K12 Headlines

2/1/2013

2/1/2013

Nutmeg Education is making waves with a totally unique way to use teacher-created resources from across the country for student assessment and intervention.

2/1/2013

January 30, 2013 LearningStation™, a leading provider of customizable K-12 student assessment software is pleased to announce the launch of its High School Item Bank, providing districts with ACT Prep and EOC Assessment content.

1/31/2013

1/31/2013

One of the considerations given with the new construction currently under way in our schools is the importance of balancing indoor air quality with energy efficiency.

1/31/2013

Super Duper Publications has released the 2nd Edition of The Processing Program – Levels1, 2 and 3. Level 1 helps children listen to and process increasingly complex directions and concepts, while Levels 2 and 3 helps students to increase their language-processing skills by using sets of picture-identification tasks.

1/31/2013

To help school leaders learn about the use of web technology to improve access to occupational therapy (OT) services, PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, February 5th at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). Titled “Online Occupational Therapy: Really?!”, the webinar will explore the use of teletherapy to help meet the growing need for schools to provide clinical services such as OT for special needs students.

1/31/2013

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) recently chose Northeast Foundation For Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach, as its elementary school professional development provider in support of its social and emotional learning initiative.

1/31/2013

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, is honoring four of its visionary K-12 education customers with the Enterasys Exemplary School Award for having demonstrated their educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment.

1/31/2013

For years, the water-stained ceilings at Oakland Park’s Northeast High School have sagged and leaked — occasionally forcing the relocation of classes, and prompting constant worry about the effect of mold on the school’s air quality.

1/31/2013

Sunday morning, on the Melissa Harris-Perry show the MSNBC journalist dedicated a segment to the school closings epidemic that has swept across the country in every major city, an epidemic that has -- up until Sunday been virtually ignored by national media.

1/31/2013

Board President Mike Queen said all 24 Harrison County schools participated in a Cost Avoidance Program from October 2009 to November 2012 in an effort to lower utility costs.

1/31/2013

For the first time in five years, local school districts could see an increase in per-student funding based on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget.

1/31/2013

Lower Merion School District officials introduced the preliminary budget for 2013-14 at Monday night’s school board meeting, cautioning residents that this year’s tax increase is likely to be steeper than last year’s 1.99 percent increase.

1/31/2013

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has assigned an additional deputy to school security duties, giving each of the parish’s four schools a full-time officer on campus, the School Board learned Tuesday.

1/31/2013

A collaboration between the county’s three school districts may help fulfill a goal they all share: Getting an electronic learning tool in their students’ hands.

1/31/2013

Montgomery County Public Schools will know by Friday what changes it needs to make to its teacher and principal evaluations next school year.

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