K12 Headlines

3/5/2013

3/5/2013

Anchorage schools Superintendent Jim Browder is one of three finalists for the job of superintendent of the Des Moines, Iowa, school district, the Des Moines district announced Saturday.

3/5/2013

Gloucester City Schools have expanded their use of ClassLink OnTrack to include Professional Development Services (PDS) after seeing strong results from their first two years of the initiative. ClassLink OnTrack is a powerful online curriculum management solution that provides teachers with easy access to their curriculum, units and lesson plans.

3/5/2013

TransLoc Inc., provider of real-time transit information to the world's leading educational institutions, municipalities, airports and corporations, today announced that students, faculty, and staff can access instant, real-time information about their campus transit systems easily via the TransLoc integration with Blackboard Mobile™ Central.

3/5/2013

The 710 students from South Glens Falls High School danced for more than a day: Conga lines, "Gangnam Style," giddy-ups, hand jives and the "Harlem Shake." Then, flushed and weary, the teens showed why this is a dance marathon with a difference.

3/5/2013

The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.

3/5/2013

The number of California school districts in financial jeopardy has dropped by a third in the last year, state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson said Monday.

3/5/2013

A new state law, signed in January, which establishes Commonwealth virtual schools, would have required the locally run academy to be overseen by the state, like a charter school.

3/5/2013

The aim of putting officers on campus every day would be to more effectively prevent crime and defuse conflicts with words instead of weapons, officials say.

3/5/2013

About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.

3/5/2013

Breakfast might not just be the most important meal of a child's day – it might be one of most important meals of their life.

3/5/2013

The National School Boards Association announced on Monday that Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School Principal Robert Dillon is a "20 to Watch" educator for the 2012-2013 school year.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.

3/4/2013

Leading Brain-Computer Interface company, NeuroSky, has recently launched the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to the power of the human brain through fun, interactive applications.

3/4/2013

Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of childrenacross the United States and Canada. They do this while maintaining a safety record unequalled in the transportation industry.

3/4/2013

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

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