K12 Headlines

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS, a Cincinnati-based company that offers the one and only comprehensive, fully-automated risk management system available for schools, will begin a full implementation of EmployeeSafe Suite and its Student Bullying and Violence Prevention Program (SBVPP) at Cleveland ISD (Cleveland, Texas) for the 2012-2013 school year.

10/8/2012

McGraw-Hill Education has announced the winners of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Innovative Educator Awards (STEMIEs), a competition that honors innovative educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Lance Schwartz, an eighth grade technology teacher from Selinsgrove, Pa., has been named the first-prize winner.

10/8/2012

The new federal immigration program that delays action against young people living in this country illegally has created a pile of work for the Yakima School District and other districts with a large number of immigrant children.

10/8/2012

Anson Jones is the first school in San Antonio’s Northside Independent School District to roll out the new nametags, which are part of a pilot program intended to ensure that the district receives all of the state dollars to which it is entitled.

10/8/2012

The penalties for ignoring that small stop sign extended from a school bus have drastically increased in Nebraska, but local officials say drivers continue to ignore the safety measure.

10/8/2012

Days after a report by a nonprofit cited Jersey City's school district as an "underachiever" for not serving free or reduced-price school breakfasts to 82 percent of its eligible students, district officials are placing the blame squarely on parents.

10/8/2012

Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.

10/8/2012

At 7:30 a.m., the halls at Murrayville Elementary mimic a tiny city. Backpack-laden students flow in all directions, with teachers stationed along the way to direct and redirect as needed.

10/8/2012

Administrators have spent months understanding and planning for the state’s new teacher evaluation system that, for many districts, goes into effect this school year – and the Massachusetts Department of Education has matched those efforts with accompanying updated technology.

10/8/2012

How the Austintown Board of Education conducts the public comment portion of its meetings has become a major point of contention over the past several months.

10/8/2012

The Stow-Munroe Falls School District is still looking for ways to save money by cutting costs with energy.

10/5/2012

10/5/2012

ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and virtual mobility solutions, today announced the introduction of ActivReach™, the industry’s first Ethernet technology to support all grades of wiring, extend service reach over three times beyond the limits of standard Ethernet and deliver high-speed voice, data and Power over Ethernet (PoE) all from a single device.

10/5/2012

Hand-held technology can help to improve primary pupils’ learning of grammar, according to a new study by the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) at the University of York.

10/5/2012

Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions donated school supplies to local Denver school children via Denver Kids, Inc. this month.

10/5/2012

Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge is a student leadership program, created by the Lift a Life Foundation and the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by launching a service-learning project that solves hunger issues.

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