K12 Headlines

11/26/2012

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.

11/21/2012

11/21/2012

School Specialty, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, today announced partnerships with three of the industry's classroom technology leaders.

11/21/2012

K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of technology-powered individualized education solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, announced it has launched the first in a series of content available through the PEAK12TM Library, a new tool that enables instructors to quickly and easily personalize online courses for individual students, groups, classes, schools or districts.

11/21/2012

Based on the success of a single school pilot program in 2011, Spokane Public Schools (SPS) will implement Hobsons’ Naviance across its middle and high schools, helping over 10,000 students better prepare for post-secondary success.

11/21/2012

Amid the banging of African drums, Pittsburgh Public Schools honored academic growth by students in 10 schools under new formulas for measuring how teachers help students learn.

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