K12 Headlines

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.

10/15/2012

So far the results are promising: Rocketship students score among the top performers on standardized tests.

10/15/2012

A unique North Carolina law requires county elections officials to hold voter registration drives on high school campuses each year – even before students are of legal age to vote.

10/15/2012

Only about 13% of Hispanic 25- to 29-year-olds complete at least a bachelor's degree, compared with 39% for whites in the same age group and 53% for Asians, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, demonstrates its ongoing commitment to providing schools with projection solutions at a low total cost of ownership, by announcing new lower prices for K-12 education-focused projector replacement lamps.

10/12/2012

The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame has selected Scientific Learning Corp. (Nasdaq:SCIL) co-founder Dr. Paula Tallal to receive an Inventor of the Year Award.

10/12/2012

One of Florida’s Race to the Top initiatives is that all districts will implement a local instructional improvement system (LIIS) to provide teachers and administrators with the information and resources they need to improve their instructional practices, decision-making, and overall effectiveness.

10/12/2012

The public school district that serves Stockton, California, which became the biggest U.S. city to enter bankruptcy in June, plans to issue $45 million in debt as soon as next week in its first sale since the municipality sought Chapter 9 protection.

10/12/2012

A total of 32 local schools were among 595 statewide directed by education offi­cials to improve in the wake of new benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low- and high-per­forming schools, Virginia Department of Education officials said Wednesday.

10/12/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions is offering resources to schools in all stages of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

10/12/2012

The debate over digital-learning opportunities continues to heat up in New Jersey.

10/12/2012

The governor’s message at the release of his state budget for the coming year was succinct and brief: “I am doing the best I can with what I have.”

10/12/2012

Minnesota has some of the highest standards for arts education in the country, but schools don't always meet those lofty expectations.

10/12/2012

When School Superintendent Brenda Hodges received word from the state that Mansfield schools were labeled as a “Level 3” district, based on MCAS performance, she knew that wasn’t the case.

10/12/2012

California schools continued their steady gains in achievement, and for the first time more than half of them met the state's target score, according to California's annual index of school achievement released Thursday.

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