K12 Headlines

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

After failing for the eighth straight year to meet service delivery targets for special education, Los Angeles Unified School District has begun interviewing staff to understand why records indicate thousands of students with disabilities are not receiving their prescribed services.

5/4/2012

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was assaulted and forcibly tattooed on the buttocks by four older students during school hours have filed suit against the school district.

5/4/2012

The Alabama Senate passed a $5.5 billion education budget, but not before making some changes to distribution of funds to two-year colleges and saying it expects more changes to be made in the state House.

5/4/2012

For the second straight day, two South Bay (Calif.) schools, Mar Vista High School and Imperial Beach Elementary, were locked down after the school district received a disturbing phone call.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

5/3/2012

TIPS (Threat Assessment, Incident Management and Prevention Services), an award-winning platform from Awareity, allows for the anonymous reporting.

5/3/2012

Pearson’s free Election Series blog found at OnlineLearningExchange.com addresses campaign topics, providing complete, up-to-date learning resources and offering a forum for teachers and students. 

5/3/2012

New research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies, according to the Adobe State of Create global benchmark study. 

5/3/2012

AMX announced the immediate availability of the NetLinx Clear Connect Gateway. 

5/3/2012

It may not have been as required in the economy 40 years ago, but now, it is skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which can make a school leaver or graduate an enticing prospect to employers — even more important when faced with a stagnant economy.

5/3/2012

The teenager charged in a deadly Ohio school shooting is mentally competent to stand trial in the deaths of three students, a judge ruled Wednesday.

5/3/2012

Scholars were nominated by YoungArts, a program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA).

5/3/2012

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

5/3/2012

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

5/3/2012

The federal government says a company that tutored struggling New York City students was caught cheating as it tried to score tens of millions of dollars in federal funding.

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