K12 Headlines

6/26/2013

6/26/2013

School districts in North Alabama can move forward with plans to renovate and rebuild schools affected by BRAC.

6/26/2013

Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by city homeowners still will be lower than in all but a few suburbs, new data obtained by the Tribune show.

6/26/2013

November 14-17, 2013

Hartford, Conn.

6/26/2013

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

6/26/2013

York School Department

York, Maine

6/26/2013

Oakland residents, particularly parents of students in Oakland public schools and elected board of education officials, will have a lot more responsibility about the education being delivered in Oakland schools starting this September than they have for the past three decades.

6/26/2013

Arthur Williams has been selected as the new Jefferson Elementary STEM School principal. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Williams will officially assume his new position at the Winona, Minn. school on August 1. 

6/26/2013

October 29-November 2, 2013

Anaheim, Calif.

6/26/2013

February 13-17, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

6/26/2013

The Midland Park (N.J.) schools Board of Education named Eurico Antunes to the district’s new position of technology and data coordinator. According to schools Superintendent Dr. Marie C. Cirasella, the position was created to meet the increasing demands the state has put on school districts for data reporting.

6/25/2013

6/25/2013

Increasingly, states are giving students the right to decide whether they want to dissect animals. Eleven states now have dissection choice laws enabling students to decide whether they want to dissect a frog or fetal pig.

6/25/2013

The doors are not yet open for students in the unaccredited Kansas City school district to transfer to neighboring accredited districts.

6/25/2013

As school districts rush to adopt learning-management systems, some privacy advocates warn that educators may be embracing the bells and whistles before mastering fundamentals like data security and privacy.

6/25/2013

Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they enter the workforce.

6/25/2013

Microsoft is launching a “Bing for Schools” program that is tailored for K-12 students by “removing all advertisements from search results, enhancing privacy protections and the filtering of adult content.”

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