K12 Headlines

2/26/2014

2/26/2014

Child Trends conducted an extensive review of the research and evaluations underlying Integrated Student Support (ISS) approaches in K12 schools. ISS approaches promote academic success by securing and coordinating supports tailored to the specific needs of at-risk students.

2/26/2014

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

2/26/2014

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

2/26/2014

June 28-July 1, 2014
Atlanta, Ga.

2/26/2014

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

2/26/2014

District Administration is doing an article for its June 2014 issue on the Common Core assessments. If your district has already implemented the online assessments successfully, we’d like to hear from you. Follow the link to contact us.

2/26/2014

Chevron celebrates National Engineers Week by giving back through a partnership with the Bakersfield City and Rosedale Union districts to help advance STEM education.

2/26/2014

The Santa Fe school board voted to approve a $55 million, five-year plan for technology upgrades at all schools in the district, and then voted to fund that plan by raising property taxes to generate about $11 million a year over the next five years.

2/26/2014

Miami-Dade County has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive boards for over 10,000 classrooms with its new ActivBoard Touch systems as well as an 18-month professional development program for educators.

2/26/2014

Looking to create new applications and advance a digital education model, the first collaboration between the two companies will be combining Pearson’s Common Core System of Courses with the capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment.

2/26/2014

A lawmaker will introduce legislation that would shore up privacy and security protections for the personal information of K12 students, a move that could alter business practices across the nearly $8 billion ed tech software industry.

2/25/2014

2/25/2014

After seven years as superintendent of the Forsyth County system, Buster Evans is retiring July 1, following his 30-year career in public education.

2/25/2014

A divided federal appeals court said an Indiana school district's policy requiring that boys who want to play interscholastic basketball cut their hair short violated federal equal protection laws.

2/25/2014

Liberty Union-Thuston Superintendent Paul Mathews said he will leave his position when his contract expires July 31.

2/25/2014

In the survey, entitled “Family Needs Assessment: Successes and Challenges, Listening to Their Voices,” parents said public school options were one of the barriers to obtaining the proper care for their children.

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