K12 Headlines

1/17/2013

1/17/2013

The Oklahoma State School Board Association (OSSBA), an association dedicated to promoting quality education for the children of Oklahoma through training and information services to school board members, today announces a partnership with Aspex Solutions, the providers of AppliTrack Recruiting, the leading online hiring system for K12 organizations.

1/17/2013

Crestron recently awarded Principal Cradduck with the Summum Bonum Award for Excellence in Teaching during a special award ceremony.

1/17/2013

Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IdM) solutions, is pleased to announce that during the previous quarter several secondary schools and universities have chosen to implement User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) to improve security and efficiency of their user account management for staff, students, and parents.

1/17/2013

Maine’s high school graduates are less likely to need remedial courses in college than their counterparts across the nation, according to the first reports from Maine’s colleges detailing how many incoming freshmen need to take remedial math or reading courses.

1/17/2013

Honorificabilitudinitatibus is the word Trevor Packer used today to describe Glendale Union High School District.

1/17/2013

The City of Ithaca and Ithaca City School District are working together to make it safer for students to get to school.

1/17/2013

Like a lot of school districts across the state, Sumner County Schools are ill-prepared for new online assessments students are required to begin taking in the 2014-15 school year, school officials say.

1/17/2013

Centennial School District soon will house the first School-Based Health Center in Multnomah County without a Portland address, a project linked to the health reform goals of President Obama and Gov. John Kitzhaber.

1/17/2013

New cafeteria offerings were met with nods and smiles as well as a few shakes and grimaces at the Jessamine County school district’s first food fair Friday.

1/17/2013

The Massachusetts Teachers Union and local NAACP are teaming to tackle a gap in education achievement they say affects students of color and low-income students.

1/17/2013

Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.

1/17/2013

The New Albany-Floyd school board has taken a big stride toward spending up to $60 million to upgrade three schools.

1/17/2013

In a move to address concerns brought to a head at a school security presentation last week, Superintendent Mike Graner will pitch a middle school construction project at tonight's Board of Education meeting that would address a major security issue at Ledyard Middle School.

1/16/2013

1/16/2013

Blended learning combines teacher-led instruction and online instruction using computers. Early results suggest the combination of both models gets better results than either element used alone.

1/16/2013

Youth internet addiction has reached a desperate and concerning level — so much so that it's resulting in legal action. Most recently, two California teens were charged with "conspiracy and willfully mingling a pharmaceutical with food" after one of them drugged her parents' milkshakes to bypass a 10 p.m. internet curfew. When children begin drugging their own parents for extra minutes on the web, the issue has gone from comical to dangerous, and something needs to change.

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