K12 Headlines

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

Missouri education officials will be testing a new teacher evaluation system in the upcoming school year.

6/22/2012

Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday.

6/22/2012

The Scranton School District will save more than $2 million this year on health care, officials announced at a meeting with employees on Wednesday.

6/22/2012

By fall, the Detroit Public Schools will enroll 49,852 students, down from more than 160,000 students a decade ago, according to a proposed 2012-13 budget released by the district Thursday.

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

Wanderful, a new Bay Area-based technology firm, has secured licensing rights to global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s library of Living Books titles.

6/21/2012

Serving more than 500,000 students, California's Orange County Department of Education will use SAS Business Intelligence and SAS Financial Management to improve budgeting, planning and forecasting for 28 school districts.

6/21/2012

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SM 3, a compact, fast-installing flush mount speaker featuring the Extron SpeedMount System.

6/21/2012

Charter schools in most states continue to enroll proportionately fewer students with disabilities than traditional public schools, a new government report shows.

6/21/2012

The U.S. is stress-testing Herbert Stein's law like never before, but maybe the economist's famous dictum—trends that can't continue won't—is being vindicated in education.

6/21/2012

American teens are adept at conducting scientific experiments, but only if they don't stray beyond the basics, according to assessment results released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics.

6/21/2012

A new poll says that confidence in U.S. public schools has dropped to the lowest level in nearly four decades.

6/21/2012

Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

6/21/2012

School is out for summer, and in 2013, as many as 150,000 Michigan students may not go back. Their classes will be conducted online, and the quality of their education is likely to suffer for it.

6/21/2012

A new venture fund devoted to education reform efforts in Chicago's public schools is being proposed by a group of civic leaders under the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

6/21/2012

New K12 parent relationship management system gives school districts state-of-the-art communication services, mobile apps and leadership tools, all in a single package.

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