K12 Headlines

6/19/2013

6/19/2013

The rankings evaluate 500 gold medal public schools from the 2013 Best High Schools rankings, using Advanced Placement STEM test data for 2011 graduates as the benchmark. Of those schools, 250 earned a numerical rank for their STEM achievement.

6/19/2013

Four members of local unions, two of whom have students in Philly public schools, began a hunger strike early yesterday in front of Gov. Corbett's Center City field office.

6/19/2013

For the second year in a row, the Florida Board of Education may tweak the state’s accountability standards on the eve of the release of school grades.

6/19/2013

Students logging into the summer will receive live assistance from Wowzer’s tutors, allowing students to easily participate without additional teacher or parent oversight.

6/19/2013

Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Ariz.; Henry County Schools in McDonough, Ga.; and Grandview School District in Grandview, Wash. are the first three districts to adopt this new program. Conceptua will launch grades 3-5 curriculum units in a staged release over the next two school years.

6/19/2013

The Alabama Department of Education yesterday released the list of 78 "failing" schools where parents will be eligible for a state income tax credit to help send their child to a private school.

6/19/2013

Brownstone Academy

Houston, Texas

6/18/2013

6/18/2013

Superintendent Samuel King is rapidly moving forward with an ambitious plan to transform the school division by converting 10 existing schools into public charters and creating an open campus high school.

6/18/2013

Powered by the NeuLion TV Everywhere Platform, the new online destination will offer fans access to their favorite high school sports content like never before on multiple devices including PCs, smartphones and tablets.

6/18/2013

A lawyer for Atlanta Public Schools told the Georgia Supreme Court that the school district probably wouldn’t approve new charter schools unless they help pay off old an old pension debt.

6/18/2013

Ah Ram Kim is a 17-year-old high school student learning to read English at a first-grade level with the book "The Little Red Hen."

6/18/2013

The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system.

6/18/2013

Rachel Halliburton wanted to help her mother care for Rachel's 10 younger siblings. Madison Angelos had trouble focusing in a crowded classroom and was looking for time to train physically to enlist in the military.

6/18/2013

Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget includes no new education cuts and some new money, garnering some positive vibes from district officials struggling with tight budgets.

6/18/2013

One year ago, it was business as usual in Ohio’s biggest school district. Longtime Superintendent Gene Harris wasn’t going anywhere. The school board was busy prepping a levy for the fall ballot.

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