K12 Headlines

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

The Louisiana Recovery School District, the state agency that governs most of the public schools in Orleans Parish, is moving to lay off almost 200 teachers.

6/19/2012

Hundreds of mayors from across the United States this weekend called for new laws letting parents seize control of low-performing public schools and fire the teachers, oust the administrators or turn the schools over to private management.

6/19/2012

The thought of having her 11-year-old daughter walk 1.7 miles crossing Interstate 235 to a new school next fall has Jessica Bilotta so worked up, she has contacted everyone she can think of in the Des Moines (Iowa) school district.

6/19/2012

Educators from across the country will convene at Staff Development for Educators 2012 annual conferences in Las Vegas, July 9- 13, and Chicago, July 21-23.

6/19/2012

Some Parkway (Mo.) School District seniors will be following doctor's orders starting this coming school year.

6/19/2012

demonstrate how quick and easy it is to install and operate an Enova DGX 32 Digital Media Switcher, AMX let AVI-SPL technicians test it in a live trial.

6/19/2012

The Jefferson County (Ala.) Board of Education voted this morning to repeal its ban on male students wearing earrings, according to a statement released by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

6/19/2012

When Kim Neufeld was 6, her first-grade teacher took her mother aside and suggested that Kim be screened for dyslexia.

6/19/2012

Albuquerque (N.M.) Public Schools and Fremont (Calif.) Unified School District are among most recent districts to adopt School Loop’s enterprise social software.

6/19/2012

Michigan State Board of Education members are calling for changes to the way teachers are trained, evaluated and supported as part a wide-ranging list of goals and legislative priorities.

6/19/2012

To coincide with Lesbian and Gay Pride Month, Brookes Publishing Co. has just released a new evidence-based guidebook, Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

ASCD has gathered a team of renowned education experts to lead intensive, four-day Summer Showcase Institutes this July in Baltimore, Md., and Denver, Colo.

6/18/2012

The New York City Department of Education has chosen Blackboard Collaborate in an effort to enhance student achievement and personalize instruction through the iLearnNYC program.

6/18/2012

Educators need faster ways to find the resources they are looking for and resource providers want better discoverability on the Internet, according to results from recent surveys conducted by the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

6/18/2012

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced a national strategic partnership with Logical Choice Technologies to provide Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Series tablets to their 50-state network of customers in education.

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