K12 Headlines

1/30/2013

1/30/2013

Monday, February 4, 2013 to Friday, February 8, 2013

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1/30/2013

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Baltimore, Md.

1/30/2013

Louisiana public education is plagued with problems. Students aren’t graduating from high school, students who can’t read are being asked to write book reports, teachers either don’t care or are underpaid—you get the picture.

1/30/2013

Facing a 2015 deadline to add more digital textbooks and materials to classroom instruction, Orange County schools chief operations officer Michael Eugene has about as many questions as answers.

1/30/2013

With the worst case scenario still on the minds of parents, teachers and law enforcement, Bergen County authorities have prepared a training video for handling "active shooter" situations in schools.

1/30/2013

The commission handpicked to oversee Chicago Public School closings is leaning strongly toward recommending that no more than 20 schools be closed in any one year to give students, parents, teachers and bureaucrats an opportunity to adjust to the upheaval, sources said Monday.

1/30/2013

Common Core mandates for success.

1/30/2013

Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether school districts should be held financially responsible when students arrive at college unprepared.

1/30/2013

In Nevada, as across the nation, ambitious efforts are under way to improve K-12 schooling.

1/30/2013

For the past 17 years, Seattle voters have approved every school levy that has come before them, and Seattle Public Schools officials hope voters will now approve two more levies worth $1.25 billion.

1/30/2013

Sylvia P. Simms, a community advocate and broadband adoption outreach coordinator for Comcast and the Urban Affairs Coalition, was appointed to the School Reform Commission (SRC), the Mayor announced yesterday. Simms will fill the vacancy left by SRC member Lorene Cary who, after a leave of absence due to health reasons, will not seek reappointment.

1/30/2013

Jen Baker, a seasoned teacher at Frenchtown School (N.J.) for the last 10 years, has always embraced technology to enhance learning for her students and to make her classroom more engaging. She now can share her expertise and enthusiasm with a broader audience in her new role as Tech Coordinator for Hunterdon County Education Association.

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Rapid City Area Schools

Rapid City, S.D.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 to Thursday, February 28, 2013

Las Vegas, Nev.

1/30/2013

Montgomery police have arrested a man accused of carrying out a string of burglaries at public schools in the city over the course of several months.

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