K12 Headlines

2/12/2013

2/12/2013

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy, taking place July 20-22, 2013 in Chicago.

2/12/2013

E2020, Inc. today revealed a powerful new student experience with a host of features designed to drive deeper student engagement and help schools and districts realize the full potential of their online and blended learning models. In step with the launch of its new platform, e2020 also comes to the market with a new brand identity: Edgenuity.

2/12/2013

State education officials are training teachers to better help students understand how to behave in school and encouraging principals to come up with alternatives to suspension.

2/12/2013

Bundled up against the biting cold on a recent evening, parents of students at Brentano Elementary Math and Science Academy knocked on doors and collected signatures in an effort to keep their school open.

2/12/2013

A group of San Francisco residents is threatening to shut down construction on the new Willie L. Brown, Jr. Middle School when work begins later this year unless the school district agrees to hire neighborhood residents.

2/12/2013

Beth Benoit, who is an early childhood curriculum and assessment specialist for the Boston Public Schools, will become the principal of Davis School on July 1, according to Bedford Schools Superintendent Jon Sills.

2/12/2013

John R. Kellogg, 50, will become chief next school year, replacing Dan Good, who plans to retire after six years in charge of the district.

2/12/2013

School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

2/12/2013

It's wise for school officials to review all their options in the face of tight financial constraints.

2/12/2013

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.

2/12/2013

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.

2/12/2013

Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.

2/12/2013

A group of Indiana-based parents, teens and even a teacher is fighting for a separate "traditional" prom that would ban gay students.

2/12/2013

Another four school districts “scrubbed” students from their rolls and might have been awarded higher state report-card ratings than they deserved, says a state audit released this afternoon.

Canton, Cincinnati, Northridge schools in Montgomery County and Winton Woods schools in Hamilton County are the additional districts found to have systemically withdrawn then re-enrolled students who had never actually left, a process called “scrubbing.”

2/12/2013

Michigan students scored higher in math, reading and writing on the state's annual standardized tests, officials said Monday.

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