K12 Headlines

11/8/2012

11/8/2012

Although freshmen in Columbia public high schools might walk alongside upperclassmen in the hallways next year, they might not have a chance to participate in physical education classes with sophomores, juniors and seniors.

11/8/2012

As part of its 20-year bus replacement plan, Poudre School District has rolled two new propane-powered buses into its fleet of approximately 150.

11/8/2012

In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, Navajo Public Schools will have no trouble staying ahead of the curve.

11/8/2012

Idaho voters upended all three of Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's laws to overhaul education, a blow not only to the state's public schools leader but also to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter who backed them.

11/8/2012

Kent’s representative to the Region 1 Board of Education suggested that the board lead the way into a paperless universe this year, saving the district up to $70,000 in copying expenses, paper and postage.

11/8/2012

The Plainfield School District 202 school board on Monday made some slight adjustments to the district’s student to staffing ratios based on Supt. John Harper’s recommendations.

11/8/2012

Ten more Memphis City Schools will be run by charters or the state through the Achievement School District next fall.

11/7/2012

11/7/2012

Joining school systems in Hawaii, Indiana and elsewhere across the country, Pitt County Schools in North Carolina will no longer require its students to learn cursive writing.

11/7/2012

Lunch was not on the menu this week for some students at a Detroit school after a food fight led officials to what some called cruel and unusual discipline.

11/7/2012

As P.S. 84 returned from a week without classes Monday, the Grand Street school's principal Sereida Rodriguez-Guerra combed through a list of socks, baby food, warm coats and school supplies that a Rockaway Beach school needs while recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

11/7/2012

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. 

11/7/2012

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

11/7/2012

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

11/7/2012

Blackboard Inc. unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.

11/7/2012

Atlanta Public Schools has reached another milestone in its efforts to get back in the good graces of an agency that governs public school accreditation.

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