K12 Headlines

2/6/2013

2/6/2013

Investing in technology is a top priority for the Concord (N.H.) School District, with money budgeted for increasing wireless access, providing iPads for students and more in next year’s proposed $72.8 million budget, which was presented to the school board last night.

2/6/2013

A $50,000 grant to the Charter School for Applied Technologies will be used to buy equipment for its advanced manufacturing experience lab, which provides high school students hands-on experience to pursue manufacturing careers in the region, officials said.

2/6/2013

Today's graduates will barely recognize the high schools those born this year will attend, as technology dramatically transforms education in the next decade. Technology already helps students learn more and better, and makes their learning more relevant to the changing needs of families and the economy.

2/6/2013

Sacramento's local education reform efforts illustrate a broader national trend: corporate funding of education reform via nonprofits to alter public schools.

2/6/2013

Both houses of the General Assembly this afternoon passed bills to create a special school district designed to take over and fix failing schools.

2/5/2013

2/5/2013

Cadiz Harrison Hills Jr/Sr High School is under new leadership with Duran Morgan, who has stepped into the role of building principal.

2/5/2013

The newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Education has a lot of homework to do.

2/5/2013

The new formula results in $5,000 per pupil as the “core opportunity aid.”

2/5/2013

"We do have teachers who have used their own money to buy small pieces of whiteboard to put over their chalkboards," Principal Christy Collins explains. "As far as instruction, my concern would be that our students are at a disadvantage in this digital age."

2/5/2013

Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.

2/5/2013

These educators put up an enormous amount of effort for the privilege of putting out a school newspaper.

2/5/2013

The Agriculture Department is proposing new rules that would blacklist high-calorie drinks, fatty chips and sugary snack cakes sold in vending machines or in lunch lines.

2/5/2013

‘I have not heard great things about Potomac,’ one parent says

2/5/2013

The Los Angeles Unified School District/Special Olympics Unified Basketball League aims to help students of all capabilities interact with one another.

2/5/2013

Built in 2011 with $25 million from Illinois taxpayers, the curvy, stainless-steel structure that houses the UNO Soccer Academy Elementary Charter School leaps out from the neighboring landscape of boxy brick houses on the Southwest Side.

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