K12 Headlines

4/3/2013

4/3/2013

A sweeping overhaul to how Colorado funds schools has won final approval in the state Senate on a party-line vote.

4/3/2013

The Center will create a portfolio of digital learning projects to enhance student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

4/2/2013

4/2/2013

If you're in a canoe that's got a hole letting in water, do you throw the other passenger overboard who is helping you row, or do you just patch the hole and keep rowing?

4/2/2013

As an advocate of music in schools and an encouraging supporter of the students in Woodstown High School, a local principal received the New Jersey Musical Educator Association Administrators Award.

4/2/2013

Cross Street Intermediate School Principal Christopher Montini was hired as the new assistant superintendent by the Board of Education on Tuesday.

4/2/2013

Designed for educators, instructional designers, and curriculum developers, SoftChalk Cloud provides an easy way to create and manage engaging, media-rich learning content.

4/2/2013

David Goodin came to Connellsville Area School District (Pa.) as superintendent in 2008 thinking he could change academics and administrative operations. About two-and-a-half years into his three-year contract, change did happen — with his departure.

4/2/2013

Lawmakers in North Dakota, Arkansas and Texas are now pushing bills that would defund comprehensive sex education programs for at-risk teenagers.

4/2/2013

A new charter school bill gets its first committee hearing Monday in Tallahassee.

4/2/2013

A lawyer for two Atlanta teachers accused in one of the nation's largest test-cheating scandals says they are about to turn themselves in.

4/2/2013

An in-depth state report on Camden's schools "in crisis" laid out several recommendations in August, including hiring a superintendent who could transform the district. But just as the Camden Board of Education had narrowed its search to three candidates last week, the process came to a halt when Gov. Christie announced a full state takeover of Camden schools.

4/2/2013

Nearly $2 billion in federal funding is being trimmed from public schools across the country - part of the budget sequester that went into effect a month ago. It's schools in military communities, however, that are especially hard hit.

4/2/2013

In parts of Alabama, in the rural and poor Black Belt counties, there are few options for schooling. There are no complications, no non-failing schools to flee to, no nearby suburban systems.

4/2/2013

Nearly one in five high school age boys in the United States and 11 percent of school-age children over all have received a medical diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

4/2/2013

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a leading provider of technology solutions for government and public safety agencies, today announced an amendment by the City of Tucson, AZ to the contract available through the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance Company (National IPA) to include the Toughpad™ family of rugged, reliable enterprise-grade tablets.

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