K12 Headlines

7/31/2012

7/31/2012

The Augusta (Wisc.) School District could soon be the winner of a grant worth up to $25,000.

7/31/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.

7/31/2012

Ending an 18-month wait, Christopher Cerf was confirmed as New Jersey’s education commissioner in a 28-0 vote by the state Senate.

7/31/2012

It's a wired world, and school district officials are taking notice, in some cases even changing their long-standing policies banning students from bringing personal technology into the classroom.

7/31/2012

At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."

7/31/2012

Associate Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky was introduced as the next deputy superintendent of instruction for the Clark County School District.

7/31/2012

High school football season is just weeks away, and Monday marked the first day of practice in pads for many schools. However, those added layers mean teams are increasing the level of rough play, and the possible injuries that could follow.

7/31/2012

With the highest teen pregnancy rate in the country, a majority of Mississippi's school districts have chosen to teach an abstinence-only sex education curriculum this year.

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

Tim and Kathy Parks knew for years that their son Chakotay,who has autism, would outgrow traditional public school.

7/30/2012

For Alex Jilek, getting three kids ready for school in the morning generally involves lots of raised voices.

7/30/2012

Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers’ Association are now accepting applications for the annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards.

7/30/2012

New rubric-based workbook defines critical components of proficiency-based teaching and learning.

7/30/2012

New cutting edge technologies will help give students with print disabilities the same opportunities as their peers.

7/30/2012

It’s going to be a year of change in Mobile County’s public schools: Entire schools have moved, school zones have been altered and two cities have broken away.

7/30/2012

Other education reforms are more urgent than charter schools. Washington could have a fantastic public school system without them.

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