K12 Headlines

11/29/2012

11/29/2012

Denair Unified School District got official notice today that it is on the brink of insolvency and could run out of cash by February.

11/29/2012

The Monadnock Regional School District will have one fewer member town beginning next year.

11/29/2012

Des Moines Public Schools will have another voice at the Statehouse when the new legislative session starts in January.

11/29/2012

Teachers and students in Salem-Keizer schools have six fewer days of class time this school year.

11/29/2012

The task force’s members have been meeting since June and had deliberately not asked Melcher for the runs. Their reasoning: It was better to craft a policy prescription that made sense and then let the resident wizard do his thing.

11/29/2012

A key legislator said Tuesday that she remains undecided on whether to allow Chicago Public Schools four more months to produce a list of school closings, even as legislation on the extension moved to the House and Senate floors.

11/29/2012

The Missouri State Board of Education has approved new standards for teacher preparation programs.

11/29/2012

Birmingham City Schools announced the launch of a pilot program with Suntex, makers of the online math skills portal First in Math.

11/29/2012

Members from Lexington’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) Transition Subcommittee have announced the creation of a task force to address transitional protocol, practice and programming for special needs students in Lexington Public Schools.

11/28/2012

11/28/2012

LearnSprout

LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced today two new apps for schools and districts: LearnSprout Dashboard and LearnSprout Messages while presenting at the Software & Information Industry Association’s EdTech Business Forum.

11/28/2012

The Bloomberg administration has abandoned a controversial plan to close 10 struggling city high schools.

11/28/2012

PresenceLearning

Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colorado has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, to help relieve the district’s speech-language pathologist (SLP) shortage

11/28/2012

Brooke Harris, a teacher at Detroit's Mumford High School, is confused.

11/28/2012

Country Pure Foods

Country Pure Foods, a processor of juice products for school grades K-12, is excited to announce the addition of V Blend Vegetable / Fruit Blend juices to its product offering.

11/28/2012

Chicago Public Schools leadership offered a trade Monday as it tries to win state lawmakers' support for a key school reform measure: Agree to push back the announcement of what schools will close until spring, and the district will put a five-year moratorium on shutting more buildings.

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