K12 Headlines

10/16/2013

10/16/2013

Easton Area School District buses might have digital recording devices by the time students return from holiday break next year. Chief Operating Officer Mike Simonetta proposes that the district replace its school bus camera equipment with digital recorders by January. He said about 60 of the district's 95 active buses still use VHS recorders.

10/16/2013

Due to an ongoing investigation and criminal charges filed against its founder, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School spent nearly half a million dollars on legal fees in the past year. That’s bad news for the taxpayers all across Pennsylvania, who fund the public school. Even worse is the realization that any repayment to the school might not come for a long time, if ever.

10/16/2013

By now, many educators understand that technology has the potential to transform teaching and learning. But the term “technology” covers vast territory, and there are many different layers and ways of integrating it from school to school.

10/16/2013

Forty-five New York City public high school students are taking big strides toward achieving their dreams by learning how to work together on creating fully functional, original cellphone apps that also have business plans.

10/16/2013

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

10/15/2013

10/15/2013

With early admission deadlines looming for hundreds of thousands of students, the new version of the online Common Application shared by more than 500 colleges and universities has been plagued by numerous malfunctions.

10/15/2013

After serving in a wide variety of educational positions, from university admissions to elementary classroom teaching, Stephen Cochrane says he's returning to the town where he found the inspiration for his career.

10/15/2013

Largest school district in California's San Gabriel Valley promotes Interim Superintendent Cynthia Parulan-Colfer to top spot.

10/15/2013

The Onondaga Central School District has hired Robin L. Price, a principal in the Oneida City School District, as its new superintendent.

10/15/2013

Jeremy Raley, currently the district's assistant superintendent of administration and finance, begins his new job on Nov. 1.

10/15/2013

North Valley Military Institute, a Los Angeles Unified School District charter school, has this year transformed from a traditional campus to one steeped in military-style values and structure.

10/15/2013

Weeks of focused help paid off at one school -- the pass rate in math jumped 14 percentage points, with black, white and Hispanic students all making gains.

10/15/2013

RelampIt’s Lamp Recycling Raffle runs October 14th through November 22th. To participate all are simply invited to recycle spent projector lamps. Send a minimum of 5 lamps to the RelampIt Recycling Center, which qualifies for one entry in the lamp recycling raffle.

10/15/2013

The Safeboard, is made using Armormax, a protective material developed by IAC, that can withstand the firepower from a handgun to automatic weapons. Designed with discretion in mind, the Safeboard is designed to blend in with surroundings and can be incorporated into shelving units, whiteboards, doorways and other classroom elements

10/15/2013

More than 90 percent of the 2,500 students given seats in accredited schools as of Aug. 9 were attending those schools when officials took a count last month. Still, there were defections as the unprecedented process to transfer students unfolded.

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