K12 Headlines

7/29/2013

7/29/2013

The new content was created to further address learning styles initiated within the common core and will enhance the conceptual learning styles currently found in Ascend Math.

7/29/2013

The idea that teachers have the summer off is something of a myth: many are spending their summer writing curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards, taking classes, and working with students.

7/29/2013

ADTRAN’s UC platform provides MCSS with more effective and efficient communications and helps administrators, teachers, parents and students build a stronger, more collaborative educational environment.

7/29/2013

Generation Ready is one of the nation’s largest providers of teacher and school leader professional development services, through partnerships with districts, schools and state departments of education.

7/29/2013

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will receive 31,000 free iPads this school year under a new $30 million program launched by the district. But that's only the initial phase of the program.

7/29/2013

Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted late starts around 8:30 a.m. to improve attendance and performance.

7/29/2013

In a meeting that saw residents vow to fight for justice and educators fight back tears, the Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency board voted to reassign the 2,200 students who attended the Inkster public schools district to four nearby districts.

7/29/2013

Although the 200 schools run by the Defense Department plan to make the start of the year as smooth as possible, students will be out of school for five days between the start of classes and Sept. 21 because of employee furloughs.

7/29/2013

Dozens of Hoboken parents who registered their 3- and 4-year-olds for pre-kindergarten in the city's public school system were surprised to receive a notice in the mail that said their kids have been placed on a waiting list.

7/29/2013

Group started by powerful Local School Councils on the North Side has been demanding that CPS reinstate spending for programs like art, music and world language.

7/29/2013

At the beginning of the Obama administration, there was major hope from Indian education advocates that Native-friendly policies could be enacted that would shift the federal focus from rigid criteria-based testing to making sure Indian students were actually succeeding in culturally relevant ways.

7/29/2013

The debate about New Orleans education reform typically focuses on standardized tests, accountability and teacher assessment. But a panel Thursday highlighted an element that gets less notice in the world at large.

7/29/2013

The deficit has the district considering a new federal program that would require it to serve free lunches and breakfasts to every student, regardless of income, to possibly lose less money.

7/29/2013

With public skepticism growing about the validity of Florida’s A-to-F grading system, the dominant question has become: Are public schools really failing, or is it the state’s letter-grade system that deserves an F?

7/29/2013

Ohio students who are home-schooled or who attend a private school will have the right to participate in extracurricular activities – from sports to marching band to the debate club – at their local public schools starting this fall.

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