K12 Headlines

2/18/2014

2/18/2014

Last month, Maryland tackled the widespread injustice of overly harsh discipline policies in our schools but too many schools still use severe and ineffective practices to address student misbehavior.

2/18/2014

The Chatham County Board of Education chose interim superintendent Derrick Jordan to be the system’s permanent leader by a unanimous vote.

2/18/2014

With continuing research into teen “body clocks,” Milwaukee educators are questioning whether early high school start times make sense.

2/18/2014

In Columbia, Mo., a policy in the Cape Girardeau district that makes parents responsible for their children's truancy appears to be having some impact.

2/18/2014

If further studies replicate the finding, neurofeedback provided in local public schools to children with ADHD as part of special education services may be beneficial.

2/18/2014

The K12 digital content and professional development provider will host this second annual event focusing on implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers.

2/18/2014

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America will showcase new displays, projectors and software to provide technology solutions for education and other industries.

2/18/2014

Superintendent William Hite, seeking to demonstrate that the District is moving forward despite profound financial woes, has released an updated, 42-page “action plan” for improving city schools.

2/18/2014

The Baltimore board is expected to announce today that Gregory E. Thornton will be the next CEO of the city school system.

2/14/2014

2/14/2014

Social media was abuzz over the revelation that John Huppenthal, the state’s superintendent of public instruction, made an automated call to families promoting a program that uses taxpayer dollars to send kids to private school.

2/14/2014

The new Success Highways Resiliency Assessments, geared for grades 3-5, enable educators to identify social-emotional factors that affect student performance.

2/14/2014

In an effort to expand arts education for all K8 students, 14 cities and school districts have now joined a program linking local arts groups with nearby schools to improve programs amid strained budgets.

2/14/2014

Parents who are growing weary from a seemingly endless barrage of appeals for money from their children's schools have an unlikely ally: the $1.4 billion school fundraising industry.

2/14/2014

A stunning 44 school shootings have claimed 28 lives since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School shook the nation.

2/14/2014

Chancellor Carmen Farina clarified that a big part of the decision to keep schools open comes down to the fact that if schools are closed, many children don't eat.

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