K12 Headlines

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

Vermont has decided to drop its request to the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility in enacting key provisions of the No Child Left Behind law.

5/29/2012

Geography isn’t what it used to be. Nowadays, that subject is often buried—and therefore inadequately covered—in a social studies curriculum itself under siege because of the extended commitment in schools to reading and math.

5/29/2012

The Defense Department school system is issuing laptops to students in select schools, hoping the pilot program will match the success of similar programs in state schools that have made steady gains in student achievement.

5/29/2012

Are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the City Council doing their traditional budget dance?

5/29/2012

Beachwood High School senior Scott Remer is excited about the possibility of meeting President Barack Obama when he is recognized as the first U.S. Presidential Scholar in BHS history June 16 in Washington, D.C.

5/25/2012

5/25/2012

Leader in web and cloud-based educational solutions, ClassLink announced that LaunchPad Virtual Desktop won the 2012 CODiE award for Best Education Community Solution.

5/25/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. introduced two new Citrix-dedicated zero client monitors - the SyncMaster S-series and B-series cloud stations at Citrix Synergy.

5/25/2012

Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE Early Childhood Developmental Inventory and BRIGANCE Head Start Developmental Inventory were both approved to support outcomes reporting for children in the Infant–Toddler and Pre-kindergarten age ranges.

5/25/2012

Access to the highly respected developmental screening tool Ages & Stages Questionnaires, Third Edition, published by Brookes Publishing Co., is now available through Easter Seals with the generous support of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.

5/25/2012

State schools Superintendent Tommy Bice says he prefers that local superintendents keep their school year at 180 days, but he respects their right to make their own decisions on the matter, even if that means cutting days.

5/25/2012

A Colorado educator is taking over for retiring Superintendent Jon Andes.

5/25/2012

New budget numbers revealed to the public this week suggest that it may have been premature to celebrate the Oakland school district's return to fiscal solvency.

5/25/2012

They range from a two-story English Tudor-style building with a swimming pool, fireplace and two glass conservatories to a sprawling, graffiti-laden structure ravaged by thieves.

5/25/2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today lavished praise on several Twin Cities school districts, teachers unions and board members for the progressive nature of their relationships.

5/25/2012

The Los Angeles Unified School District on Wednesday announced the settlement of a sexual harassment allegation against retired Supt. Ramon C. Cortines by a senior employee in the facilities division.

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