K12 Headlines

3/14/2013

3/14/2013

Lakeland School District Superintendent Mary Ann Ranells said she has been blessed to be an educator for 40 years and that being a part of the Idaho Leads Project made her feel special.

3/14/2013

American education is in a sorry state of affairs, and there’s enough blame for all participants to have their fair share.

3/14/2013

High school student representatives addressed members of the Elmbrook School Board on Tuesday to pitch a tough sell: leaving school early.

3/14/2013

D.C.'s charter schools aren't only growing faster than traditional public schools, but they're also showing bigger improvements in citywide standardized tests.

3/14/2013

The Birmingham school board has approved a cost savings plan that calls for closing seven schools and laying off 90 employees.

3/14/2013

After at least two hours in a closed meeting Tuesday night, Newtown Board of Education chair Debbie Leidlein said the board was not ready to announce the interim superintendent position for Newtown's public schools.

3/14/2013

After two years of chronically late buses, school officials in Boston are planning to recommend a new transportation company to oversee daily operations of the city’s more than 700 school buses starting next fall.

3/14/2013

South Pasadena voters on Tuesday passed a parcel tax that will generate approximately $2.3 million annually for the school district, saving about 30 teachers from getting pink slips this year, officials say.

3/14/2013

In the last five years, the district has lost about 500 custodians and plant managers, along with about 650 carpenters, electricians and plumbers, according to chief facilities executive Mark Hovatter.

3/13/2013

3/13/2013

According to the 2012 E-Expectations Report published by Noel-Levitz, 52 percent of college-bound students use their mobile devices during the college search process.

3/13/2013

Lakeshore's new apps offer children all the exciting sights and sounds of a real TV game show­—while teaching essential math and language skills.

3/13/2013

Created by Perkins+Will, leading international architecture and design firm and K-12 building experts, the Sprout Space modular classroom is being displayed on the lawn of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. from March 3, 2013-January 5, 2014 as part of the Green Schools exhibit.

3/13/2013

With its completely individualized approach to learning, ALEKS enables students to successfully master course material by targeting their learning on the material they are precisely ready to learn right now.

3/13/2013

April 28-May 1, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

3/13/2013

A New York-based educational technology startup today released an Android-powered touchscreen tablet designed for kids both to take to school and bring home. For sale only to schools for now, the Amplify tablet comes pre-loaded with virtually everything a student will encounter during the school day, including all the textbooks, lessons, tests and e-books she might be assigned, and gives teachers the ability to both monitor and control what students do with the device.

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