K12 Headlines

7/2/2013

7/2/2013

Boston public high school enrollment is on the slide, leaving nearly 3,000 seats empty and raising questions about possible school closures.

7/2/2013

There are plenty of examples of Facebooking-gone-wrong in the education field so far.

7/2/2013

This much is clear: An unusual array of political and business leaders helped craft the latest version of a rescue plan.

7/2/2013

Activists say they are optimistic that the district will rehire staff now that the state and city have come up with some additional money.

7/2/2013

To better serve educators with a full range of solutions that drive efficiency as well as student success, Follett is re-aligning its businesses to provide one point of contact for administrators, IT professionals, librarians, curriculum coordinators and teachers.

7/2/2013

A San Diego Superior Court judge Monday rejected a claim by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination.

7/2/2013

Replacing Interim Superintendent Timothy Brennan, Cittadino received a three-year contract, expiring in June 30, 2016.

7/2/2013

The state budget expanding taxpayer-funded voucher schools across Wisconsin will put new limits on the release of public data about their performance, with Gov. Scott Walker reshaping those limits Sunday with his veto pen.

7/2/2013

Despite continuing budgetary challenges, districts are re-envisioning summer school as something more than a compulsory exercise where students who need to make up lost credits fight to stay awake inside humid classrooms.

7/2/2013

Local school districts will now be required to conduct safety drills to prepare for a possible shooting under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Monday.

7/1/2013

7/1/2013

Samsung also announced that Eloy Elementary School District of Arizona is among the first U.S. schools to license Samsung School, with 24 smart classrooms being outfitted for the 2013/2014 school year.

7/1/2013

A grant of $1.173 million per year, renewable annually for up to three years for a total of up to $3.52 million, will enable Harlem Ivy to build on its successful programming and partnerships in three Harlem schools.

7/1/2013

The mini-course requires 9-12 hours of participants’ time over a four week period and is targeted to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and other 21st century discipline educators at the K-12 and undergraduate level.

7/1/2013

Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread protests over school closures in the city.

7/1/2013

State education officials have identified the nine Oklahoma schools most in need of a turnaround.

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