K12 Headlines

8/2/2012

8/2/2012

The former assistant superintendent of Woodside schools has pleaded no contest to misappropriating millions in public money and to billing another school district for his home remodeling work, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

8/2/2012

Bridgeport school superintendent Paul Vallas wowed some in the education community when he passed a sweeping five-year plan to fix Connecticut's worst school district after being on the job for only three months.

8/2/2012

The Project School in Indianapolis has lost a court battle to remain open after a judge denied an injunction challenging Mayor Greg Ballard's decision to revoke the school’s charter.

8/2/2012

Black community leaders claim racism is a pervasive part of Nashville school policy and think a limited busing plan is needed.

8/2/2012

The Tupelo Public School District is working to develop concrete indicators to measure its progress toward district goals.

8/2/2012

Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson resigned unexpectedly Tuesday, saying that "living far away from my family" was too much of a challenge to continue as Florida's schools chief.

8/2/2012

Fifteen years ago, North Carolina rolled out its first “ABCs of Public Education” report, ushering in an era when student test scores shaped the reputation of schools and the communities they serve.

8/2/2012

At public events and inside schools, William R. Hite Jr. has been the face of Prince George’s County Public Schools for nearly four years.

8/2/2012

Steve Skelcy hopes for the best, because he knows how close the Saginaw Public Schools came to the worst.

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

Ericom Software announced that Hanover School District in Pennsylvania has chosen Ericom AccessNow to provide high school students with browser-based access to hosted Windows applications and desktops from Chromebooks, laptops and tablets.

8/1/2012

TechSmith announces the release of a new version of its industry-leading lecture capture and knowledge sharing enterprise tool, Camtasia Relay 4.1.

8/1/2012

Blackboard Learn is first and only learning management system to include the standards.

8/1/2012

The New Hampshire Department of Education says there's been a 6 percent increase in the past decade of students choosing to continue their studies immediately following graduation from high school.

8/1/2012

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

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