K12 Headlines

11/19/2014

11/19/2014

December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.

11/19/2014

Limestone County Schools has unveiled a group of new higher-tech buses with four security cameras, Wi-Fi capability and LED dome lighting as well as air conditioning, staggered seating and graffiti-proof seats.

11/19/2014

Nevada’s school districts need faster alternative high-tech certification programs, more hiring flexibility and a merit pay system that not only rewards high-performing teachers, but provides significantly higher base salaries to positions that are critical to workforce training.

11/19/2014

The Dunkirk City School District and Jamestown Community College will share a nearly $2.8 million state grant to develop and implement a new program that will allow students to earn their high school and associate’s degrees.

11/19/2014

The latest version of PrinterLogic's web-based PrinterLogic Printer Management platform enables entities of all sizes to eliminate print servers. IT personnel are now able to centrally manage all printers while eliminating print servers altogether.

11/19/2014

Advanced Processing & Imaging, Inc.'s OptiView Document Management solution has been selected by Kansas' Hutchinson Public Schools for use across the 12-school district.

11/19/2014

Our schools are stuck in the old mode of paying modest salaries for modest results from teachers. It’s time to experiment with the high wage and high productivity model for teachers. Let’s open some schools where teachers earn $125,000 a year.

11/19/2014

Detroit should launch a citywide school enrollment system, according to recommendations in a new report. The suggestion comes as key education leaders have ramped up discussions about potentially launching common enrollment in Detroit as soon as this spring.

11/19/2014

Despite three hours of public comment, school board members moved forward on a plan to change the Indianapolis district’s magnet program by moving two schools and an estimated 1,400 students within schools.

11/19/2014

Teacher absences, a lack of substitutes, emergency lockdowns, late-arriving students and pre- or postholiday distractions or other interruptions take up time in California's high-poverty schools — the equivalent of two weeks of lost learning time each year, according to a new UCLA report.

11/19/2014

Starting with the 2015-2016 school year, children in the Forsyth County school system will have to balance outdoor fun with online learning as the district will no longer have snow days. If weather forces school closures, students will be expected to log in from home online for lessons.

11/19/2014

Students in the Rochester School District are being suspended at a staggering rate for relatively minor offenses, with minorities and the disabled faring the worst, according to new data released by the district.

11/19/2014

According to a study comparing two counties in Virginia, teens with earlier high school start times may get in more car accidents than those with later start times, .

11/19/2014

After an Illinois House hearing to air opinions from across the state, lawmakers will continue to consider a controversial proposal aimed at sending more money to poorer Illinois school districts. It has drawn the ire of many suburban officials whose districts would stand to lose money as a result.

11/19/2014

School districts that spend billions of dollars every year on the latest educational technology are using antiquated buying processes that shut out teachers and leave tech companies frustrated, according to a new report by the national nonprofit Digital Promise and the Johns Hopkins School of Education.

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