K12 Headlines

3/19/2013

3/19/2013

Mark Kleinhans says he knows he’s in for a challenge in moving to the Bedford Public Schools as superintendent, but he’s confident he'll be equal to it.

3/19/2013

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has made closing large, low-performing high schools like Adlai E. Stevenson High School in the Bronx a linchpin of his reform strategy. In the big schools’ place, he opened smaller, often theme-based schools designed to give students a more supportive educational experience.

3/19/2013

A teenager who was allegedly subjected to years of bullying is now suing the Hunterdon Central Board of Education and Flemington-Raritan Board of Education.

3/19/2013

As the district's teachers hit the picket lines for the start of their third week on strike, not much has changed outside the schools.

3/19/2013

Foreign language studies could be de-emphasized statewide by a bill that would drop it as a high school graduation requirement.

3/19/2013

DEN will provide guidance and resources for school district technology decision makers in developing wireless infrastructure to support a one-device-per student 24/7 learning environment.

3/19/2013

Mr. Cohen will replace McGraw-Hill School Education President Dan Caton, who recently announced his retirement after 43 years in the education industry.

3/19/2013

The grants program supports the purpose of Brain Awareness Week in promoting a broader understanding of the importance of brain research and its contribution to effective learning and cognitive development in schools.

3/19/2013

New findings based on more than 20 years of research suggest that despite decades of controversy, elementary school teachers now feel fine placing students in "ability groups."

3/19/2013

As Metro schools officials dig in to halt legislation that would create a new state panel able to authorize charter schools, their final argument is a fiscal one: protecting the purse of Metro government.

3/19/2013

A plan to suspend California's standardized testing for certain grades while new computerized exams are developed could save $15 million, the state's top education official said.

3/19/2013

LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced last week that it had registered more than 3,300 schools for its new Dashboard product.

3/19/2013

Together, they see a national movement bearing down on Montana and feel it could ultimately damage a strong public-school system, which they see as vital to a rural state like Montana, he says.

3/19/2013

The mayor of Buffalo has no official role in the city’s school system, except to provide the school district with tax revenue the city collects on its behalf. But in the eyes of many survey respondents, that doesn't let Mayor Byron W. Brown off the hook for the sorry state of city schools.

3/18/2013

3/18/2013

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a new planning tool and guidance for schools and districts that will help them get ready for new, 21st century assessments in the 2014-2015 school year.

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