K12 Headlines

2/25/2014

2/25/2014

School leaders around the country are tearing up their calendars to cram in more teaching time after extreme numbers of weather cancellations. But a few are trying something different: virtual school days that continue learning while staff and students are stuck at home.

2/25/2014

Two education organizations are conducting a state-wide campaign to visit more than a dozen school districts and gain first-hand knowledge of cuts to programs, staff and resources.

2/25/2014

Indianapolis Public Schools should reduce staff, sell some key properties and share space with charter schools in an effort to reduce a $30 million budget deficit, according to a newly released Indy Chamber report.

2/25/2014

The bond proposal includes $197 million for student growth, $666 million for facility renovations and $72 million for transportation upgrades, $217 million for technology and $55 million for security.

2/24/2014

2/24/2014

The new catalog offers more than 100 user-friendly courses developed by ASCD authors and experts available anytime, anywhere to educators, including 21 new PD Online courses.

2/24/2014

Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said the missing health lessons don’t pertain to every elementary school, but there are some where the teaching isn’t happening.

2/24/2014

Tennessee may need to re-evaluate organization of its secondary schools in light of ongoing discussions about the need to have students prepared with the necessary skills to take present jobs and jobs that could be coming to the state.

2/24/2014

A small town in upstate New York is joining a few other rural school districts in quietly tapping potential cash-ready international students who can bring new life to underenrolled schools.

2/24/2014

New York City’s schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, met with more than 100 representatives from the city’s charter schools on Saturday morning, the first meeting between the group and the de Blasio administration since the mayor took office in January.

2/24/2014

Throughout this month and the next, the district is embarking on its largest marketing campaign in its history to draw in students—and the state money that follows them—in.

2/24/2014

Greenville and Commodore Perry school districts have asked that a Mercer County Common Pleas Court judge issue orders allowing them to have armed security guards at their schools.

2/24/2014

A controversy that flared last week over a student’s inappropriate tweet about a teacher was the latest example of the phenomenon of cyberbullying, which has become common among high schools but still catches some administrators and parents by surprise.

2/24/2014

The initial screening criteria Columbus City Schools used to determine which seven schools it should close this summer produced a list of 13 schools for consideration.

2/24/2014

The current landscape of education is marred by a negative narrative involving teacher preparation, accreditation, standards of learning, school safety, student conduct, choice, parent involvement and a litany of challenges not easily solved.

2/24/2014

The standards don't allow enough flexibility for students who learn differently.

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