K12 Headlines

12/6/2012

12/6/2012

Most schools — like the Atlanta elementary school where at least 49 people were treated Monday for carbon monoxide poisoning — are not equipped with alarms to detect the deadly gas.

12/6/2012

A federal trial is under way in a lawsuit that accuses Harrisburg school officials of failing to protect a middle school boy with Tourette's syndrome from anti-gay harassment and attacks.

12/6/2012

Some Kentucky board of education members asked Wednesday whether the goals set by the state are high enough to lift up low-performing schools.

12/6/2012

Over the protests of teachers’ unions and some universities that train new teachers, the State Board of Education has changed the licensing and credential process rules for K-12 educators.

12/6/2012

A Latino student will keep his $1 million after a federal appeals panel upheld a ruling that found he was demeaned and threatened at his New York school and the district did little to stop it.

12/6/2012

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its annual National Conference on Differentiated Instruction, taking place July 15-19, 2013 in Las Vegas.

12/6/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division, a leader in document camera technology, announced that it would like everyone’s help in selecting the winner of its fall 2012 Superhero video contest.

12/6/2012

A Little Mandarin joins international artist lineup in Putumayo Kids latest album, Putumayo Kids Presents World Sing-Along, available at retailers worldwide and LeapFrog's App Center.

12/6/2012

The Cisco Foundation is awarding a $102,000 grant to the education non-profit MIND Research Institute to bring a results-driven blended learning program designed to close the achievement gap in math to 650 students at five additional Silicon Valley schools.

12/6/2012

An audit of the state's education system conducted by out-of-state firm Public Works, LLC identified several changes to make the West Virginia Department of Education run more efficiently and save millions of dollars. Now, nearly a year after the audit was released, parents and students are voicing their opinions of the state's education system.

12/6/2012

Community and business members are invited to join strategic planning committees soon to be established by the Upper Darby School District.

12/6/2012

A new report shows that a majority of Missouri's public schools have the technology necessary to conduct computer-based achievement testing set to begin during the 2014-15 school year.

12/5/2012

12/5/2012

About 100 people came to a cavernous South Side church Monday for a meeting of a Chicago Public Schools commission charged with gathering community input on school closings.

12/5/2012

By the time the school bell rang at Finch Elementary School, the building in southwest Atlanta had carbon monoxide levels few firefighters had ever seen.

12/5/2012

After the Upper Arlington schools’ first levy defeat in decades, district officials are trying to figure out how to plug a budget gap that they say is somewhere between $2 million and $4 million.

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