K12 Headlines

5/1/2013

5/1/2013

Moorpark Unified School District

Moorpark, Calif.

5/1/2013

School testing came to a halt statewide early Monday because the CTB/McGraw-Hill testing company servers in New Jersey crashed around 9 a.m., state education officials said.

5/1/2013

Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the launch of AASA’s new National Superintendent Certification Program, a program is designed to help new superintendents build their leadership tool box.

5/1/2013

Watchung Hills (N.J.) Regional Board of Education members have been working on a new three-year plan to guide technology development and systems at the school, and the primary goal of a new plan set for a board vote next week is to expand the school network to a 1GB wireless system.

5/1/2013

Orangeburg Consolidated School District Four

Cope, S.C.

5/1/2013

Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Cleveland, Ohio

4/30/2013

4/30/2013

Watching Executive Principal Ron Woodard walk the halls of Maplewood High School is like a flashback to a time when schools were small and the person in charge knew everyone’s name and family story, too.

4/30/2013

Taking on the role of superintendent for the Salem County Vocational Technical School and Special Services School Districts can seem like a daunting task. The combined districts include four schools and several satellite programs sprawling throughout Salem and Cumberland counties, serving more than 1,000 students.

4/30/2013

What is news is that in the United States over the last few decades these differences in educational success between high- and lower-income students have grown substantially.

4/30/2013

For me, the bigger questions remain the value of standardized tests in the education of children, especially the impact they have on what gets taught, how it is taught, and how learning is accurately measured.

4/30/2013

Control of American public schools has an increasing top-down flavor. School districts, mostly urban with lower-income students of color, are labeled “failing,” and the state or a big-city mayor takes control.

4/30/2013

States are drastically underfunding programs for their youngest learners now more than ever, according to a report released Monday, even as researchers and policymakers increasingly point to pre-school as a ladder to the middle class.

4/30/2013

These books—organized by how they help educators transform teaching and learning—offer readers the opportunity to dive deep into the hottest topics in education, including using data to focus improvement, project-based learning, child development, and neurodiversity.

4/30/2013

eInstruction’s newest clicker is lightweight, compact, and designed to fit comfortably in a student’s hand for extended periods of time. It is equipped with a long-life lithium battery and works in a common RF environment with Pulse and Spark.

4/30/2013

After successfully implementing the Fast ForWord® program at the middle school level for more than three years, Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas has expanded its implementation to include all elementary schools as well. This year, the district rolled out the Fast ForWord online reading intervention to 15 elementary schools.

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