K12 Headlines

4/16/2012

4/16/2012

Versed in special needs matters, teacher contracts and construction matters, RHS grad Gina Damasco wants to give back to the NJ community she said has given her so much.

4/16/2012

The New Hampshire Senate Education Committee is weighing the House's version of a plan to give businesses a tax credit for donating to scholarship organizations to send students to private or public schools.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year — and the resignation of two top finance officials.

4/13/2012

Lean finely textured beef, the low-cost ammonia-treated beef additive with the unappetizing nickname “pink slime,” will be out of some area school cafeterias next school year.

4/13/2012

The state Department of Education put New Jersey’s most troubled schools on notice Wednesday, ordering administrators and educators to cooperate with state intervention and improve student performance or face serious consequences.

4/13/2012

At a time when suburban school districts are pushing back hard against taking over the state's share of teacher retirement costs, many are paying thousands of dollars — sometimes hundreds of thousands — in penalties for giving big raises to administrators and teachers and driving up pensions.

4/13/2012

As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about.

4/13/2012

Twenty-three of the Camden school district's 26 schools have been rated among the worst in New Jersey and have been designated to get state intervention, according to the results of new state accountability system review.

4/13/2012

School Improvement Network is releasing a series of videos that describe the best ways to stop bullying at school.

4/13/2012

Gov. Dannel Malloy's Education Reform Tour made its 11th stop during its circuit Tuesday night in Norwalk.

4/13/2012

Kyeana Hodge hated to read. And for the freshman at Fitzgerald High School in Warren, that meant hating school.

4/13/2012

A South Carolina bill that expands students' educational options within public schools advanced Wednesday to a Senate committee.

4/13/2012

The founder and chief executive of a troubled charter-school network in Brooklyn was accused by state prosecutors Thursday of repeatedly failing to pay income taxes and creating phony records.

4/13/2012

Leading Edge Certification, a national Alliance of nonprofits, universities and educational agencies, announced the launch of its national educational technology certification program.

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