K12 Headlines

11/27/2012

11/27/2012

Khayriyyah Harris sees her school, Mayo Elementary in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, as a refuge from the well-known problems of young people in the city.

11/27/2012

At a time for thanksgiving, students in the East Alton Elementary School District are showing their appreciation for their planet by participating in a pilot food scrap recycling program.

11/27/2012

The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to take another look next month at a research report showing many elementary teachers have cut back or eliminated the time they spend teaching science, even though they still post science grades on student report cards.

11/27/2012

Like portraits of our ancestors, the best artifacts paint a picture of a time gone by and connect us to the everyday people who lived through exciting and important moments in history.

11/27/2012

A recently released survey of electronic book penetration and use among PreK-12 school libraries revealed that 67 percent of the Pre-K-12 schools that purchase eBooks buy them from Follett.

11/26/2012

11/26/2012

Education, arts and philanthropic leaders in San Diego have combined forces with a goal of improving the arts education of every student in the county’s 42 public school districts.

11/26/2012

Empty desks worry school division officials.

11/26/2012

Charter schools currently educate more than 40 percent of the District's children. Now, D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson says she wants the ability to authorize charter schools within the traditional public school system.

11/26/2012

The likelihood that students of color in Nevada will have a teacher who looks like them is among the lowest in the nation, according to a recent report.

11/26/2012

Spend a few minutes in any of Champaign's three magnet elementary schools, and you'll find they're a little different from the norm.

11/26/2012

Glenda Ritz, the newly elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, isn't going to let a state government controlled by Republicans stop her from making changes she believes will improve Indiana's schools.

11/26/2012

Jorea Marple was carrying out numerous recommendations from the much-discussed audit of West Virginia's public schools system when she was fired as superintendent, by Board of Education members eager to signal to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the Legislature that they supported the extensive review of education spending, policy and organization.

11/26/2012

EagleBank announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to high school students across Washington, D.C. by providing them with access to the EverFi(TM)--Financial Literacy learning platform.

11/26/2012

IUME

It's no secret that safe, happy and healthy children are more likely to achieve academic success. But bullying continues to be one issue standing in the way of safe and successful students. Educators are invited to attend a powerful all-day event on January 14, 2013 in New York City.

11/26/2012

The American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) selected Pearson and Choice Solutions Inc. (Choice) to design and implement a federally funded P-20 longitudinal data system (LDS).

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