K12 Headlines

8/7/2013

8/7/2013

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is pleased to announce that its monthly magazine, the School Administrator, has received national recognition in two publication competitions.

8/7/2013

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide educators with free, ongoing virtual professional development (PD) trainings on the instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards.

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wis.

8/7/2013

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Buzzards Bay, Mass.

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In three-hour extended school day program, students complete homework, join in social development activities and get additional recess time.

8/6/2013

The alert system is built upon Sickweather's patent-pending process that distills reports of illnesses from social media services like Twitter and Facebook, which was used to identify the early 2012 Flu Season 6 weeks before the CDC.

8/6/2013

The Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award was established on the occasion of Mr. Weill’s 80th birthday. Mr. Weill, a distinguished banker and financier, founded NAF in 1982 and the organization has grown to over 500 academies in 39 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

8/6/2013

The program was first introduced in March when representatives from NISD, the City of Navasota and the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting with local stakeholders to discuss workforce development and ways to educate students and expose them to real world projects to help prepare them for local job opportunities.

8/6/2013

Tools4ever’s implemented solutions include Self Service Password Reset Management (SSPRM), Enterprise Single Sign-on Manager (E-SSOM) and User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA).

8/6/2013

Courted heavily by the Lakeshore Public Schools in Stevensonville, south of St. Joseph, and offered its superintendent position, Muskegon Public Schools Superintendent Jon Felske has decided to stay in Muskegon.

8/6/2013

Portsmouth School Superintendent Lynn Krizic has resigned, according to a statement released by the school district Thursday.

8/6/2013

Jeanice Kerr Swift has accepted the Ann Arbor school board's offer to become the next superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

8/6/2013

Perhaps this is the closest way kids can live science: by experiencing environmental destruction, safely, inside a game scenario like Minecraft.

8/6/2013

Embattled Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill wants access to state records about her office and says she'll sue if they're not released.

8/6/2013

The new law requires coverage for young people seriously hurt in school-sponsored sports for at least five years or $3 million in benefits, whichever comes first.

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