K12 Headlines

3/2/2012

3/2/2012

SAS Curriculum Pathways has registered a record 70,000 teachers and 18,000 schools in the US for its enhanced online education resources.

3/2/2012

The State Board of Education has approved nine new charter schools in North Carolina.

3/2/2012

Randolph Central Schools will be among the first districts in the state to develop a new performance-based pay structure for its teachers.

3/2/2012

Statistics on the city’s high school admissions process were released on Wednesday, but Thursday is the day many eighth graders will learn — from letters home, from guidance counselors, from calls from their parents — which school, if any, opened its doors to them.

3/2/2012

After fierce debate, the Florida House approved a measure Thursday allowing school boards to let students deliver "inspirational messages" in public schools - a move critics say is aimed at promoting unconstitutional school prayer.

3/2/2012

During a networking event for members of the design and construction industry at the Rocky Hill Marriott Wednesday night, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy discussed the importance of education reform in helping to develop the state economy.

3/2/2012

On Monday, the Minnesota Senate passed a bill that would allow schools to take into account performance evaluations of teachers in addition to seniority while making layoffs.

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

More than half of all states applied by this week's new deadline to be freed from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, the Education Department said Wednesday.

3/1/2012

The GOP-sponsored Parent Empowerment in Education bill, also known as the “Parent Trigger bill” for K-12 education, passed a state Senate subcommittee Tuesday. The bill was filed by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Ft. Myers.

3/1/2012

Some Chicago students will leave their high schools equipped with a diploma, a degree and a promise of a job interview.

3/1/2012

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state officials violated the law last summer during a takeover of the Bridgeport public school system.

3/1/2012

To help school leaders address student safety, Awareity has released their latest Executive Briefing, 12 Tips for School Leaders in 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. 

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