K12 Headlines

10/22/2012

10/22/2012

Learn360, an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, announces new content titles from Sunburst Visual Media available this fall in the U.S. and Canada in its online multimedia and digital content library.

10/22/2012

The Georgia Charter Schools Association has come under criticism for sending an email to school leaders asking for their help as the organization tried to arrange what appears to be a political ad.

10/22/2012

The nine schools in the greater Baton Rouge area managed by the state-run Recovery School District have collectively lost more than 850 students compared with a year ago, according to preliminary enrollment numbers.

10/22/2012

Fiscal stability, experience and student performance are key themes in the race for Woodland Joint Unified School District trustees.

10/22/2012

School cafeteria kitchens in Washington serve about 500,000 lunches a day. Given that volume, you might expect school kitchens to rack up a fair number of health department violations.

10/22/2012

The outcome of five years of fighting by St. Louis families who wanted their failing schools to pay to send their children to accredited suburban districts has been thrown into greater doubt after the city schools received partial accreditation last week.

10/22/2012

School districts are seeing their student numbers grow.

10/22/2012

Carbondale Elementary School District 95 welcomed three international school administrators as part of the 2012-2013 Adminstrator Exchange Program.

10/22/2012

On vast green or black sheets of slate in classrooms across the country, the word bullying appears in big, bold letters.

10/22/2012

For two Central Texas school districts, football games have revived an old debate about the Old South - whether to play "Dixie."

10/22/2012

Marisa Perezchica circles her classroom, classical music softly streaming from her iPad, as her sixth-graders take a practice test on their own iPads.

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 14th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com).

10/19/2012

A yearlong speaker series is about to get under way at the Piedmont Adult School and will focus on a variety of topics dealing with education. The pilot program is a joint venture between the adult school and the Associated Parent Club of Piedmont and will feature lectures by experts in the arena of K-12 education on topics ranging from reading motivation to youth sports.

10/19/2012

Nearly a quarter of a million students across the country cast their ballots, and the results are in: President Barack Obama is the winner of the 2012 Scholastic Student Vote, with a 6% lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

10/19/2012

In recognition of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Learning is offering its Accessibility: It IS Important workshop at no cost for a limited time.

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