K12 Headlines

10/8/2013

10/8/2013

After receiving complaints from students that the new all-beef burger patties did not look or taste “right,” the Fairfax County public schools system returned to additive-filled burgers.

10/8/2013

Teachers, principals and administrators across the country in grades K-12 are eligible to write and submit an essay for the Which Teacher Inspired Your Future? conte

10/8/2013

A panel of educational leaders tackled the issue of testing Monday morning as part of NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation Summit, a three-day series of panels and discussions exploring “What It Takes” to ensure students are prepared for college and careers.

10/8/2013

Access to the right data at the right time allows school administrators to identify the needs of individual students, in order to provide appropriate interventions and deliver more personalized instruction.

10/7/2013

10/7/2013

Within a six month period of time district officials were astonished at the drastic reduction in the number of kids visiting the nurse's office with injuries suffered on the playground. No more nasty splinters from the old mulch and a major decrease in head injuries thanks to the playground's new padded underlay beneath the playground's artificial grass surface.

10/7/2013

National Principals Month is a time to celebrate the role of principals in raising student achievement and improving schools, while also reminding the public of the need for greater support in leadership development to ensure principals have the resources they need to be successful.

10/7/2013

Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS), Maryland’s ninth largest school system, announced today it has partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, to create rich, 21st century learning environments in classrooms district wide.

10/7/2013

MyFit is powered by HOPSports technology and equips schools with the means to provide students greater access to evidence-based and standards-based physical activity.

10/7/2013

Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of the political spectrum.

10/7/2013

A group of determined parents from four Florida counties say the state’s public schools are unsafe, underfunded, inefficient and ineffective.

10/7/2013

If we all want a thriving, high-quality school system, it makes every bit of sense to bring a successful education model into a district where few, if any, such models exist.

10/7/2013

Campaign introduces mindfulness to students, or the intentional thought of how actions may affect ourselves and others and the ability to evaluate our choices.

10/7/2013

As the government shutdown and the sequester wear on, more young children will be deprived of crucial services that are to help them succeed at school and escape poverty.

10/7/2013

Charter schools offered free space in city educational facilities are actually a bargain for New York taxpayers, a new study shows.

10/7/2013

Facebook and Maryland's school systems will pilot an initiative next year that should help make it easier to have offensive or hurtful language on the social media site taken down.

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