News Update

Will the Student Success Act Ensure Success for All?

When H.R. 3989, the Student Success Act, reached the House floor in late February, the controversy surrounding it followed.

New Software Helps Manage Food Allergies

One Colorado district adopted a software system that details the ingredients of every meal served at every school.

Mo. District Cannot Censor LGBT Web Sites, Court Rules

District says that its intent was to abide by the guidelines set forth by the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

U.S. Follows Global Trend to RESPECT Teachers

Duncan announces a new competitive grant to show teachers a little respect.

People Watch

Fundraisers Fuel the New Tech Network Schools

Communities, not schools, fund the New Tech Network.

Social Media Takes on Fundraising

Move over Groupon and Living Social; Schoola is the newest deal-of-the-day Web site, and its mission is to help schools raise money.

She’s Back: Rhee Organization Pushes Legislative Reforms

Rhee’s grassroots organization, StudentsFirst, is ready to persuade state legislators to reform K12 education.

FCC Issues Mandate to All Two-Way Radio Users

More than 50 percent of call signs still need to be narrowbanded to meet compliance by Jan. 1, 2013.

Climate Change Is the New Evolution Debate

The decision to include this discussion in the curriculum and how to tackle it has been largely left to states and individual districts.

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