K12 Headlines

8/7/2013

8/7/2013

Classrooms at Robertsdale Elementary (Bay Minette, Ala.) were filled with teachers recently. The "students" were there for a first-of-its-kind Digital Renaissance Conference designed to put the latest learning tools in teachers' hands.

8/7/2013

With the new school year approaching, many Arizona school districts are flaunting the success their busy, on-the-go, technology-wielding students have had with online curricula, such as the Mesa Distance Learning Program.

8/7/2013

Blended learning is a teaching method that has long been used in private schools and college classrooms, but only in recent years has it been trending in public K12 classrooms.

The academic results for young people in public grade schools are still up in the air, but for now that’s OK.

Indeed, that students who attend a public school in an impoverished section of the District are using computers on a daily basis proves school officials, principals and students are moving in the right direction.

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8/7/2013

In the race to succeed Mayor Thomas M. Menino, proposals to overhaul the Boston public schools abound, making education one of the most talked-about issues thus far.

8/7/2013

We have a readiness problem in Boston, and we can’t fix it by fine-tuning the 19th century, industrial-era school system we currently have.

8/7/2013

The declaration will set in motion a process that could end with drastic options that include bankruptcy or an emergency manager.

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The Sioux City school district is among many in the state struggling to diversify its workforce, especially as Iowa’s demographics continue to shift.

8/7/2013

Leaders of Indiana's two largest online charter schools say low student test scores don't tell the whole picture of how the schools are performing.

8/7/2013

Our students face a future in which a successful life will require more aptitude and determination than ever before.

8/7/2013

The Alabama Legislature's last-minute move to create a $3,500 state tax credit for private school tuition is emblematic of a growing movement in the states.

8/7/2013

A Columbus church seeking to become a charter school sponsor lost another round in court last month.

8/7/2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law that aims to 'provide comfort to sports families across Illinois' by requiring schools to have insurance to cover serious injuries to student athletes – and avoid lawsuits.

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October 15-17, 2013

Philadelphia, Pa.

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