K12 Headlines

4/10/2013

4/10/2013

The debate over Chicago school closings has taken an ugly turn in recent weeks with the charge that city and school leaders are motivated not by economics, not by education needs, but by racism.

4/10/2013

Along his block in Newark’s West Ward, where drugs are endemic and the young residents talk about shootings with alarming nonchalance, Najee Little is known as the smart kid. He got all A’s his sophomore year, breezing through math and awing his English teachers.

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Lawmakers are likely to scale back controversial legislation Tuesday that would have made Indiana the first state in the nation to require every public school to have an armed staff member or security guard.

4/10/2013

The School Board Finance Committee last week cut another $1.5 million from the proposed fiscal year 2014 budget. The reduction would eliminate more jobs, add staff furlough days, hike employee health-insurance costs and further reduce spending for equipment and supplies.

4/10/2013

The number of children qualifying for seats in gifted programs in New York City public schools declined slightly this year after the Department of Education overhauled its admissions process in part to combat a recent explosion in eligibility.

4/10/2013

Strict school lunch standards that are similar to new regulations from the U.S. government may be tied to healthier body weights among students, according to a new study.

4/10/2013

Princeton High School allowed a "significant" number of students to graduate over a four-year period despite their excessive absences, and in some cases could not provide documentation to justify the waiving of attendance requirements, a state investigation concluded.

4/10/2013

The words "snow day" may be one of the sweetest combinations any student can hear, but they cause major headaches for school administrators. During this year's tough winter, many rural Minnesota school districts repeatedly cancelled school.

4/10/2013

Tom Bohacek has an EpiPen at his Tampa preschool in case he accidentally eats a peanut product. Not all Florida children are that lucky.

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Hammond Academy of Science and Technology

Hammond, Ind.

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April 28-May 1, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

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June 8-14, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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June 17-20, 2013

Hot Springs, Ark.

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June 23-26, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

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