K12 Headlines

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

The director of communications for the New York City Department of Education has been tapped by News Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch as the media mogul's chief of staff.

2/1/2012

Ohio education and food program officials want to increase the number of children in low-income areas who participate in a program that offers them free breakfasts or lunches during the summer, when they're not getting meals at school.

2/1/2012

As Mid-Columbia school districts wait to see if voters will renew their operations levies, state lawmakers are looking at a bill that would prioritize K-12 education funding above all other state obligations.

2/1/2012

Newt Gingrich wants the U.S. to return to the moon, but as challenges go he has nothing on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's school reform plans.

2/1/2012

If Jane Cunningham gets her way, the class of 2013 would be the last to graduate from the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools.

2/1/2012

Tommy Mallon brought a crowd with him on his most recent trip back to his alma mater, Santa Fe Christian High School here.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

Two bills in the Florida legislature would give parents overarching power to demand sweeping changes at low-performing schools.

1/31/2012

Anti-bullying efforts in township public schools will continue, says Parsippany schools Superintendent LeRoy Seitz.

1/31/2012

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

1/31/2012

Optoma has added interactive capabilities to one of its most popular short throw projectors, the TW610STi .

1/31/2012

SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company and longtime leader in fire and life safety, announced the acquisition of privately held Certified Fire Protection, Inc., a leader in fire suppression in the greater Atlanta area for the past 20 years.

1/31/2012

Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, announces plans to release a new Fusion Series mobile video wall cart this spring.

1/31/2012

At a time when many schools are concerned about overcrowded classrooms, the Sunset school in this ranching community has a different problem — keeping its lone student at her desk so it can remain open.

1/31/2012

A New York City charter school network has told parents that it is a victim of theft by “a senior member of the finance and operations department,” who it said used the network’s credit card to spend tens of thousands of dollars on personal items.

1/31/2012

A law that requires the Legislature to establish a state limit on public school spending 18 months in advance should be repealed, Gov. Terry Branstad said this morning.

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