K12 Headlines

3/20/2013

3/20/2013

Students on reservations are being affected earlier than most -- Head Start, adult education programs expect reduced funding.

3/20/2013

The city must find ways to prepare for the future and compete against charter schools, the chairman of the Portland Board of Public Education says.

3/20/2013

School district administrators from across the country are participating in the Software and Information Industry Association’s 6th annual Vision K20 Survey. Administrators participating in the survey can benchmark progress toward 21st century education goals.

3/20/2013

Despite an annual performance evaluation ranking her as “highly effective,” Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal won’t be getting a raise this year – because she didn’t ask for one.

3/20/2013

For the third time in less than a week, a middle school in Fremont on Monday received a threatening phone call, police said.

3/20/2013

Attleboro schools are ending their formal partnership with the Massachusetts Math and Science Initiative which brought broader student participation in advanced courses at the high school over the last four years.

3/20/2013

In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternatives to traditional PCs and laptops, and for many districts, the go-to device is the iPad. But now, for a growing roster of Apple competitors, the time has come to give the iPad a run for its money.

3/20/2013

Haas School of Business

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, Calif.

3/19/2013

3/19/2013

If you're reading this, you probably spent years of your childhood in the classroom. And the memory that suffuses my school days is boredom.

3/19/2013

Croley believes success in high school isn't only about instruction in the classroom.

3/19/2013

Mark Kleinhans says he knows he’s in for a challenge in moving to the Bedford Public Schools as superintendent, but he’s confident he'll be equal to it.

3/19/2013

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has made closing large, low-performing high schools like Adlai E. Stevenson High School in the Bronx a linchpin of his reform strategy. In the big schools’ place, he opened smaller, often theme-based schools designed to give students a more supportive educational experience.

3/19/2013

A teenager who was allegedly subjected to years of bullying is now suing the Hunterdon Central Board of Education and Flemington-Raritan Board of Education.

3/19/2013

As the district's teachers hit the picket lines for the start of their third week on strike, not much has changed outside the schools.

3/19/2013

Foreign language studies could be de-emphasized statewide by a bill that would drop it as a high school graduation requirement.

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