K12 Headlines

10/8/2013

10/8/2013

The purpose of the Federal Magnet School Assistance Program is to help school districts increase public school choices for parents and help districts attract a diverse group of students from throughout their communities.

10/8/2013

In 2008, Syracuse started ramping up K-12 academic support and promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for college enrollment.

10/8/2013

Salesforce.com founder goes above and beyond request from San Francisco mayor and superintendent to help boost access to technology.

10/8/2013

A malfunctioning charger triggered the decision to suspend the use of 15,000 computer tablets at Guilford County middle schools in a setback for the district’s $30 million Race To the Top experiment in digital learning.

10/8/2013

Minnesota taxpayers no longer have direct control over more than $200 million worth of school levies they approved because of a shift in tax authority designed to give school districts more-reliable revenue sources.

10/8/2013

Dennis Fuge, a graduate of Miami East High School, began his career at Spencerville Local Schools and has served the community of Spencerville his whole teaching career.

10/8/2013

For the first time, schools across Pennsylvania will not be judged with the federal Adequate Yearly Progress standards, but with a new system based on a 0-100 scale.

10/8/2013

Since the spring, the Northern Valley district, which serves seven towns in Bergen County, has been in the grips of a fierce and sometimes personal fight over a proposal to conduct random drug testing on students who participate in extracurricular activities.

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.

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