K12 Headlines

8/23/2012

8/23/2012

Education officials want more Missouri students to eat breakfast at school.

8/23/2012

Central Valley teenager Taylor Ghimenti learned in her 9th grade sex education class that HIV-AIDS could be spread by kissing — a medically inaccurate statement.

8/23/2012

The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors held a study session meeting on Thursday, Aug. 16, so that the board could further discuss, and possibly narrow down, options for a sixth school within the district.

8/22/2012

8/22/2012

Two beautiful Multi-Touch eBooks engage students with videos, more than 250 graphic-novel scenarios, interactive graphing tools, embedded review questions, and self-grading assessments that enhance the richness of the text. 

8/22/2012

The updated science curriculum includes hundreds of new activities, quizzes, and tasks that empower teachers to engage students in key tenents of science and exploration.

8/22/2012

Schoolwires has achieved a remarkable feat: earning a ranking on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the country for the sixth consecutive year; an achievement reached by only about 600 companies since the list was first published in 1982.

8/22/2012

A part of Alabama's immigration law that ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students was ruled unconstitutional Monday by a federal court, but the controversial "show me your papers" provision was upheld.

8/22/2012

By most accounts, the Palm Beach County School District’s massive school bus system operated Monday as a much more well-oiled machine than last year and lived up to it’s motto: “safe-efficient-timely.”

8/22/2012

In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.

8/22/2012

Struggling Indiana public school districts are buying billboard space, airing radio ads and even sending principals door-to-door in an unusual marketing campaign aimed at persuading parents not to move their children to private schools as the nation’s largest voucher program doubles in size.

8/22/2012

With more than 1,700 students scheduled to get at least part-time access to iPads when school starts Sept. 4, Farmington administrators are putting the finishing touches on the policy that will regulate how students will be expected to use and care for their new tablet computers.

8/22/2012

At the new Rochester Career Mentoring Charter School, college comes early.

8/22/2012

Children going door to door for fundraising programs - and parents having to respond to those hopeful young faces - may soon be off the hook thanks to a new app that converts grocery receipts into fundraising dollars.

8/22/2012

Sixty-five freshmen are about to embark on a new journey to reimagine a high school education—one that may take three, five, or even six years, depending on how quickly they learn.

8/22/2012

Gathered in the large garden behind an elementary school here, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let them smell the leaves, and then did the same with oregano.

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