K12 Headlines

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

This web seminar digest addresses the importance of social and collaborative learning technology and web 2.0 tools in providing a holistic, connected, social education for today’s students.

1/8/2013

1/8/2013

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced it has been reauthorized by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to continue as an approved multidivision online learning provider in the state of Virginia.

1/8/2013

WHEN: Sweepstakes opens:  January 3, 2013
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1/8/2013

Results just released from a national survey of K–12 principals offers new insight about how educators view the issue of bullying and how to address it in schools.

1/8/2013

Edmentum™, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has released Study Island NWEA™ MAP© Link, a new fully integrated solution that uses a student’s Measure of Academic Progress (MAP©) assessment results to create an individualized learning path, delivered through the Study Island program.

1/8/2013

With more than a third of parochial schools in the United States closed between 1965 and 1990, and enrollment down by a half, Catholic education is in a crisis.

1/8/2013

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry reports that Chicago’s Noble Network of Charter Schools is making some cash on the side by charging “disciplinary fees” to unruly students.

1/8/2013

Childhood obesity rates are declining in West Virginia as schools focus on improving nutrition and increasing physical activity, according to a statewide screening program.

1/8/2013

Several Tennessee lawmakers say they have drafted legislation that would encourage school districts to place at least one armed police officer in every school and would allow teachers who have undergone special training to bring their personal handguns into schools.

1/8/2013

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is pushing for a letter-grading system to evaluate the quality of the state’s schools.

1/8/2013

For more than five years, Puyallup elementary schools have had early dismissal on Wednesdays, with kids arriving 10 minutes early and school ending around midday.

1/8/2013

Before Milford families could get to the jungle gyms, sliding boards and rock-climbing walls at the Lulu M. Ross and Mispillion elementary schools’ playgrounds, they were greeted by signs.

1/8/2013

The goal is to attract and retain the most qualified educators, according to Assistant Superintendent James Lovelace.

1/8/2013

“Everything is going to be OK,” I said. “You don’t know that,” my son answered.

1/8/2013

In November, Randolph Superintendent Oscar Santos announced he would not seek contract renewal when it expires on June 30.

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