K12 Headlines

3/5/2013

3/5/2013

TransLoc Inc., provider of real-time transit information to the world's leading educational institutions, municipalities, airports and corporations, today announced that students, faculty, and staff can access instant, real-time information about their campus transit systems easily via the TransLoc integration with Blackboard Mobile™ Central.

3/5/2013

The 710 students from South Glens Falls High School danced for more than a day: Conga lines, "Gangnam Style," giddy-ups, hand jives and the "Harlem Shake." Then, flushed and weary, the teens showed why this is a dance marathon with a difference.

3/5/2013

The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.

3/5/2013

The number of California school districts in financial jeopardy has dropped by a third in the last year, state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson said Monday.

3/5/2013

A new state law, signed in January, which establishes Commonwealth virtual schools, would have required the locally run academy to be overseen by the state, like a charter school.

3/5/2013

The aim of putting officers on campus every day would be to more effectively prevent crime and defuse conflicts with words instead of weapons, officials say.

3/5/2013

About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.

3/5/2013

Breakfast might not just be the most important meal of a child's day – it might be one of most important meals of their life.

3/5/2013

The National School Boards Association announced on Monday that Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School Principal Robert Dillon is a "20 to Watch" educator for the 2012-2013 school year.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.

3/4/2013

Leading Brain-Computer Interface company, NeuroSky, has recently launched the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to the power of the human brain through fun, interactive applications.

3/4/2013

Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of childrenacross the United States and Canada. They do this while maintaining a safety record unequalled in the transportation industry.

3/4/2013

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

3/4/2013

Newark Public Schools has laid off more than 100 employees across the district who oversee departments such as mathematics, world language and athletics, a district spokeswoman said yesterday.

3/4/2013

Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.

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