K12 Headlines

7/19/2012

7/19/2012

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students’ achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

7/19/2012

Repercussions from the horrific acts by Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky reported by the media have yet to fully emerge.

7/19/2012

A new program designed to help autumn-born youngsters develop kindergarten-readiness skills is set to begin next month at three Oroville-area elementary school districts.

7/19/2012

Flagler County School Board members and staff heard some sobering news Tuesday night: The district's revenues will be about $3.8 million less than they anticipated.

7/19/2012

The New Jersey Department of Education has selected 24 districts to participate in either the first year of the state’s principal evaluation pilot program or the second year of its teacher evaluation pilot program this school year.

7/19/2012

Talk of a possible Chicago teacher strike got louder Wednesday, as the head of the school system blasted a fact-finder's recommendation to give teachers a double-digit raise, saying it would cost hundreds of millions of dollars and lead to mass-layoffs and classroom crowding.

7/19/2012

Former Ankeny school Superintendent Matthew Wendt is accused of fraud and deliberately misleading Ankeny school board members in a lawsuit filed in Polk County District court Tuesday.

7/19/2012

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act showed promise to assist education, but some of its results have yet to be realized.

7/18/2012

7/18/2012

School districts surrounding Lansing are doing a brisk business in transfer requests for the coming year, a point worth noting for everyone with a stake in the Lansing School District.

7/18/2012

The bullying epidemic continues, even as a multi-pronged crackdown by states and educators gathers steam.

7/18/2012

The 1983 publication of A Nation at Risk was intended to create significant improvements in public education.

7/18/2012

Mississippi has a major obesity epidemic and the state is fighting back - starting with children.

7/18/2012

A new college awareness, readiness and education initiative aims to better prepare area sophomores for college.

7/18/2012

Wake County Schools mixed up year-round tracks which forced hundreds of students to be marked down as absent. Parents were confused when school officials contacted them over their absent children.

7/18/2012

AMX announced two new accessories, the Modero X Series Multi Preview (MXA-MP) and the Modero X Series Multi Preview Live (MXA-MPL).

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