K12 Headlines

1/30/2014

1/30/2014

The compact Cable Cubby 500 and mid-size Cable Cubby 700 join the previously-announced Cable Cubby 1200 low-profile enclosure and Cable Cubby 1400 double-sided enclosure, offering four unique, conference room cable management solutions that complement any furniture style or room décor.

1/30/2014

The state Department of Public Instruction hasn’t finished translating into suggested letter grades the scores of more than 25 state Final Exams taken by high school students during the past month.

1/30/2014

The adjustment would give Superintendent Barbara Pinsak the ability to implement changes without first gaining board approval, according to school board president Ardie Walser.

1/30/2014

Construction workers preparing to build a new classroom at a school in northern Israel discovered a large underground weapons cache on Monday that included 50 decades-old guns and grenades described as having survived in pristine condition.

1/30/2014

Superintendent Dan Brue said construction bids will go out between April and June, and ground will be broken within a month of a contractor being chosen.

1/30/2014

The state does not coordinate spending and services on basic adult education. Rather, a hodgepodge of colleges, workforce development agencies, nonprofits and others assist adults who did not graduate from high school.

1/30/2014

ewer than half the institutions in America provide a robust defense of free expression. Virginia’s record is likewise mixed.

1/30/2014

Much like his 2013 address, Obama called on state and federal legislators to invest in early childhood education, as a way to build up the economy and the nation's academic standing.

1/30/2014

Sixteen hours after leaving school in a bus, some Atlanta-area students were still making their way home. Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said “several hundred students at nine schools are sheltered in place.”

1/30/2014

While nothing has been filed in court, the lawsuit likely will be on behalf of teachers from Denver Public Schools who lost their jobs after the district introduced a pilot program based on Senate Bill 10-191, also known as SB191.

1/30/2014

New York City Mayor de Blasio and backers of his tax-the-wealthy plan for pre-K quickly seized on King’s remarks, made during a legislative budget hearing.

1/30/2014

A southern Illinois school district will use a $1.2 million grant to pay part of the cost of building a severe weather shelter in an elementary school.

1/29/2014

1/29/2014

The Challenge honors K12 student winners whose creative inventions best demonstrate the Spark!Lab process of invention, with a patent filing and Camp Invention scholarship among the prizes.

1/29/2014

The initiative will leverage the inspirational leadership of CEOs; the personal stories of their employees who have risen above difficult circumstances to have successful careers; and specific professional pathways that these companies' Talent and Human Resources departments will provide to College Summit students.

1/29/2014

Wisconsin schools that receive failing grades on state report cards would be closed or turned into independently operated charter schools and low-quality private schools could be booted from the taxpayer-funded voucher program, under legislation announced this week.

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