K12 Headlines

8/7/2012

8/7/2012

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bipartisan tenure reform bill today, updating the oldest tenure law in the nation.

8/7/2012

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

8/7/2012

Like so many Americans, I’ve been hanging out in the living room with my family watching the Olympics.

8/6/2012

8/6/2012

GuideK12 is thrilled to announce that the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 will become a GuideK12 Authorized Service Provider in the state of Pennsylvania.

8/6/2012

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training announced that it will award six Community Builder Awards at its 2013 Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball.

8/6/2012

Emily Starr left teaching and created an innovative learning tool that has combined the worlds of education and technology.

8/6/2012

CurriculumLoft introduces its iPad app for syncing digital curriculum content to student devices, which has been approved for download on the iTunes market and will be available for the upcoming school year.

8/6/2012

A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.

8/6/2012

Legislation and an ACLU lawsuit tackle the increasing use of fees at public schools, a trend that is unfair to low-income students and increases disparities.

8/6/2012

When a handful of states revolted against the No Child Left Behind education program last year, Idaho was helping lead the charge. So why is the state now among those last in line for a federal waiver to get out from under the law's toughest requirements?

8/6/2012

Ohio's top education official resigned Saturday amid ethical questions about his work for an educational testing contractor.

8/6/2012

I read with interest StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee's "sounding the alarm" commentary on the "harmful policies" in our educational system, but I was stunned that she didn't mention reforming physical education as a key element for our future success ("Column: Olympic effort needed for education").

8/6/2012

Maryville school officials say about 80 percent of the district's 700 students will be subject to random drug testingwhen classes resume later this month.

8/6/2012

The Monday after the 84th General Assembly adjourned, Gov. Terry Branstad stood behind his speaker’s podium and assessed the success of his 2012 education reform package.

8/6/2012

Seven Des Moines school district administrators once slated for raises of $5,000 to $25,000 are now poised to receive more modest pay increases, according to information released by the district.

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