K12 Headlines

2/9/2015

2/9/2015

Apperson introduced Evo Social-Emotional, a social and emotional learning assessment system developed with Devereux allowing educators and parents to rate the frequency of student behavior over time to screen and monitor the progress of students’ skill development.

2/9/2015

Starting next fall, all schools in the Waterbury School District will be honoring two of the Muslim religion’s most holy days by not scheduling tests, field trips or major school events on those days.

2/9/2015

Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children.

2/9/2015

There are nearly 600 employees who must pay back about $360,000 in bonuses they received for the 2010-11 school year because their schools appeared to be hitting their academic targets. Instead, administrators at nine school buildings that received bonuses had cheated by purging the test scores of their lowest-performing students from the district’s computer system.

2/9/2015

School officials violated a former student's civil rights by failing to protect him from bullies who targeted him due to his disabilities and because he is Jewish, his parents allege in a recently filed lawsuit.

2/9/2015

Bay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.

2/9/2015

It’s hard enough to pull away from addiction when you’re an adult. How do you do it as an adolescent — when you’re not yet fully formed, and your friends are everything?

2/9/2015

In the little more than a year since Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed her to lead the city’s Education Department, Ms. Fariña has presided over a methodical dismantling of the policies of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s first and last chancellors, Joel I. Klein and Dennis M. Walcott.

2/9/2015

The bill's sponsor, Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, R-Gilbert, said the intent is for schools to save money on energy costs and to avoid having students and staff in class during the hot and humid monsoon season.

2/9/2015

A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.

2/9/2015

The legislation would create a pilot charter program in Louisville and Lexington. It would allow up to five charter schools in each city, targeting lower-income students who attend a failing school.

2/6/2015

2/6/2015

The California school district's school board voted 3-2 to oust Superintendent Mark Sutton during a special board meeting. Board members did not discuss why Sutton was dismissed, though many suspected longtime tensions with a board member were the reason.

2/6/2015

The Alabama Department of Education released the latest list of "failing" schools where families are eligible to transfer to a different public school or receive a tax credit to help pay for private school. This year, a total of 66 schools made the failing list, down from 76 in 2014 and 78 in 2013.

2/6/2015

Follett Corporation has invested in Vocabulary.com, a global online adaptive learning platform that takes a personalized approach toward driving vocabulary proficiency and literacy development.

2/6/2015

The Bloomfield School District Board of Education has selected Kim Mizell to succeed Joe Rasor as the district's next superintendent. Mizell is currently the executive director of Northwest Regional Education Center No. 2, which provides support programs for school districts.

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