K12 Headlines

1/8/2013

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.

1/8/2013

Budget cuts and student achievement will continue to be a priority in the Upland Unified School District when Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Sherri Black takes over as interim superintendent this month.

1/8/2013

Marple Newtown Superintendent of Schools Merle Horowitz recently announced the resignation of Marple Newtown High School Principal Ray McFall.

1/8/2013

Roughly 1 in 5 families with children are not getting enough food.

1/8/2013

The schools, which take up an entire block of Ridge Avenue, between 31st and 32nd Street, are among the 37 that the Philadelphia School District has proposed closing in June.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013

Co-written by 8-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock, Gangster Redemption truly is the life story of a ‘Goodfella’ turned ‘good guy’ who gets his life back on track to help and inspire others. His riveting story has it all; the millions he made from robberies, prison torture, the New York mafia, and much more.

1/7/2013

HMFH Architects, a Cambridge-based architectural firm focused on the design of student living and learning environments, announced today that it has completed a conceptual design study for the renovation and expansion of the Edward Devotion School, a public elementary school in the vibrant and urban Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts.

1/7/2013

The Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) held a meeting on December 13, 2012, which included a joint session with the PARCC Advisory Committee on College Readiness (ACCR).

1/7/2013

"It's harder to change a school than it is to move a graveyard." Or, as it's also been said, "It's harder to change a history course than it is to change history." I think we can all agree that our schools should be among our most dynamic and innovative institutions; but despite the endless talk about school reform, they remain among our most ossified.

1/7/2013

The Connecticut Counseling Association (CCA), a branch of the American Counseling Association, and the Newtown Lions Club Foundation have partnered to provide counseling services to the families and first responders affected by the December 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.

1/7/2013

Many educators on this blog complain that charter schools enjoy a critical edge over their non-charter counterparts: They have far more freedom to kick out problem students.

1/7/2013

Unlike the controversial Radio Frequency Identification System, or RFID, tags the Northside school district made mandatory at two San Antonio area campuses, the Austin program requires student and parental written consent.

1/7/2013

Gardens, morning jogs and healthier vending machines are all part of the Alachua County school district’s effort to promote healthy living, and two elementary schools have been nationally recognized for the effort.

1/7/2013

People who worried that the technology boom would lead to kids playing video games in class were right.

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