K12 Headlines

9/10/2013

9/10/2013

Instead of cutting back on phys ed classes, Urban Dove Team Charter School in New York is using sports as a hook to draw in at-risk students.

9/10/2013

The Camden County Technical Schools board of education has appointed Patricia Fitzgerald, who has served as principal for the district’s Pennsauken campus since 2001, as its new superintendent.

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9/9/2013

The organization founded by Abigail Berman and Matt Sorum, is on a mission to bring vibrant music and arts programs to the Los Angeles United School District, as a way to expand the horizons of children, and to counteract the deep budget cuts that have eliminated the music and arts curriculum from LA schools.

9/9/2013

To support states and school districts in their efforts to ensure all students graduate prepared for success in college and careers, Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network today launched an online, interactive guide to strategies for leveraging performance assessments to measure 21st Century higher-order skills such as critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving.

9/9/2013

It is no secret today that U.S. public schools are slipping quickly behind other developed nations in every subject. This problem is not one of funding, it is a problem of politics in public education.

9/9/2013

Alaisa attributes the school’s success in large part to a culture that values people—students, teachers, and community members.

9/9/2013

The agency must take a holistic approach to this problem

9/9/2013

Lunch is in the classroom instead of a cafeteria, and students rely on public transportation rather than school buses to get to Longleaf School of the Arts in downtown Raleigh. But you won’t hear students complain.

9/9/2013

A complete failure. That’s how the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty rates the City of Milwaukee’s policy of giving Milwaukee Public Schools the authority to sell or lease the district’s unused school buildings.

9/9/2013

A line of Ritz-Carlton employees stretched down the hotel hallway, and applause erupted as a group of public school educators walked by.

9/9/2013

The start of the school year in Seattle may not have been disrupted by a teachers strike, but the introduction of a new software program is causing problems for many students and their families.

9/9/2013

Under the new law, newly-hired employees must undergo fingerprint-based checks of state and national criminal records databases. Current employees will have to undergo national background checks before the start of the 2016-2017 academic year.

9/9/2013

When offered a choice, Palm Beach County parents are increasingly opting to place their children in charter schools to obtain a public education.

9/9/2013

The era of building big high schools in Mecklenburg County may be ending as construction money tightens and big tracts of affordable land disappear, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials said.

9/9/2013

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when bringing a cellphone or other hand-held digital device to school could earn a kid detention or a visit to the principal's office.

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