K12 Headlines

6/26/2013

6/26/2013

New Brunswick Public Schools

New Brunswick, N.J.

6/26/2013

Charter schools are improving, according to a new national study, though there is still a wide quality range between the best and the worst.

6/26/2013

Ten thousand unused musical instruments. No sports or art programs. No assistant principals, counselors, cafeteria aides or secretaries. That's what the Philadelphia public schools will look like in September without a major cash infusion.

6/26/2013

Two weeks after a contentious public meeting forced it to postpone a decision, the Westfield Board of Education voted tonight to reinstate a police officer to work full-time in the town schools.

6/26/2013

School districts in North Alabama can move forward with plans to renovate and rebuild schools affected by BRAC.

6/26/2013

Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by city homeowners still will be lower than in all but a few suburbs, new data obtained by the Tribune show.

6/26/2013

November 14-17, 2013

Hartford, Conn.

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March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

6/26/2013

York School Department

York, Maine

6/26/2013

Oakland residents, particularly parents of students in Oakland public schools and elected board of education officials, will have a lot more responsibility about the education being delivered in Oakland schools starting this September than they have for the past three decades.

6/26/2013

Arthur Williams has been selected as the new Jefferson Elementary STEM School principal. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Williams will officially assume his new position at the Winona, Minn. school on August 1. 

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October 29-November 2, 2013

Anaheim, Calif.

6/26/2013

February 13-17, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

6/26/2013

The Midland Park (N.J.) schools Board of Education named Eurico Antunes to the district’s new position of technology and data coordinator. According to schools Superintendent Dr. Marie C. Cirasella, the position was created to meet the increasing demands the state has put on school districts for data reporting.

6/25/2013

6/25/2013

Increasingly, states are giving students the right to decide whether they want to dissect animals. Eleven states now have dissection choice laws enabling students to decide whether they want to dissect a frog or fetal pig.

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