K12 Headlines

7/27/2012

7/27/2012

A company appointed by Indiana to run and try to turn around a troubled Gary high school is suing the Gary Community School Corp., demanding that it turn over student records it needs to run the school.

7/26/2012

7/26/2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they'll owe.

7/26/2012

Edmodo announced the presentation topics selected for EdmodoCon, the company’s second annual virtual educator conference that will be held on August 8. 

7/26/2012

ETA hand2mind has launched Core PD, a professional development and teacher coaching solution that engages educators in discovery-based, hands-on learning.

7/26/2012

Blended learning course helps leaders use learning walks and other sources of data to improve student achievement, increase teacher effectiveness.

7/26/2012

An annual report on the well-being of West Virginia children gives the state's education system low marks, ranking it 47th in the nation.

7/26/2012

To help educators learn about the various ways to integrate data-collection technology into their laboratory experiments, Vernier Software & Technology is offering free workshops this fall.

7/26/2012

Republican Geraldine "Tincy" Miller is trying to reclaim a position she held on the Texas State Board of Education for 26 years after being ousted in the primary two years ago.

7/26/2012

Gov. Paul LePage and his education commissioner today unveiled a plan they say is designed to "revitalize" Maine's education system.

7/26/2012

Teachers are being treated as true professionals and not as interchangeable cogs in an educational assembly line because of evaluation plans called for in the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says.

7/26/2012

President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.

7/26/2012

After rejecting a last-minute push to pursue a more aggressive search for a new schools chief, the Pinellas School Board picked three finalists.

7/26/2012

Getting into Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is like winning the lottery, Suzanne Rheault, CEO of the test-prep company Aristotle Circle, told U.S. News in April, calling the No. 2 ranked Best High School the "MIT of high schools."

7/26/2012

The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a new set of academic standards Tuesday for private schools participating in Louisiana's expanded voucher program.

7/25/2012

7/25/2012

Promising better connections and fewer dropped calls, Wilson Electronics announced the availability of the Sleek 4G-V, the world's first 4Gsignal booster designed to improve cell reception in vehicles such as school buses.

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