K12 Headlines

10/11/2013

10/11/2013

Three years ago, Clintondale High School, just north of Detroit, became a “flipped school”—one where students watch teachers’ lectures at home and do what we’d otherwise call “homework” in class. Now flipped classrooms are popping up all over.

10/11/2013

A school superintendent in North Dakota who resigned after being caught carrying a handgun to school said Wednesday that he worried about the safety of himself and others at the school because of a confrontation with a student.

10/10/2013

10/10/2013

There are now over 10,000 schools worldwide using Nessy software programs to un-lock the often-confusing impenetrable code of the written word. Most recently Michael and his specialist team of program developers have created an entirely new suite of tailor-made programs specifically for the USA’s educational market.

10/10/2013

Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies, launched its K-12 education initiative earlier this year, aimed at identifying a small number of proven and scalable programs that address priority issues related to the Roundtable’s commitment to U.S. STEM education, teacher quality, early reading and full implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

10/10/2013

A secure, enterprise sync and share platform, SharePlan enables users to work without interruption while empowering IT to seamlessly protect and manage enterprise data. SharePlan is available via private cloud, public cloud and hybrid deployments.

10/10/2013

The result of years of research, analysis and program development, CIS' comprehensive strategy is based on the intense study of actual, identified vulnerabilities and patterns of violence from school shooting events, spanning nine decades of domestic and global occurrences.

10/10/2013

The bond will be used to build 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools, do major renovations to six schools and smaller upgrades to dozens of others and purchase land for future schools.

10/10/2013

That's what parents are asking after hearing about a Long Island middle school's decision to ban most balls during recess and also require supervision of tag, even cartwheels, due to safety concerns.

10/10/2013

Members of the board heard a presentation from Amy Edmonds of the Wyoming Liberty Group. The former state representative from Cheyenne spoke against the standards at a Tuesday board meeting.

10/10/2013

The state of Kansas is asking the Supreme Court to withdraw a lower-court ruling issued in January, ordering the state to increase school funding by at least $440 million a year.

10/10/2013

According to a recent test taken by 157,000 people worldwide, Americans are below average in our ability to read, compute and problem solve. And before you shake your heads and say, "These kids today," be aware that this test was given to adults, people between the ages of 16 and 65.

10/10/2013

York City School District Supt. Eric Holmes said that scores from the district's schools recently released by the state have to get better, but there were some areas that showed improvement.

10/10/2013

A group of parents, as well as board members Peter Sherr and Peter von Braun, have said they believe the two schools fit under the state’s definition of unique schools due to the fact that they run magnet programs. If that is found to be the case, the schools would be declared exempt from Connecticut’s racial balance laws.

10/10/2013

Starting next week, some middle school students in the Vandalia-Butler City Schools district who were prohibited from using district school buses will be able to ride the buses again.

10/10/2013

The system will gauge both "professional practice" and student growth over each school year, with the professional practice portion of the grade based primarily on classroom observation by administrators.

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