K12 Headlines

11/7/2012

11/7/2012

Natrona County School District officials are considering adding new graduation requirements starting with next year’s freshmen, and they seek community feedback.

11/7/2012

Hamilton County Schools will no longer invite family and community members to school cafeterias for holiday meals.

11/7/2012

City and Columbia Public Schools officials said there is potential for better collaboration that might allow Columbia Transit buses to handle some transportation needs for middle and high school students.

11/7/2012

School officials in Hopkinton are already pushing back against the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation that all town departments be level-funded for fiscal year 2014, saying that expectation is “unrealistic.”

11/6/2012

11/6/2012

Campaign finance records show that supporters of Georgia's charter school amendment have outspent opponents by a significant margin. 

11/6/2012

Cots lined the hallways, and toilets were limited or clogged, so some evacuees went to the bathroom on the floor.

11/6/2012

In recognition of America Recycles Day, FundingFactory, the nation's largest fundraising by recycling program, is sponsoring the "Care2Collect Just 1" campaign to help schools, nonprofits and businesses in protecting the environment while supporting their local communities. Participants are encouraged to simply recycle one e-waste item, such as a printer cartridge or cell phone, through FundingFactory, and to donate one non-perishable food item to their local food bank.

11/6/2012

As more educators adopt iPads as an integral part of their teaching and learning practices,Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces the launch of its myON iPad app.

11/6/2012

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

11/6/2012

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q.

11/6/2012

Forty-five states are in the midst of implementing the new Common Core State Standards, which emphasize reading "informational," or nonfiction, texts across subject areas. To support this critical U.S. education initiative, Okapi Educational Publishing launched "Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informational texts," a new and flexible resource to teach comprehension strategies.

11/6/2012

A former Pittsburgh Allderdice High School student sued the district Sunday, alleging that after she fell ill, the district failed to educate her, derailing a promising academic career.

11/6/2012

In a first-floor office at Liberation Diploma Plus, a high school just three blocks from Coney Island’s famous beach, a pile of SAT study books bulge with filthy water.

11/6/2012

The candidates squared off on Monday morning for one last debate before Tuesday's presidential election.

11/6/2012

The Los Angeles Unified School District's mental health department, along with a group of partners, recently landed a $2.4-million grant to work with students exposed to traumatic events.

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