K12 Headlines

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

Today in Austin, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released the third report in a series focused on transparency entitled, "Texas It’s Your Money."

10/26/2012

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) unveiled “Contributions to Curiosity”, an interactive exhibit that showcases 180 years of company history and celebrates Boston’s impact on America’s literary and educational landscape. Created in partnership with Boston Children’s Museum, the permanent exhibit will offer Boston youth the chance to connect and engage with invaluable elements of local and literary history.

10/26/2012

The Chicago Board of Education has approved a three-year contract negotiated with the Chicago Teachers Union after a strike.

10/26/2012

More than 90 percent of schools across the state of Oklahoma received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.

10/26/2012

The key to eradicating crime and violent behavior, say organizers with the nonprofit Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Pennsylvania, is to invest more resources in early care and child education.

10/26/2012

A state appellate panel today said Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has the authority to impose salary caps on New Jersey’s school superintendents, dealing Gov. Chris Christie’s administration another win over the battle to hold down school spending.

10/26/2012

Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.

10/26/2012

Despite efforts by both parties to paint President Obama and Governor Romney as opposites, there is at least one policy area they agree on — the need to bolster our education system and expand the use of charter schools.

10/26/2012

Education in Jackson County -- from pre-kindergarten to the college level -- is a priority for local business, education, and nonprofit leaders, they said Thursday during a Mississippi Press business roundtable discussion.

10/26/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

10/26/2012

Florida's Gov. Rick Scott wants all his teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies that many now pay for with their own money.

10/25/2012

10/25/2012

Inteconnex, a Cedar Rapids, Iowa headquartered IT and Physical Security integration company designed and implemented a high definition (HD) security solution for the Linn-Mar stadium in Marion, Iowa.

10/25/2012

Many call Carmen High School of Science and Technology a model for serving low-income students in Milwaukee.

10/25/2012

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.

10/25/2012

California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.

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