K12 Headlines

10/3/2012

10/3/2012

Voyager Learning, the nation’s most comprehensive provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, knows that mathematics fluency and understanding is essential in a child’s life.

10/3/2012

During his sophomore year, Jose Avalos was urged by a principal to drop out of high school. The next year, his brother was told to do the same after entering the 10th grade. A third Avalos brother shared the same fate in 2009.

10/3/2012

Three southwest-area high schools could receive new buildings and another could get substantial renovations if voters approve a Houston school district bond package to go before voters in November.

10/2/2012

10/2/2012

General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program.  A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.

10/2/2012

General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.

10/2/2012

Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.

10/2/2012

Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company founded by former Kaplan, Inc. CEO Jonathan Grayer in partnership with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), announced that it has entered the $3.6 billion education, school improvement services and professional development industry by acquiring a 100% interest in each of Editure Professional Development Inc. and JBHM Education Group. Both transactions closed in September.

10/2/2012

A school bus driver for the San Antonio Independent School District is dead and two students hospitalized with minor injuries after a bus crashed into another bus and then a fence in front of Wagner High School this morning.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

Whether they like it or not, the Santa Clara County Board of Education may be stuck with $175,000 or more in losses from the underwater luxury condominium that ex-Superintendent Charles Weis is trying to unload.

10/1/2012

In conjunction with Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Adventure to Fitness has announced the launch of their new website, which they say will make their program even more accessible for the 45,000-plus network of teachers already using the program, plus reveal some never-before-seen-features.

10/1/2012

Empowering Writers, leading provider of K-8 professional development and resources for the instruction of writing is pleased to announce the release of their Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2-5. 

10/1/2012

Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store.

10/1/2012

The Hartley Elementary lunch trays were full of color Wednesday.

10/1/2012

Imagine experiencing the anxieties and adjustments of the first day of school several times during one school year.

10/1/2012

The Washington State Board of Education wants schools to get rid of Native American mascots.

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