K12 Headlines

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

A school bus crash Wednesday morning in Mount Pleasant that sent about 30 students and a bus driver to the hospital happened despite annual inspections and a “veteran” driver with no history of wrecks.

8/31/2012

The Vernon Board of Education moved to further discuss the creation and implementation of a dress code for faculty after some members expressed their disapproval of some staff attire in the hallways.

8/31/2012

Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

8/31/2012

The full impact of Minnesota's accountability system came into view Thursday with the announcement of the final group of schools facing new labels and corrective actions.

8/31/2012

The state Board of Education chose Thursday not to takeover an Indianapolis public school but is leaving the option on the table.

8/31/2012

During the school day, you leave your children’s health in the hands of the school nurse — but it’s hard to know if they are prepared for everything. Some forms of preparedness training, like fire drills and tornado drills, are mandated in schools.

8/31/2012

In advance of students returning to Foxborough Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the town’s School Committee reviewed and approved the district’s goals for the 2012-13 at Monday’s meeting.

8/31/2012

In a showdown pitting unions against education reformers and school districts, a bill to overhaul teacher evaluations passed a major legislative hurdle late Wednesday when it was approved by the Senate Education Committee.

8/30/2012

8/30/2012

A committee of North Dakota education officials has voted in favor of applying for a waiver from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

8/30/2012

In a move to help produce the skilled workforce businesses require today and in the future, Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order that will overhaul the state’s career and technical education (CTE) system.

8/30/2012

CORE Education and Consulting Solutions, Inc. (CORE ECS), a leading global education company providing assessments, interventions and content solutions for districts and states serving Pre-K, K-12, Employability, Special Education and Higher Education sectors, today announced that Nicole Neal has been appointed President of their Assessment and Solutions Division.

8/30/2012

Wipro Ltd and the University of Massachusetts Boston jointly announced the launch of a 12-month fellowship program in the US to train 120 school teachers over three years, with the aim of fostering excellence in science education among students from disadvantaged areas of Boston and New York.

8/30/2012

East Haven Public School District is already off to a state-of-the-art start to the first half of the new school year.

8/30/2012

“Support our STEM Initiative” is the message that Tracey Carisch brought to the Brainerd/East Brainerd Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday morning. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

8/30/2012

Huntsville school officials are breathing a sigh of relief today after city voters overwhelmingly renewed a property tax that pays for school repairs and renovations.

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