K12 Headlines

4/27/2012

4/27/2012

El Dorado Public Schools adopted Pearson’s Prentice Hall Literature Common Core to provide individualized instruction digitally and meet each student at his or her learning level.

4/27/2012

Stuart Chaifetz gave the Cherry Hill school district every opportunity to do the right thing by his 10 year-old son, Akian.

4/27/2012

Some parents at underachieving schools believe the school board's decision to give students more education time will help those who struggle — and could benefit their own children.

4/27/2012

The Michigan House today narrowly approved a controversial bill that would expand the number of cyber charter schools in Michigan – bill that was strongly opposed by the traditional K-12 education establishment.

4/27/2012

The Philadelphia school district could close as many as 64 schools and eliminate hundreds of central office jobs in the next few years.

4/27/2012

Nearly 80 percent of Californians oppose $5 billion in so-called trigger cuts to state schools this fall, but only a slight majority of voters support the governor's tax plan to stop it, according to a survey of 2,000 voters released Wednesday.

4/27/2012

What's bugging you Mid-Michigan? Some local parents say EpiPens not being required in all schools is what's bugging them.

4/27/2012

School board members are considering six budget cuts that, when combined, would erase the district’s $66 million deficit.

4/26/2012

4/26/2012

The $4.8 million program, beginning this summer and continuing through 2014, will work to strengthen the teaching skills of middle and high school teachers, with the goal of increasing the number of teachers qualified to teach pre-AP and AP courses in the STEM disciplines.

4/26/2012

ClassLink welcomed considerable attendance and positive commentary around its past webinar on how savvy school leaders improve learning through Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) projects. 

4/26/2012

Requests for discounts on certain communications services increased for the fourth straight year as schools and libraries across the nation requested more than $5 billion in E-rate funds for Funding Year 2012. 

4/26/2012

Blackboard Inc. introduced an open enrollment option for CourseSites, letting instructors open registration so any number of students can sign up for courses they are teaching with the free, fully-hosted and supported online system.

4/26/2012

Superintendent Wayne Gent is shuffling top leadership positions at the Palm Beach County School District, undoing changes brought on only months before by former Superintendent Bill Malone - and, Gent said, saving at least $466,000 in the process.

4/26/2012

Think engineers are made in college? Think again.

Calvin Phelps, national chair of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) says engineers are built in the third or fourth grade.

4/26/2012

President Obama hopes to bring high-speed wireless Internet to all rural areas in the next five years.

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