K12 Headlines

6/19/2013

6/19/2013

The flipped learning model of instruction, while virtually unknown a few years ago, is gaining attention and adherents among teachers and administrators in American K-12 and postsecondary classrooms.

6/19/2013

ASCD has selected 25 educators from around the globe for its 2013 Emerging Leaders class. The Emerging Leaders program recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence programs, policy, and practice on both the local and national levels.

6/19/2013

The report, “Out of Sync: Many Common Core states have yet to define a Common Core-worthy diploma,” found that of the 45 states that have voluntarily adopted Common Core, only 11 have aligned their graduation requirements in mathematics with those standards.

6/19/2013

President Barack Obama recently applauded the commitment of NASSP (National Association of Secondary School Principals) to raising awareness and understanding of mental health issues and their impact on youth.

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.

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