K12 Headlines

6/5/2013

6/5/2013

As Rethinking Schools began to explore the school-to-prison pipeline, we searched for a construct that would help us understand how the criminalization of youth fits into the larger social picture.

6/5/2013

Results were mixed at campuses throughout the school district as principals completed the first round of teacher evaluations under a new system that ties pay raises to the ratings.

6/5/2013

The Richmond School Board voted 5-4 Monday night to close Clark Springs Elementary School, the Adult Career Development Center and the Norrell pre-school center.

6/5/2013

The Tulsa school board on Monday approved a series of facility-repurposing proposals and boundary changes for 2013-14, including the creation of a McLain seventh-grade center and a centralized enrollment center.

6/5/2013

Stronger-than-expected tax collections have left the state with an extra $300 million that could even grow before the fiscal period closes June 30. That is allowing the state to fully replenish its reserves and pay down money it still owes local school districts.

6/5/2013

After Illinois lawmakers rejected a plan for Chicago Public Schools to delay pension payments, the District’s budget problems may have gone from bad to worse.

6/5/2013

Largely invisible to the public, these workers help create a climate in which students feel supported but also accountable.

6/5/2013

ASCD has selected 25 educators from around the globe for the 2013 Emerging Leaders Class.

6/5/2013

While assessment has an important role to play as one of multiple measures for evaluating student learning and achievement, the continued reliance on one-time testing diverts attention away from content and the substance of what is being taught.

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East Baton Rouge Parish School System

Baton Rouge, La.

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Austin Independent School District

Austin, Texas

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Glendale Elementary School District

Glendale, Ariz.

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Keystone Oaks School District

Pittsburgh, Pa.

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This mission goes beyond simply keeping children occupied. Research by the National Summer Learning Association shows that students lose an average of two months’ worth of learned instruction over the summer.

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