K12 Headlines

8/5/2013

8/5/2013

Tony Bennett’s resignation from the state superintendent seat in Florida could have repercussions for the broader education reform movement, including the trendy policy of grading schools on an A-F scale.

8/5/2013

With Lexia bringing greater breadth to Rosetta Stone’s K–12 Education business, the company plans to leverage Lexia’s expertise in children’s reading to deepen its engagement with schools and take its digital literacy solutions to young learners in the consumer market, both in the United States and internationally.

8/5/2013

Under the collaboration, these non-profit organizations will work together to create new and innovative educational resources and utilize JFI's national network of teachers and Veteran volunteers to deliver the educational content into classrooms across the country while garnering public support and awareness for the effort.

8/5/2013

The comprehensive e-learning platform and award-winning learning network and community have teamed up to deliver the latest tools in social networking, online collaboration and strategic planning to Ohio's teachers and educators.

8/5/2013

When the Missouri Supreme Court upheld a law in June allowing students from failing school districts to transfer to good ones, Harriett Gladney saw a path to a better education for her 9-year-old daughter.

8/5/2013

School districts and charter schools were put on notice this week: Be ready for an audit of how you handle donations, fundraising and advertising for sports, clubs and other activities.

8/5/2013

The Durham school board has issued a letter of reprimand to Superintendent Eric Becoats for hiring a school activity bus and driver in June to take friends and family members to private events, including a trip to the mall.

8/5/2013

Some former participants and academics, among others, have recently accused the Peace Corps-like organization of taking sides in the education policy wars.

8/5/2013

New filings in a major special education lawsuit allege that New Orleans schools still struggle to educate students with disabilities almost three years after the start of the case and almost eight years into a nationally unprecedented decentralization of the city's school system.

8/5/2013

Some Democratic leaders and the state teachers union have begun calling for a return to an elected education commissioner.

8/5/2013

Maine education commissioner Stephen Bowen reaffirmed his commitment to reforms embraced by Tony Bennett, who has influenced Gov. Paul LePage's administration's education policy.

8/5/2013

Superintendent John Huppenthal says upward trend of the percentage of students passing could be better if there were more resources.

8/5/2013

The firing of a gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Glendora after he married his partner and photos of the wedding were published in a local newspaper has sparked an online petition.

8/2/2013

8/2/2013

Patti Fields, a member of the Iowa City School Board, is among 20 Iowans tapped by the Legislature to serve on a state commission to aid in the implementation of new education-reform law.

8/2/2013

I had a teacher in high school who used to reference this quote, “A ‘smart’ person learns from their mistakes without having to make them over and over. An ‘educated’ person, however, learns from the mistakes of others and never has to make them at all.” However, some problems will take more than education to fix.

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