K12 Headlines

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

GEF Institute’s blended learning curriculum educates high school students on green building attributes and benefits, providing them with the educational resources necessary to understand, identify, and improve environmental inefficiencies within their own school building.

9/4/2012

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the addition of writing rubrics aligned to the Common Core State
Standards (CCSS) to its award-winning cloud-based grading service, GradeMark.

9/4/2012

The school district in Turlock, surrounded by fields and orchards in one of the nation's richest agricultural regions, used to get much of the produce it served to students from national distributors who shipped fruits and vegetables from outside California.

9/4/2012

Children are returning to school this September with new shoes, new backpacks and a new curriculum.

9/4/2012

Elfega Cazares isn't taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, she knows her children stand to lose the most if teachers walk off the job next Monday.

9/4/2012

Earlier this year, Virginia was given a waiver from the "No Child Left Behind" mandate. Now, parents are waiting to see how Virginia educators are going to insure that students will be competent in reading and math.

9/4/2012

Many schools tell kids to leave their cellphones, iPods and other gadgets at home or at least stowed in backpacks for the day — to varying degrees of success.

9/4/2012

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

9/4/2012

Quincy Public Schools' physical education class requirements fall short of National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) guidelines, according to a recent University of Georgia study.

9/4/2012

School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and cars as prizes.

9/4/2012

The Green Bay School District hopes to become the second in Wisconsin to offer the college-prep International Baccalaureate program from kindergarten through 12th grade.

9/4/2012

It is common knowledge that the fresher the food, the more expensive the cost. When new federal guidelines required schools to increase the servings of fruits and vegetables and whole grains, many wondered how they will pay for it.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

ith the implementation of MySciLEARN™, Scientific Learning’s new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, Scientific Learning Corp. and its customers have made significant strides to help more students than ever accelerate their acquisition of the cognitive, language, and reading skills essential for learning success.

8/31/2012

To overcome the costs and time constraints associated with speech language pathologists (SLPs) traveling to the district’s extremely rural school locations and to lessen the case load for current SLPs in the district, Union County School System in northern Georgia adopted PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students.

8/31/2012

To celebrate back-to-school, Califone is launching a contest for the growing community of educators using Pinterest to support educational advancement.

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