K12 Headlines

6/22/2012

6/22/2012

School Improvement Network releases a new set of videos into their growing Common Core Library, with hundreds of hours of video footage and instruction.

6/22/2012

A profanity-laced video of middle school students in upstate New York verbally abusing a bus monitor is sparking an outpouring of support as strangers worldwide rally to her side.

6/22/2012

As a new federal report found that charter schools aren’t enrolling as many special-education students as traditional public schools, legislation designed to address that imbalance in New York remains stalled.

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.

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