K12 Headlines

11/14/2012

11/14/2012

E-books are now selling more copies than hardbound, print books, and the average public library e-book collection has expanded by 55 percent in 2010 and 75 percent in 2011.

11/14/2012

The intense conversation continues about proposed student assignment plans for the Boston Public Schools.

11/14/2012

Six local schools will be splitting a $3 million federal grant to start high-tech science, engineering and math programs intended to increase student interest in these fields.

11/14/2012

The day began without a first period bell or a working public address system. Some classes turned into discussions on power outages or ways families coped without heat and electricity.

11/14/2012

Columbus schools leaders acknowledged the district is the subject of a federal investigation today at the same time that the state auditor's office indicated it is likely to refer some district employees for criminal prosecution in its data-tampering investigation.

11/14/2012

The second of 20 San Antonio IDEA Public School campuses is headed to the South Side and and is scheduled to open in fall 2013.

11/13/2012

11/13/2012

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.®, a United States manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, announced an expansion to its MDM Cart line, which includes three new models with a 20 percent smaller footprint for more options to fit needs and budgets in K-12, higher education and business environments.

11/13/2012

Jessica Keskitalo spent five years teaching world history, economics and government at Westview High School.

11/13/2012

Those with educational institutions and school districts that are considering investing in a private digital communications network are invited to attend the Digital Signage Connection's (DSC) free webcast at 2pm EDT, on Thursday, 11/29.

11/13/2012

With more than 20 schools in New York City unable to reopen and dozens of schools in New Jersey still closed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced that it will donate one million books to schools and libraries in the hardest-hit areas of the tri-state region.

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.

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