K12 Headlines

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

A former Philadelphia schools administrator has been appointed the new superintendent for Buffalo's schools.

6/15/2012

The school year ended the first week of June for most Texas students, but for hundreds of thousands of them, it won’t mean the end of class.

6/15/2012

South Bay and Peninsula schools continued to demonstrate their academic might, dominating the top tier of elementary schools in test-score rankings released Thursday by the California Department of Education.

6/15/2012

Chicago Public School officials and the system’s second largest union announced Thursday they had reached a contract that will give 5,500 custodians and other workers two percent raises for each of the next three years and saves the jobs of thousands of them.

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

Since early May, the South Texas Independent School District students aboard the four longest bus routes can do homework and study thanks to Wi-Fi on buses.

6/14/2012

DreamBox Learning announced that San Jose Unified School District will implement the award-winning DreamBox Learning Math program district-wide in its 26 elementary schools beginning in the 2012-2013 school year.

6/14/2012

Sweetwater Union High School District is bringing iPad use to the PE classroom through the use of iPad-enabled SPARK curriculum.

6/14/2012

Entertainment Promotions is introducing their first “all digital” discount and promotion products available for school fundraising – Dining Advantage and the Entertainment.com Savings Membership.

6/14/2012

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

6/14/2012

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

6/14/2012

What one school official calls an “ambitious alignment” will soon affect the county and state’s educational standards, assessments and accountability methods in an effort to meet the future expectations of student achievement.

6/14/2012

A Montreal teacher has been suspended after showing pupils a video said to show the murder of a Chinese student.

6/14/2012

A mid-Michigan school board has voted to sell some large, century-old trees near school offices to help plug a budget hole.

6/14/2012

Last week, Mitt Romney released a white paper outlining his vision for education in America.

6/14/2012

A relatively tiny donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has created quite a stir over the past several days.

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