K12 Headlines

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

The Clark County School District is responding to hundreds of complaints by parents frustrated over transportation issues.

8/29/2012

The school year has barely started, but even so, administrators in the Brush School District already are looking at test scores.

8/29/2012

K12 Inc., the nation's leading provider of proprietary curricula and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school, announced it has partnered with Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District to launch a new, blended online learning program for high school students across the district.

8/29/2012

Mobile learning is one of the hottest trends in education. Schools are beginning to realize the power tablets and smartphones wield in the classroom. Mobile devices like the iPad, the Galaxy Tab and the Google Nexus personalize education and are revolutionizing the classroom experience through the use of apps. No matter the app, the purpose is to make education a unique experience for the user. Worship Tech Decisions has rounded up the best 25 apps for IT directors to recommend for K-12 classrooms.

8/29/2012

Monsanto announced today at the Farm Progress Show that 176 school districts in 35 states have been selected to receive grants of up to $25,000. The America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will invest $2.3 million in rural schools across the United States during the 2012-2013 school year.

8/29/2012

A California law requiring school districts to update their anti-harassment and anti-bullying policies has been seemingly ignored by five Long Beach area school districts, according to a Long Beach Press-Telegram investigation.

8/29/2012

The Clearfield Area School District decided to move forward with plans to close the middle school and Centre and Bradford elementary schools and will hold a public hearing on the closures in October.

8/29/2012

The former superintendent of elementary schools in El Centro was sentenced to 10 months in federal custody Monday for submitting false results on standardized school science tests and bogus reimbursement claims.

8/29/2012

The Oswego District 308 Board of Education will continue to work through transportation issues caused in part by what officials said Monday night was the lack of complete traffic studies that were to be done before the school year started.

8/29/2012

About 148,000 students sucessfully completed 303,000 half-credit Florida Virtual School courses this past school year.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

webNetwork 6.1 is a significant release that provides customers a platform to deliver files, applications and reports whether those resources reside in their private data center, the public cloud or on a local device, and delivers them all through a secure browser-based webDesktop.

8/28/2012

Students at Ypsilanti Public Schools will start class next week anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes later than last year, a move designed to save the cash-strapped district money.

8/28/2012

Not so long ago, most school districts had very strict policies: Leave your cellphones and laptops at home.

8/28/2012

The Boston Teachers Union announced today that it has filed unfair labor practice charges against the School Department, in the latest barb thrown in the increasingly hostile talks over a new contract.

8/28/2012

The state commissioner of education has granted 14-year-old Elizabeth Leclaire’s appeal of a local decision that denied her enrollment in Norfolk County Agricultural High School. 

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