K12 Headlines

7/3/2013

7/3/2013

One of the most exciting projects to be funded by the Minnesota sales-tax extension is a new Career Technical Education Center at Heintz—aka C-TECH. The city of Rochester is investing $6.5 million for a new, state-of-the-art facility where Rochester public schools and Rochester Community and Technical College, MnSCU and the local business community will team up to offer vocational training to high school students from Rochester and the surrounding region.

7/3/2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools are among dozens of American school districts that have redesigned summer school in recent years in an effort to combat summer learning loss.

7/3/2013

A city-wide effort to help transition closed Chicago Public Schools to new "welcoming schools" began Monday.

7/3/2013

One in ten Rhode Island schools are being targeted for intense interventions aimed at increasing student achievement levels over the next several years, according to data released Tuesday by the R.I. Department of Education.

7/3/2013

The largest potential savings to Columbus City Schools’ transportation operation — getting someone else to pay for busing charter-school students — was dropped from a final report discussed Monday by a subcommittee of Mayor Michael B. Coleman’s education commission.

7/3/2013

Itasca School District 10

Itasca, Ill.

7/3/2013

The Copperas Cove (Texas) Independent School District's board of trustees voted this month to approve a long-term technology plan, which lays out a road map to bolster and improve the availability and use of technology over the next three years.

7/3/2013

After decades of failed attempts, the Upper Bucks Technical School in Bedminster Township will receive about $23 million to renovate the nearly 50-year-old facility. But it almost didn't happen. It took an emergency cell phone call to secure the required amount of votes after the first vote failed.



7/3/2013

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has appointed Gregory Smith as the association’s new chief technology officer (CTO).

7/3/2013

February 13-17, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

7/3/2013

The Sonoma County (Calif.) branch of the American Association of University Women offers a unique experience to middle school girls: the Tech Treck, an opportunity to attend a mathematics and science convention at Stanford University tailored for young minds.

7/3/2013

Eleven schools around the state, including one charter school, one virtual charter school, five middle schools, three high schools, and one elementary school, have been selected for the $3 million in pilot project grants for school technology that state lawmakers approved this year.

7/3/2013

Across the country, schools such as Miami-Dade's Bridges to Tomorrow, a transition academy, are using computer programs and digital power tools to teach life and job skills to special needs students, better equipping them to overcome disabilities, mental disorders, and debilitating illnesses.

7/3/2013

Federal budget cuts known as the sequester will cost Ohio's school districts about $66 million in federal aid for the 2013-14 school year, the Ohio Department of Education announced Monday.

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