K12 Headlines

7/3/2013

7/3/2013

Washington voters have decided they want to add charter schools to the education mix in the state, and the three largest districts are taking different approaches to the question: What should charter schools mean to our community?

7/3/2013

Knox (Ind.) Community School Corp. will roll out Standard for Success' online, customizable educator evaluation software program in three schools in the fall. The program will help the district, which has 108 teachers, meet the requirements of the Indiana Department of Education’s stringent teacher and principal evaluation model.

7/3/2013

Fort Bend ISD

Sugar Land, Texas

7/3/2013

While data analytics have been around for quite some time, what’s new is the increasing capacity for enterprises and governments to analyze and use this information to innovate and improve the outcomes of everyday life.

7/3/2013

One of the most exciting projects to be funded by the Minnesota sales-tax extension is a new Career Technical Education Center at Heintz—aka C-TECH. The city of Rochester is investing $6.5 million for a new, state-of-the-art facility where Rochester public schools and Rochester Community and Technical College, MnSCU and the local business community will team up to offer vocational training to high school students from Rochester and the surrounding region.

7/3/2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools are among dozens of American school districts that have redesigned summer school in recent years in an effort to combat summer learning loss.

7/3/2013

A city-wide effort to help transition closed Chicago Public Schools to new "welcoming schools" began Monday.

7/3/2013

One in ten Rhode Island schools are being targeted for intense interventions aimed at increasing student achievement levels over the next several years, according to data released Tuesday by the R.I. Department of Education.

7/3/2013

The largest potential savings to Columbus City Schools’ transportation operation — getting someone else to pay for busing charter-school students — was dropped from a final report discussed Monday by a subcommittee of Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s education commission.

7/3/2013

Itasca School District 10

Itasca, Ill.

7/3/2013

The Copperas Cove (Texas) Independent School District's board of trustees voted this month to approve a long-term technology plan, which lays out a road map to bolster and improve the availability and use of technology over the next three years.

7/3/2013

After decades of failed attempts, the Upper Bucks Technical School in Bedminster Township will receive about $23 million to renovate the nearly 50-year-old facility. But it almost didn't happen. It took an emergency cell phone call to secure the required amount of votes after the first vote failed.



7/3/2013

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has appointed Gregory Smith as the association’s new chief technology officer (CTO).

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February 13-17, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

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