K12 Headlines

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

Days after a report by a nonprofit cited Jersey City's school district as an "underachiever" for not serving free or reduced-price school breakfasts to 82 percent of its eligible students, district officials are placing the blame squarely on parents.

10/8/2012

Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.

10/8/2012

At 7:30 a.m., the halls at Murrayville Elementary mimic a tiny city. Backpack-laden students flow in all directions, with teachers stationed along the way to direct and redirect as needed.

10/8/2012

Administrators have spent months understanding and planning for the state’s new teacher evaluation system that, for many districts, goes into effect this school year – and the Massachusetts Department of Education has matched those efforts with accompanying updated technology.

10/8/2012

How the Austintown Board of Education conducts the public comment portion of its meetings has become a major point of contention over the past several months.

10/8/2012

The Stow-Munroe Falls School District is still looking for ways to save money by cutting costs with energy.

10/5/2012

10/5/2012

ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and virtual mobility solutions, today announced the introduction of ActivReach™, the industry’s first Ethernet technology to support all grades of wiring, extend service reach over three times beyond the limits of standard Ethernet and deliver high-speed voice, data and Power over Ethernet (PoE) all from a single device.

10/5/2012

Hand-held technology can help to improve primary pupils’ learning of grammar, according to a new study by the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) at the University of York.

10/5/2012

Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions donated school supplies to local Denver school children via Denver Kids, Inc. this month.

10/5/2012

Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge is a student leadership program, created by the Lift a Life Foundation and the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by launching a service-learning project that solves hunger issues.

10/4/2012

10/4/2012

A program aimed at lowering the costs of energy and water for New Hanover County Schools appears to be paying off.

10/4/2012

New Jersey public school students endured 12,024 instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation last school year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Education that offers the most detailed portrait to date of how and why students are tormented in the classroom.

10/4/2012

The schools have gotten their yearly grades, and the annual caterwauling is underway.

10/4/2012

Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.

10/4/2012

Chicago teachers voted on a tentative contract agreement Tuesday as the battle over the future of the city's public schools ratcheted up with a large and boisterous rally in support of privately run charter schools.

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