K12 Headlines

11/27/2012

11/27/2012

A recently released survey of electronic book penetration and use among PreK-12 school libraries revealed that 67 percent of the Pre-K-12 schools that purchase eBooks buy them from Follett.

11/26/2012

11/26/2012

Education, arts and philanthropic leaders in San Diego have combined forces with a goal of improving the arts education of every student in the county’s 42 public school districts.

11/26/2012

Empty desks worry school division officials.

11/26/2012

Charter schools currently educate more than 40 percent of the District's children. Now, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson says she wants the ability to authorize charter schools within the traditional public school system.

11/26/2012

The likelihood that students of color in Nevada will have a teacher who looks like them is among the lowest in the nation, according to a recent report.

11/26/2012

Spend a few minutes in any of Champaign's three magnet elementary schools, and you'll find they're a little different from the norm.

11/26/2012

Glenda Ritz, the newly elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, isn't going to let a state government controlled by Republicans stop her from making changes she believes will improve Indiana's schools.

11/26/2012

Jorea Marple was carrying out numerous recommendations from the much-discussed audit of West Virginia's public schools system when she was fired as superintendent, by Board of Education members eager to signal to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the Legislature that they supported the extensive review of education spending, policy and organization.

11/26/2012

EagleBank announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to high school students across Washington, D.C. by providing them with access to the EverFi(TM)--Financial Literacy learning platform.

11/26/2012

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It's no secret that safe, happy and healthy children are more likely to achieve academic success. But bullying continues to be one issue standing in the way of safe and successful students. Educators are invited to attend a powerful all-day event on January 14, 2013 in New York City.

11/26/2012

The American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) selected Pearson and Choice Solutions Inc. (Choice) to design and implement a federally funded P-20 longitudinal data system (LDS).

11/26/2012

The Alabama Department of Education and Microsoft Corp. today formally announced the official launch of the Alabama Microsoft IT Academy Program. This new initiative is focused on further developing the overall technology skills of students.

11/26/2012

Are American students making the grade when it comes to ethics?

11/26/2012

By now, it should be apparent that charter schools have been the spark to the education reform flame in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

11/26/2012

The student body scurrying through crowded hallways during passing periods at Oswego’s two high schools does not look the same as it did 20 years ago.

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