K12 Headlines

11/19/2013

11/19/2013

Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

11/19/2013

The Shelter Oklahoma Schools endowment was established at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation following the May 2013 storms that impacted central Oklahoma.

11/19/2013

Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.

11/19/2013

Ron Walsh, the superintendent of the Elk Mound School District is the recipient of the 2014 Superintendent of the Year Award. Walsh has been with the district for 21 years.

11/19/2013

Former Greenville Public School District superintendent Harvey Franklin was sentenced to 76 months Wednesday for taking more than $270,000 in bribes to influence the school board to use the program.

11/18/2013

11/18/2013

Teen bullying victims now have a voice, thanks to a new partnership forged by One Call Now. The message notification provider recently signed Sibling Rivalry, a Magnolia, Texas group to be the official “spokesband” for their Safe School Helpline.

11/18/2013

Designed and configured in partnership with Atlantic Computing Technology Corp., the new Wi-Fi infrastructure simplifies network management and empowers teachers and students to fully leverage technology such as iPads and Apple TVs in a dynamic learning environment.

11/18/2013

With the renewed interest and necessity of college and career readiness offerings, districts are searching for a partner that can help their students and support their administrations’ goals.

11/18/2013

Fold ‘N Go™ is Old El Paso®’s first breakfast item for K-12 foodservice; each pouch has eight grams of protein, two grams of fiber and 10 percent of the daily value of calcium.

11/18/2013

Once seen as sexist and outdated, the all-male educational model had been resurrected to serve New York City's poorest boys, a group feared to be more likely to go to prison than college.

11/18/2013

Hudson County schools were shortchanged more than $400 million in state aid in the past five years, according to a study by the Education Law Center.

11/18/2013

Five Syracuse schools will have more time to teach their children next year, and they will get help from national experts on how to use that extra time.

11/18/2013

Dallas ISD is exploring ways to reopen several schools that were closed over the past two years in a cost-saving move.

11/18/2013

The question put to jurors today is was architect Tony Pope a criminal or a sloppy record keeper? The evidence is in and prosecutors and defenses attorneys are making their closing arguments today to the jurors hearing the racketeering and theft trial against Pope and his ex-wife Pat Reid, the former chief operating officers for DeKalb County Schools.

11/18/2013

Electronic cigarette use doubled among U.S. middle school students from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012, health officials say.

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