K12 Headlines

6/5/2012

6/5/2012

The Bronx teacher accused of having sex with an underage student in 1995 — and busted last week for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old — wouldn’t have still been in the classroom if the city just gave its schools chief more power, officials said yesterday.

6/5/2012

The U.S. Education Department denied South Carolina's request to further appeal a $36 million penalty for not spending enough on special education during the economic downturn, meaning the cut could continue indefinitely.

6/5/2012

At Farrand Elementary in Plymouth, the 45 students trained as Bully Busters take their job of eradicating bullying seriously.For some of the kids, who have been bullied themselves, it's a personal mission.

6/5/2012

Blended learning is about to shake up public schools in Indianapolis.

6/5/2012

A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment growth is slowing statewide after years of rapid increases.

6/5/2012

About a quarter of students enrolled in charter schools in Ohio — more than 18,000 children — attend dropout-recovery schools.

6/5/2012

An eight million dollar payment made on Friday means an end to more than decades of debt for a California school district.

6/5/2012

What ever happened to public school being free?

6/5/2012

American schools need mega-broadband networks -- and they need them soon, a new report says.

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Students can learn about DNA Profiling, fingerprints and skeletal secrets with this new series from the Smithsonian Channel. 

6/4/2012

As part of an ongoing initiative to advance the use of digital technology in the classroom, Kaplan K12 Learning Services announced the winners of its Digital Learning Day-inspired “First Year Teacher e-Book Contest.”

6/4/2012

ELMO USA Corporation is proud to announce the creation of ELMO Academy, a comprehensive program of professional development workshops that provide teachers with essential skills to integrate ELMO's 21st century classroom technology to advance student outcomes.

6/4/2012

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced the next generation of its Classroom and Conference Room 3LCD projectors: the CP-X2015WN, CP-WX2515WN, CP-X2515WN, CP-X3015WN, CP-X4015WN and CP-WX3015WN.

6/4/2012

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

6/4/2012

These folks have been running for places on the 15-member Texas State Board of Education, which sets parameters for what public schoolchildren are supposed to learn, highly influencing the content of textbooks purchased all over the state and beyond.

Pages