K12 Headlines

7/30/2013

7/30/2013

Students nationwide are gearing up for year two of the school lunch overhaul required by the Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010.

7/30/2013

Jefferson County Public Schools is revisiting its decade-long ban on using cell phones in classrooms — bowing to lobbying from principals who believe the phones can improve learning.

7/30/2013

City Councilor Felix G. Arroyo proposes increasing access to early childhood education and more extended learning time in schools, among other initiatives.

7/30/2013

Bill would require Pennsylvania public and private schools to provide education on the Holocaust and other genocides for students in grades six through 12.

7/30/2013

The future of education is personalization. But how is that going to happen? Data.

7/30/2013

Nine states have schools leaders making more than $200,000, and Mississippi's top education official makes the most at $307,125, according to the report.

7/30/2013

We have a system in which politicians and bureaucrats have too much control, parents have too little, and students' needs get lost in the shuffle.

7/30/2013

Any climate change education in formal or informal environments needs to be to the point, and not overbearing, as many students are already exposed to climate change on a regular basis.

7/29/2013

7/29/2013

By attending the webinar, participants will learn about the effectiveness of online speech therapy, as well as the logistics of implementing an online speech program. Participants will also get expert advice about the ideal candidates for online speech therapy and the blending of online therapy with site-based therapy.

7/29/2013

The new content was created to further address learning styles initiated within the common core and will enhance the conceptual learning styles currently found in Ascend Math.

7/29/2013

The idea that teachers have the summer off is something of a myth: many are spending their summer writing curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards, taking classes, and working with students.

7/29/2013

ADTRAN’s UC platform provides MCSS with more effective and efficient communications and helps administrators, teachers, parents and students build a stronger, more collaborative educational environment.

7/29/2013

Generation Ready is one of the nation’s largest providers of teacher and school leader professional development services, through partnerships with districts, schools and state departments of education.

7/29/2013

Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District will receive 31,000 free iPads this school year under a new $30 million program launched by the district. But that's only the initial phase of the program.

7/29/2013

Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted late starts around 8:30 a.m. to improve attendance and performance.

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