K12 Headlines

10/30/2013

10/30/2013

While cars today are safer than ever, automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens and according to the National Safety Council, the year a teenager gets their license will be one of the most dangerous of their life.

10/30/2013

The webinars will feature ASCD authors and well-known, industry-recognized experts. Members also have unlimited access to the archives and handouts for continued learning at their own pace.

10/30/2013

Traversa is the first transportation solution on the market to offer a comprehensive, customizable, Web-based solution with a suite of transportation applications in one system.

10/30/2013

If there’s a key to this nation’s sustained competitiveness, it’s education.

10/30/2013

The election is conjuring up a broad question: How much impact, after all, can a mayor have on bolstering the achievement of thousands of students in a large urban system like Boston’s, where some problems are seen as intractable and where schools must deal daily with the consequences of poverty.

10/30/2013

Large numbers of children don't feel safe in the hallways of Camden schools, say they lack essential textbooks and technology, and don't believe they are being prepared for college or careers, according to findings of a survey released Monday.

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November 7, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

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Atlanta, Ga.

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Arlington, Va.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said that iPads make up 94 percent of the market for education tablets. Schools represent a potential source of growth at a time when the iPad's market share dominance has eroded in the general consumer market. Cook said the education business represents a potential $1 billion market for Apple.

10/30/2013

For a number of years, educators in both district and charter settings around the country have been leveraging advances in online-learning technologies to move toward blended-learning environments in their brick-and-mortar classrooms and schools to improve the educational opportunities for all children. An ongoing lawsuit in New Jersey, however, is attempting to reverse this trend.

10/30/2013

Discovery Education will provide customized professional development to Idaho’s Meridian Joint School District #2. Among other efforts, the partnership will train educators to assess literacy, incorporate the Idaho Common State Standards, and use digital resources to improve instruction.

10/30/2013

If the projections of Pittsburgh Public Schools had been right, the district this fall would have turned the corner on declining K-12 enrollment and would have seen the growth of 100 students.

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Virtual charter schools are on the rise in Wisconsin, but so far new accountability standards that hold them to the same expectations as regular public schools do not paint a flattering picture.

10/30/2013

Competition will be fierce for education grants from Ohio’s new $250 million Straight A Fund.

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