K12 Headlines

11/13/2012

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.

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.

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