K12 Headlines

5/17/2012

5/17/2012

The increasing role of standardized testing in U.S. classrooms is triggering pockets of rebellion across the country from school officials, teachers and parents who say the system is stifling teaching and learning.

5/17/2012

While well-known officials such as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may get a lot of national press, smaller, sometimes overlooked groups also have a huge impact on American education.

5/17/2012

During my campaign for mayor, people would often ask me why I wanted the job.

5/17/2012

A Chevron representative believes Milpitas Unified School District has been a shining light for the one in three school districts within Santa Clara County now committed to or deploying solar power.

5/17/2012

During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rhee set off a lot of fireworks.

5/17/2012

In case you missed the story in the Chronicle Sunday, we reported that the Texas Education Agency is reviewing two Houston charter schools, Varnett and Rhodes, where nepotism and conflicts of interest are commonplace.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Method Test Prep and Career Cruising are partnering to distribute their test prep software in order to reach more students and assist with SAT and ACT test prep.

5/16/2012

Special education experts will connect principles of UDL and assistive technology during May 18, 2012 webinar. 

5/16/2012

Washington County civil court trial involving middle-school bullying ended in favor of the Beaverton (Wash.) School District last week. 

5/16/2012

Slammed into lockers, isolated in darkened schoolrooms, vulgar language by a teacher – it was just another day at school for special needs student Alex Williams.

5/16/2012

Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have enacted sweeping changes to the state's online-education system.

5/16/2012

Genesis Promise Academy in Kansas City chose observe4success for professional development because it melds the benefits of technology, research-based content and graphic reports.

5/16/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the education reform bill into law during a formal ceremony.

5/16/2012

The Iowa City school board has set aside plans to redraw some school boundaries, a process that had been debated the past couple of months.

5/16/2012

Lawyers for the state Department of Education began their defense in a federal special-education lawsuit brought by the Chester Upland (Penn.) School District, saying that no law had been violated and that the district had done too little to solve its own problems.

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