K12 Headlines

1/22/2014

1/22/2014

I can think of a million reasons the expansion of Chicago charters should be put on hold. For starters, the more money the mayor spends building new charters, the less money he has for existing schools that are already so broke they're worried about paying for toilet paper.

1/22/2014

This paper is part of a series investigating the implementation of competency education. Its purpose is to explore how districts and schools can redesign grading systems to best help students excel in academics and gain the skills needed to be successful in college, the community and the workplace.

1/22/2014

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

1/22/2014

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

1/21/2014

1/21/2014

The program provides elementary school students access to personalized reading instruction that is proven to accelerate the development of foundational reading skills and comprehension.

1/21/2014

As the district continues to grow, attendance areas will evolve to meet the needs of families and manage facility capacity. GuideK12 allows administrators to create scenarios on an interactive map and instantly understand the impact of each proposal.

1/21/2014

The HDCP-compliant Annotator 300 includes HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, a universal analog video input, and three simultaneous outputs including two HDMI and a DTP 230 twisted pair output.

1/21/2014

Offering versatile mounting options for a quick and easy one-for-one replacement of up to 400-watt HID fixtures and multi-lamp fluorescent high bay luminaires, the CXB High Bay luminaire simplifies installation and reduces labor costs during its 70,000-hour rated lifetime.

1/21/2014

Two people with ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel could be among those to benefit from new, publicly financed charter schools up for approval this week by Chicago Public Schools officials.

1/21/2014

Maryland schools will be scrambling to make $100 million in technological and other upgrades to give new state tests aligned with the Common Core standards next year, according to a report to the legislature by the Maryland State Department of Education.

1/21/2014

Compared with kids who use cash in school cafeterias, kids who use debit cards seem to make more unhealthful eating choices, finds Brian Wansink, a behavioral economist at Cornell University.

1/21/2014

Houston ISD officials have voted to ban several school mascots because some believe they're offensive. That decision will directly impact four different schools.

1/21/2014

In some states, districts have abandoned plans to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and instead hold classes to make up for time lost during the recent record-setting spate of winter storms.

1/21/2014

A decline in the number of black teachers in Boston public schools has put the city in violation of a federal court order, prompting officials to step up efforts to recruit and retain teachers of color.

1/21/2014

Georgia’s 180 public school districts have not only managed to keep on going as state legislators and governors cut billions of dollars in public school funding since 2002, they’ve actually managed to raise student achievement scores. But many school systems are at a breaking point, say a growing chorus of administrators and parents.

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