K12 Headlines

11/13/2012

11/13/2012

Sophomores at Wausau West High School are about two-thirds the way through taking state standardized tests, and they have no questions about how critical it is that they do well.

11/13/2012

Former Easton Area School District students who transferred to cyber and charter schools can still play for Easton's home teams, but their new schools will have to pay.

11/13/2012

Resurrecting a struggling high school is more about changing culture than curriculum, according to Charles Payne, a University of Chicago professor and affiliate of the university's Urban Education Institute.

11/13/2012

Several hundred protesters marched along Michigan Avenue Monday morning to voice opposition to the school closings plan being put together by Chicago Public Schools.

11/13/2012

Contentious cuts to teachers' benefits pushed by Gov. Scott Walker last year offset about two-thirds of the reductions to school revenue, according to a new study released Monday.

11/13/2012

School Improvement Network, the leader in Common Core and teacher effectiveness resources, releases the newest method for increasing student learning and achievement in math.

11/13/2012

Should children born into a world of computers, iPads, smartphones and e-cards have to learn old-fashioned cursive handwriting?

11/13/2012

In delivering A+ Schools' eighth annual report today on academic achievement in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, executive director Carey Harris said it marked the first time she had delivered so much bad news.

11/13/2012

It may not be long until it becomes common to hear teachers start a lesson by asking students to pull out their cellphones.

11/13/2012

A hushed air hung over Rhea Heaton's first-period Spanish class at La Center High School, as students took an end-of-the-week quiz Friday. Light murmurs of students asking questions mingled with the gentle tapping of fingertips on illuminated screens.

11/12/2012

11/12/2012

observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the implementation of its system by LEAD College Prep Charter School in Gary, Indiana.

11/12/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is proud to announce that ClassLink LaunchPad™, won an Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning in the ‘Best Upgraded Product’ category.

11/12/2012

Research shows that "green" schools can reduce the $6 to $8 billion spent annually on energy by as much as 25 percent, according to the Center for Green Schools.

11/12/2012

Bitlogix Software LLC announced the immediate availability of Bitlogix NetControl 2.9, the latest version of the innovative projector control software for LAN and WAN environments.

11/12/2012

The latest plan to bring an end to TUSD's desegregation case was filed in court Friday and outlines steps the district must take to free itself of federal oversight.

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