K12 Headlines

7/30/2012

7/30/2012

Jaelin Cox, 6, attended prekindergarten three miles from her home in rural Cimarron County. She would get on the bus at 8 a.m. and be home a little after 3 p.m.

7/30/2012

School districts across the state are bracing their budgets for possible legislation that would require them to pay for teacher pension costs as lawmakers grapple with ideas to close the state’s $83 billion pension debt.

7/30/2012

Columbus City Schools mysteriously withdrew students during the 2009-10 school year who came to school every day.

7/30/2012

The Redford Union Schools superintendent is defending contract moves made last year by the district after a recent report by a public policy think tank questioned the decision.

7/30/2012

Complex variables. Rational expressions. Quadratic equations.

7/30/2012

The Software & Information Industry Association released the full report from the 2012 Vision K-20 Survey to measure U.S. educational institutions' self-reported progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning.

7/27/2012

7/27/2012

The program helps low-income schools and districts implement anonymous bullying reporting program.

7/27/2012

Although California school districts have largely focused on building new schools to accommodate growing student populations, districts should concentrate more on renovating and replacing aging schools, according to a new report.

7/27/2012

Collaborative effort with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10 provides richer GradeMark access for evaluating student writing.

7/27/2012

GuideK12 and Pearson’s K12 Technology group announce a strategic relationship that combines the global scale and reach of Pearson with GuideK12’s Geovisual Analytics capabilities to give customers unprecedented geo visualization of student data found in PowerSchool.

7/27/2012

ASCD CEO and Executive Director Dr. Gene R. Carter was honored by the association’s Board of Directors for his 20 years of service to the organization.

7/27/2012

More than 900 displaced, Chicago Public Schools tenured teachers, many who were black, will now have a chance at getting their old jobs back this fall.

7/27/2012

Ohio's school superintendent says the investigation of changes made to student attendance data in several districts could lead to criminal charges against educators who committed fraud.

7/27/2012

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education received 22 proposals to open new charter schools across the state, including five in Boston, education officials announced today.

7/27/2012

The Natick Public School system is one of seven nationwide to receive a $25,000 grant to reward its efforts in fighting children's obesity.

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