K12 Headlines

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

Teachers in Maryland are about to get new help and encouragement to talk about the touchy topic of global warming in their classrooms.

8/17/2012

The ACLU of West Virginia on behalf of a Parkersburg mother is taking Wood County school officials to court for a program implemented in one of the county's middle school's that separates certain classes by sex.

8/16/2012

8/16/2012

School districts have the opportunity to generate revenue by selling advertising space through an optional program from Stevens Point-based Skyward, Inc.

8/16/2012

To help educators understand new laws and avoid legal pitfalls, PresenceLearning is hosting a free webinar, titled “The Five Legal Pitfalls SPED Directors Must Avoid This Year,” on Tuesday, September 18th at 1pm ET.

8/16/2012

Macy's customers participating in this year's Be Book Smart campaign helped raise more than $4.8 million for Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's largest children's literacy organization.

8/16/2012

Chesterfield County's School Board on Tuesday night approved a new policy that requires the division to provide at least two doses of epinephrine at each school.

8/16/2012

Since March 2012, when Vallejo City Unified School District Adult School implemented a new online learning curriculum, Aventa Learning by K12, nearly 200 students have recovered more than 900 high school credits.

8/16/2012

Beginning this fall, Mississippi teachers will have a new way to purchase classroom supplies -- state-issued procurement cards which will function similarly to debit cards.  

8/16/2012

Despite mixed reaction from the community, and reservations from some board members, the Austin school district will continue to move forward with a plan for two single-sex middle schools.

8/16/2012

Walnut Valley Unified School District attracted Fortune 500 homebuilder Lennar Corp. as the top bidder for a 30-acre piece of surplus land in Diamond Bar that is zoned for up to 200 new homes.

8/16/2012

River Oaks Elementary is a learning building in every sense of the word, and green is the overall theme. It's the first of its kind in Horry County and set to open to students next week.

8/16/2012

The story about the Issaquah School District's $167.5 million proposed budget notes the budget's flatness, no major increases or decreases in spending across all categories. The district also stands out for spending slightly less on overhead than the average King County school district.

8/16/2012

A tentative 2012-2013 budget of $273.8 million for Valley View District 365U is the largest in district history, according to officials.

8/16/2012

Several Kansas State Board of Education members on Tuesday said they are hearing reports of children being kept home to babysit younger siblings while their parents claim they are being home schooled.

8/16/2012

As state officials talk about withholding money from Metro Nashville Public Schools as punishment for ignoring their directives, a veteran Metro board member said that kind of sanction would only hurt children.

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