K12 Headlines

7/2/2012

7/2/2012

Virginia is one of the latest states to slip out from under the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

Already the largest integrated library of digital books with multimedia supports, myON reader will gain new upper-level titles and books for young readers and preschool students.

6/29/2012

The Rensselaer City N.Y. School District is equipped with a host of audio/video educational tools including more than 50 networkable Hitachi 3LCD projectors.

6/29/2012

The new benchmarking tests allow teachers of grades 6-8 to better evaluate students’ proficiencies against the Common Core Standards.

6/29/2012

Virginia's Department of Medical Assistance Services recently announced that Virginia schools are eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement for online speech therapy with PresenceLearning.

6/29/2012

A grand jury is blasting a Sacramento-area school district and its police force.

6/29/2012

The Connecticut State Board of Education approved guidelines for a new system that will tie student performance to teacher evaluations.

6/29/2012

A new report released by The Education Trust emphasizes the need for policy and culture changes in the public education sector, and not just updated teacher evaluation systems.

6/29/2012

Alabama State Superintendent of Education Tommy Bice said that the state's takeover of the Birmingham school system was intended to end its reputation for being top heavy with administrators, and he will do that with or without the cooperation of the city school board.

6/29/2012

Despite the prominence that STEM seems to be gaining publicly, there is still a ways to go to fulfill the market needs of professionals in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

6/29/2012

Calls were more than a quarter of all 911 calls from schools. 17 students a day sent to the emergency room with emotional problems.

6/29/2012

New York City schools chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott, and his team have been beating the drum about the rollout of tougher Common Core standards and the need to get students better prepared for college and careers.

6/29/2012

Multiple forces in modern life work to detract from Americans' ability to understand, navigate, and re-shape the country's civil institutions.

6/29/2012

The families of two Snohomish (Wash.) High School freshmen girls who were repeatedly stabbed by another student at the school last October have filed a lawsuit against the Snohomish School District and against a local hospital that evaluated and released the girls' attacker.

6/28/2012

6/28/2012

Leading digital distributor OverDrive announced that it will update its popular audiobook download services to include new options for readers to instantly “See Book—Hear Book.”

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