K12 Headlines

8/21/2013

8/21/2013

With states weighing whether to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new analysis from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute compares the existing science standards of 38 states with the NGSS and exemplary standards from three other states.

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Webinar

September 4, 2013

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Webinar

September 11, 2013

8/21/2013

For the first time this year, the report cards Ohio uses to rate public schools will give schools letter grades based on how much a school closes the achievement gap between different groups of students.

8/21/2013

Virtual

October 2013

8/21/2013

Federal laws and regulations could save Pennsylvania school districts from having to turn over as much as $150 million that charter schools say they are owed.

8/21/2013

The Alabama Department of Education has begun taking small but meaningful steps toward encroaching on the right of church-based schools to operate free of government oversight, and it should stop dead in its tracks.

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October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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October 15-17, 2013

Philadelphia, Pa.

8/21/2013

From deep breathing exercises to flexible schedules and even recess at the high school level, schools are instituting programs to help students better handle their stressful lives.

8/21/2013

In a report issued Monday, Legal Aid of North Carolina blasted the disciplinary system in the Wake County Public School System, calling it a "school-to-prison pipeline."

8/21/2013

Parents in some rural Alabama counties are asking a federal court to block a new state law that gives tax breaks to families who transfer out of failing schools. They argue that their children aren't getting a fair shot at a quality education.

8/21/2013

The Evanston school superintendent who resigned unexpectedly last week after 13 years on the job will be paid severance of $175,000, school officials said.

8/21/2013

A state law requiring suicide awareness training in Ohio schools for the first time this year could help stem the tide of a “silent epidemic” that took her son’s life, state Rep. Marlene Anielski says.

8/21/2013

Only 13 schools in Metro Detroit — and 78 statewide — earned the highest rating possible on the state’s new reporting system for school performance, according to data from the state’s new accountability system for public schools.

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