K12 Headlines

7/10/2013

7/10/2013

City, county and school officials on Monday announced a combined capital plan that will bring $297 million in new and renovated schools to Huntsville, Madison and Madison County.

7/10/2013

This new book by author and researcher Robert J. Marzano and teacher-effectiveness expert Michael D. Toth lays out a framework for the “next generation” of teacher evaluation, including providing recommendations for using technology platforms to enable teacher collaboration.

7/10/2013

An insurance company currently providing coverage for the vast majority of Kansas school districts is refusing to renew coverage for schools permitting teachers and custodians to carry concealed firearms.

7/10/2013

Featuring an innovative new Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for instant and precise focusing of video as well as still images, the EOS 70D also provides outstanding image quality and performance thanks to its new 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Canon’s superb DIGIC 5+ Image Processor.

7/10/2013

Bridgewater Township has agreed to provide a second armed police officer for the high school at the district's expense, despite the recent comments against the idea by Gov. Chris Christie.

7/10/2013

Ball-Chatham Community Schools

Chatham, Ill.

7/10/2013

TurningPoint consolidates the company’s most popular products into one, simple interface for polling in PowerPoint® on both PC and Mac, polling in any application and self-paced polling.

7/10/2013

Schools are rethinking summer school this year in response to the state’s new third-grade reading guarantee.

7/10/2013

Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan outlined a hybrid proposal for countywide school operations to be run by existing intermediate school districts in a report to the chairmen of the House and Senate K-12 education appropriations committees.

7/10/2013

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

7/10/2013

The annual award recognizes governors who have demonstrated exemplary achievements and accomplishments in advancing public education.

7/10/2013

The nation's governors joined with state school chiefs and education experts to create a set of common benchmarks for student success that would indicate students' readiness for higher education, the military and good jobs post-high school.

7/10/2013

North Carolina Public Schools

Plymouth, N.C.

7/10/2013

The Philadelphia district has been in trouble for 10 years. But such dire financial straits could occur in any U.S. school district as the influence of charter schools mixed with funding cuts for traditional public schools combine for a perfect storm of financial distress.

7/9/2013

7/9/2013

The Irving Independent School District’s board of trustees named Debbie Cabrera as acting interim superintendent at a special meeting on Friday morning. This comes after Dr. Dana Bedden vacated the position last week.

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