K12 Headlines

11/19/2013

11/19/2013

The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) have announced the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration.

11/19/2013

A dozen other classrooms in the Kansas City area are among 60 nationwide developing and trying out a curriculum to get more high school students learning the many languages of computer coding.

11/19/2013

A majority of New Yorkers believed there is too much testing in schools, but voters were closely divided on the new controversial Common Core curriculum, a poll Monday found.

11/19/2013

According to data gathered by the Office of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Education, no Wyoming students were paddled in 2006, the last time statewide data was released. Nationally, there were 223,190 students disciplined that way that year.

11/19/2013

Federal lawyers say that after 25 years of working together, Louisiana has largely stopped cooperating with the federal government on efforts to ensure racial equality in schools.

11/19/2013

Is there a way for teachers to make more money and advance in their careers without leaving the classroom?

11/19/2013

If this generation of Americans is the first not to live better than the previous one, it may be because it is the first generation in memory to not have achieved more education.

11/19/2013

Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts have dramatically increased their reliance on disciplinary practices like out-of-school suspensions and expulsions, study finds.

11/19/2013

State monitor Carole Morris overturned the school board’s decision to hire Gregory Allen, saying in a letter addressed to the school board that the superintendent selection process was flawed and that Allen was not the best candidate for the job.

11/19/2013

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11/19/2013

Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

11/19/2013

The Shelter Oklahoma Schools endowment was established at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation following the May 2013 storms that impacted central Oklahoma.

11/19/2013

Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.

11/19/2013

Ron Walsh, the superintendent of the Elk Mound School District is the recipient of the 2014 Superintendent of the Year Award. Walsh has been with the district for 21 years.

11/19/2013

Former Greenville Public School District superintendent Harvey Franklin was sentenced to 76 months Wednesday for taking more than $270,000 in bribes to influence the school board to use the program.

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