K12 Headlines

1/31/2013

1/31/2013

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) recently chose Northeast Foundation For Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach, as its elementary school professional development provider in support of its social and emotional learning initiative.

1/31/2013

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, is honoring four of its visionary K-12 education customers with the Enterasys Exemplary School Award for having demonstrated their educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment.

1/31/2013

For years, the water-stained ceilings at Oakland Park’s Northeast High School have sagged and leaked — occasionally forcing the relocation of classes, and prompting constant worry about the effect of mold on the school’s air quality.

1/31/2013

Sunday morning, on the Melissa Harris-Perry show the MSNBC journalist dedicated a segment to the school closings epidemic that has swept across the country in every major city, an epidemic that has -- up until Sunday been virtually ignored by national media.

1/31/2013

Board President Mike Queen said all 24 Harrison County schools participated in a Cost Avoidance Program from October 2009 to November 2012 in an effort to lower utility costs.

1/31/2013

For the first time in five years, local school districts could see an increase in per-student funding based on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed state budget.

1/31/2013

Lower Merion School District officials introduced the preliminary budget for 2013-14 at Monday night’s school board meeting, cautioning residents that this year’s tax increase is likely to be steeper than last year’s 1.99 percent increase.

1/31/2013

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has assigned an additional deputy to school security duties, giving each of the parish’s four schools a full-time officer on campus, the School Board learned Tuesday.

1/31/2013

A collaboration between the county’s three school districts may help fulfill a goal they all share: Getting an electronic learning tool in their students’ hands.

1/31/2013

Montgomery County Public Schools will know by Friday what changes it needs to make to its teacher and principal evaluations next school year.

1/31/2013

For years, there’s been an ongoing discussion about the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots.” As technology has advanced, so has that gap, which is driving fundamental changes in how we work, learn, and live.

1/31/2013

Virginia public schools will get the same kind of report cards their students take home if legislation endorsed Wednesday by a House of Delegates committee becomes law.

1/31/2013

Senate Bill 2395 provides matching funds to local early childhood education programs through school districts, private and parochial schools, private childcare centers and Head Start.

1/30/2013

1/30/2013

Desert Hills High School computer programming students are experimenting with new ways of incorporating the programming theory they have learned in class. Students explore computer science in the class and usually spend most of their time learning to code simple business applications.

1/30/2013

The Boston Globe’s Newspaper In Education program is launching a digital pilot program that is putting iPads—as well as digital subscriptions to BostonGlobe.com—into public school classrooms in Boston and Stoneham, Mass.

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