K12 Headlines

6/21/2012

6/21/2012

New K12 parent relationship management system gives school districts state-of-the-art communication services, mobile apps and leadership tools, all in a single package.

6/21/2012

The American Medical Association wants schools to include a yearly curriculum aimed at preventing obesity for public school kids and teens.

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

Kajeet is pleased to announce the launch of School Guard, the newest addition to its suite of free, online tools developed to empower children both inside and outside of the classroom.

6/20/2012

Chase Wilson Education is pleased to announce the release of a new comprehensive Anti-Bullying Curriculum, The Building Blocks of HIB: Bullying Redefined for teachers, counselors and administrators.

6/20/2012

The National Joint Powers Alliance announced it awarded a contract to CDW Government LLC, through which NJPA members from K12 schools can purchase eRate-eligible technology directly from CDW-G.

6/20/2012

Installer’s Choice has created a new line of robust racks for AV and Security applications where a fully welded, 12,250 lbs. static-load tested rack is preferred.

6/20/2012

As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.

6/20/2012

South Dakota education officials expect to get a waiver this month from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Law.

6/20/2012

Richmond Public Schools announced a major technology upgrade today, one that will make internet access more readily available to every student. But some are asking, is this a wise investment considering the huge budget cuts the school board was forced to make last month?

6/20/2012

In Kitty Taylor's third-grade classroom at Hiawatha Leadership Academy, the pace is quick.

6/20/2012

American children do much better identifying the correct answers to simple scientific tasks than using evidence from their experiments to explain those answers.

6/20/2012

The number of Miami-Dade students taken by school police from campus for an involuntary psychiatric exam has almost exactly doubled in the past five years, according to the district’s records.

6/20/2012

The state board of education gave its blessing to a wide ranging set of policy changes on Tuesday, signing off on a new formula for grading the quality of public schools as well as the details of how state officials plan to implement a landmark package of education bills that cleared the state Legislature with the backing of Gov. Bobby Jindal this spring.

6/20/2012

Rhode Island's education commissioner is recommending the closure of a Providence charter high school, citing low math scores and leadership problems.

6/20/2012

Charter schools are under increasing pressure to admit and provide more services for children with special needs.

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