K12 Headlines

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

Certified Learning System announces the release of Read Quick-Learn Quick 3-Step System for decoding words. 

3/1/2012

Target donated $500,000 to ServeMinnesota to expand the Minnesota Reading Corps program to Washington, D.C. and Denver schools. 

3/1/2012

Blackboard announced new integrations that enable the Blackboard Collaborate platform to be used seamlessly with an even broader range of learning management systems. 

3/1/2012

If you can’t beat them, take them over. That seems to be the new union strategy on charter schools.

3/1/2012

Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

3/1/2012

About 6,500 students in four city grammar schools took home new menus yesterday to replace the ones they got on Monday which school officials say listed "KKK Chicken Tenders" by mistake.

3/1/2012

Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday expressed disappointment that lawmakers have “watered down” the wide-ranging education reform proposal he introduced last month.

3/1/2012

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

3/1/2012

Prince George’s County education leaders said Tuesday evening they are moving ahead with various school construction projects in southern Prince George’s.

3/1/2012

If you want to talk about schools, the top guy to talk to is Arne Duncan. Tuesday morning, he met with about 400 students, teachers, parents, and community leaders in Denver to have a conversation about fixing slumping schools.

3/1/2012

For the second time this week, actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 for the benefit of a R.I. educational program dear to her friend, Central Falls native Viola Davis.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

A teenager suspected in an Ohio school shooting that killed three students and wounded two others has arrived at juvenile court for an initial appearance.

2/29/2012

The head of Tennessee’s Achievement School District said Monday it will take over three low-performing schools in the Memphis community of Frayser.

2/29/2012

Casio America, Inc.’s Business Projector Division is pleased to announce that Karen Bessey, media coordinator/tech facilitator at Darden Middle School in Wilson, North Carolina as the winner of its Mobile Classroom Package, worth $12,500.

2/29/2012

Panasonic announced the PT-LZ370U, a full HD, 3,000 lumen LCD projector that delivers excellent image quality for applications such as lectures and presentations.  

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