K12 Headlines

11/14/2013

11/14/2013

Two years after enacting the nation's most comprehensive set of education reforms, Indiana has jumped to near the head of the class in improvement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as the Nation's Report Card.

11/14/2013

New features include enhanced metadata, robust search tools, filters and improved title detail pages and menus to make finding a title easier. Users are now able to search for titles based on standardized reading level information such as Lexile, ATOS and Accelerated Reader scores.

11/14/2013

Tyler Incident Management gives Boston’s school and transportation administrators flexible access to record and manage all incidents that occur at schools or on the buses. Boston also plans to use Tyler Incident Management to track parent and school service complaints.

11/14/2013

Baltimore schools interim CEO Tisha Edwards announced a sweeping plan Tuesday that would close seven schools in June, including struggling programs that originally were slated to stay open and undergo renovations.

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The Atlanta-area school district purchased its first round of the portable Wi-Fi hotspots, which enable children to have access to essential academic and education resources on the Internet after they leave campus.

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It's encouraging that a national poll found that 76 percent of parents strongly or somewhat favor using public funds so all 4-year-olds in America can attend preschool.

11/14/2013

One final steel beam was lifted by crane Tuesday morning and placed on top of what will soon be the new Greenfield High School — a sign, to the people standing on the ground below, that the project continues to go as planned.

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Crystal Lake is just the latest example of municipal and academic leaders butting heads over school construction projects.

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The push is spearheaded by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a national organization seeking legislative support to add $75 billion over 10 years in federal funding for preschool education.

11/14/2013

The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual report cards Oct. 31, which show various types of information about Illinois public schools, ranging from test scores to spending per-student to demographics.

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Parents, teachers and administrators packed the auditorium at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket Tuesday to vent, saying the state's effort to raise standards has been dropped on their children too abruptly.

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Using data from colleges nationwide, the report found that 57 percent of the Arizona students who graduated from high school in 2005-06 went on to college, but only 19 percent graduated from a four-year institution within six years.

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Students who are failing in traditional schools turn to alternative schools to help them catch up on credits to graduate. If that’s not possible, the schools help students earn a general education diploma (GED), or an adult education diploma, or move on to a trade school or even to college.

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Technology provides students and teachers with the opportunity to access rich sources of academic content through both online and traditional classroom opportunities.

11/13/2013

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