Minecraft, will "nurture and grow" the enormously popular video game.
Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.
The board of Pennsylvania's Agora Cyber Charter School has decided to bring management in-house and change technology vendors for parts of its contract with K12 Inc.
MIT and Harvard University's online-learning platform edX entered the K-12 arena this week with the release of 26 MOOCs targeted at high school students.
The U.S.-based technology giant may be seeking to purchase the company that created the wildly popular game Minecraft, which has become a hit among children, adults, and some teachers who weave it into instruction.