K12 Headlines

8/15/2012

8/15/2012

Perkins School for the Blind, Helen Keller National Center, and FableVision to Lead the iCanConnect Campaign.

8/15/2012

Prince George's County Public Schools Title I Office has chosen ASCD as its newest professional development partner.

8/15/2012

Students at Thibodaux High and South Lafourche will be allowed to use cellphones at school again this year, but other schools will remain cellphone-free, school officials said.

8/15/2012

In a Danbury elementary school this year, Deputy Superintendent of Schools William Glass was surprised after giving a short presentation when he turned to collect his iPhone on his way out the door.

8/15/2012

With the start of school about a week away, parents are thinking about the new classes their children will be entering. But with that has come some concern over appropriate class sizes.

8/15/2012

When lunchtime rolls around at some Chicago-area schools this year, students in the cafeteria line might be served a panini or antibiotic-free chicken or a black-bean burger. And in at least one district, the salad bar will include a combination of cucumbers and jicama.

8/15/2012

As predicted, students across the state struggled with new math tests featuring more challenging content, according to results released this morning.

8/15/2012

A new bill introduced into the Nebraska Unicameral would require public schools to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in schools. State Sen. Tony Fulton is behind Legislative Bill 990 and says that the law is necessary since recitation of the pledge in classrooms tends to stop when students reach Middle School.

8/15/2012

Manatee County school district officials will be raising the weekly fees for the before- and after-school programs in 19 elementary schools.

8/15/2012

The Louisiana Department of Education today launched Believe and Include, a $4 million competitive grant program that will provide funding to schools to develop innovative programs that help students with disabilities achieve proficiency of the more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

8/15/2012

Balfour Education Center principal Kent Parent told the Henderson County School Board on Monday he wants to rebrand the school from the “alternative” high school to a non-traditional high school. Parent said the school is focusing more on technology and offering technical and vocational classes.

8/14/2012

8/14/2012

Teachers are going back to school this summer, learning to "flip" their classroom with a new free professional development certificate being offered by SOPHIA.

8/14/2012

Architects and designers can access leading control company’s product design files in latest Autodesk building information modeling software.

8/14/2012

Leaders in digital citizenship teaching and anonymous bullying-reporting solution join forces to promote cyber safety and bullying prevention.

8/14/2012

The Kansas City Public Schools opened Monday with about a thousand more students than a year ago, including a full house at its new African Centered College Preparatory Academy, the district reported today.

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