K12 Headlines

1/9/2014

1/9/2014

A motion for the allocation of funds for the design and construction of three schools did not pass after heated discussions about costs, design process and county input.

1/9/2014

The 138 men and women from all corners of Kentucky have a unique opportunity to enact dramatic changes for the betterment of this state as they begin their work with the chief priority being to adopt a new, two-year state budget.

1/9/2014

The wide-ranging series of guidelines issued Wednesday in essence tells schools that they must adhere to the principle of fairness and equity in student discipline or face strong action if they don't.

1/9/2014

Under the new system, the school department will generate a list of at least six choices for each family based on their home address with a bias toward local schools.

1/9/2014

The vexing question of whether to cancel school is made more complex as a tough winter wears on and districts begin to use up the number of days they have set aside for bad weather.

1/9/2014

When North Bennington residents voted to shutter their public school, it wasn’t because of rising teacher pay or declining test scores.

1/9/2014

11 days after the heating unit died, Columbia experienced record low temperatures. The temperatures inside the building have been reported as low as 55 degrees.

1/9/2014

Several years ago, the Hemet Unified School District re-drew some of its boundaries because of budget cuts, which meant about 100 kids who would have gone to Winchester Elementary, instead went to Harmony Elementary.

1/9/2014

Although none of the curricula under consideration was developed by Planned Parenthood, the expert’s connection to the reproductive-health organization riled many parents and community members who filled the room.

1/9/2014

ASCD’s Instagram profile will show educators worldwide a behind-the-scenes look at ASCD, while providing free motivation and professional development through pictures and videos.

1/8/2014

1/8/2014

February 13-17, 2014

Chicago, Illinois

1/8/2014

IBM has released its annual "5 in 5" list of predictions about technological innovations that will change the way we live in the next five years, with the theme being cognitive advances in computing that help machines "learn" how to better serve us.

1/8/2014

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee has a big request of state lawmakers this year—to spend $30 million on technology to help all public school buildings across the state go wireless. As online tools have increasingly become part of instruction, committee members want students to be able to use mobile technology anywhere in a school building.

1/8/2014

The John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University in Illinois will cost an estimated $2.3 million a year to operate. The STEM school, which will serve 200 third- to eighth-grade students from East Aurora, West Aurora, Oswego 308 and Indian Prairie 204, will focus on STEM education.

1/8/2014

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

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