K12 Headlines

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as "consolidation," because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported.

10/15/2012

Nashville school officials say they've discussed a partial hiring freeze if the state goes through with plans to withhold $3.4 million from the district after its rejection of a charter school proposal.

10/15/2012

Like most of Louisiana, Rapides Parish voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to limit school board members to three terms.

10/15/2012

The state of Texas is headed back to court this month for the latest round in a never-ending battle over public school finance. This time hundreds of public school districts, some charter schools, and a group of parents are challenging the state's method of funding our schools, alleging it is inadequate and inequitable.

10/15/2012

Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.

10/15/2012

So far the results are promising: Rocketship students score among the top performers on standardized tests.

10/15/2012

A unique North Carolina law requires county elections officials to hold voter registration drives on high school campuses each year – even before students are of legal age to vote.

10/15/2012

Only about 13% of Hispanic 25- to 29-year-olds complete at least a bachelor's degree, compared with 39% for whites in the same age group and 53% for Asians, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, demonstrates its ongoing commitment to providing schools with projection solutions at a low total cost of ownership, by announcing new lower prices for K-12 education-focused projector replacement lamps.

10/12/2012

The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame has selected Scientific Learning Corp. (Nasdaq:SCIL) co-founder Dr. Paula Tallal to receive an Inventor of the Year Award.

10/12/2012

One of Florida’s Race to the Top initiatives is that all districts will implement a local instructional improvement system (LIIS) to provide teachers and administrators with the information and resources they need to improve their instructional practices, decision-making, and overall effectiveness.

10/12/2012

The public school district that serves Stockton, California, which became the biggest U.S. city to enter bankruptcy in June, plans to issue $45 million in debt as soon as next week in its first sale since the municipality sought Chapter 9 protection.

10/12/2012

A total of 32 local schools were among 595 statewide directed by education offi­cials to improve in the wake of new benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low- and high-per­forming schools, Virginia Department of Education officials said Wednesday.

10/12/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions is offering resources to schools in all stages of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

10/12/2012

The debate over digital-learning opportunities continues to heat up in New Jersey.

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