Your code looks OK, there is no "datetime" field - the correct type is "date" and it holds information about both date and time portions.
The build-in DataSource parser uses kendo.parseDate
//returns Sun Mar 07 2010 14:44:07 GMT+0200 (FLE Standard Time)
Could you please check my test page
and let me know what I am missing?
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