K12 Headlines

7/15/2013

7/15/2013

Designed to last up to 100,000 hours, Cree CR24 troffers feature dimming-capabilities for easy lighting control integration. CR24 LED troffers are powered by Cree TrueWhite® Technology, delivering beautiful white light with superior color accuracy and consistency.

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The project was undertaken with support from a teacher incentive fund grant designed to help teachers across the district improve upon their instructional practice.

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Chosen by a panel of integrators and editors of Commercial Integrator to join an exclusive group of products deemed most noteworthy, the Commercial Integrator BEST Awards recognize superior products and services that help Commercial Integrator readers run their businesses better and be more profitable.

7/15/2013

The Student Bullying and Safety Reporting Systems from PublicSchoolWORKS, the signature safety solution provider for schools, recently won an EdTech Digest Award in the Cool Tool – Reporting Solution category. Additionally, PublicSchoolWORKS’ Parent InfoCenter was named a finalist in the Cool Tool – Parent/Student Portal Solution category.

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The Arizona Department of Education will disperse about $8.4 million for schools to pay for school-resource officers, security upgrades and emergency planning, after receiving approval Thursday from a legislative oversight committee.

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Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill that will give the state the chance to begin a possible takeover once the law takes effect Aug. 28.

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Through a patchwork of nurses’ offices and independent clinics operating in schools, students can now get free emergency contraceptives like Plan B One-Step in more than 50 high school buildings, generally in neighborhoods with high teenage pregnancy rates.

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Students in Broward County's public schools may be graduating without the digital know-how they need to succeed in college and the workforce.

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Charter school funding, set by the state, has risen from about $32 million to about $659 million over a decade as the mayor increased their number.

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The Boston School Department has refused to release overall ratings of teacher performance at individual schools, denying families access to potentially powerful information that could shed new light on the quality of instruction.

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Public schools sell sometimes-unhealthy snacks and fatty alternatives to balanced, government-regulated lunches for a simple reason: They earn hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to an exclusive Poughkeepsie Journal review of financial documents and menus and interviews with food service managers.

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Across Fairfield County and the state, schools are expanding summer programs to stem the learning loss students experience when they are away from the classroom for the long vacation.

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The current mess involving unaccredited school districts threatening to send bus-loads of children to school districts where they will be unwelcome is as much about the failure of our political system as it is the failure of our educational system.

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The schools that were closed were indeed cited as underperforming, but what they lacked most of all were surrounding neighborhoods with political muscle.

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Politicians, including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, want voters in November to approve a massive, historic and permanent billion-dollar-a-year tax increase that will raise income tax rates of middle-class wage earners from 4.63 percent to as high as 5.9 percent.

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