K12 Headlines

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Bullying in school is hardly a new problem, but in many cases today, it doesn't look like it once did.

3/12/2012

Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.

3/12/2012

Home-schooled students in Virginia will have to wait until next year to see if they can participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local high school.

3/12/2012

Students eating in Cobb County school cafeterias next year will see healthier meal options, but at a higher cost.

3/12/2012

Tens of thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and disability advocates hope that a new Education Department report detailing the practice of "seclusion and restraint" will spur federal action to end it.

3/12/2012

When Wake schools superintendent Tony Tata was hired, I thought to myself, "It won't work."

3/12/2012

Chiquita Hall has purchased her first home in the city of Detroit and wants to support her surroundings as much as she can.

3/12/2012

The word "choice" in education is traditionally associated with private schools, home schooling or other alternatives to the public school system, but the Washington County School District is pursuing its own version of choice starting next school year.

3/12/2012

A list of proposed changes to Idaho's new education reforms has triggered a frequent question: What happens if the laws are repealed in November?

3/9/2012

3/9/2012

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group announced the introduction of its CP-WX8240 and CP-X8150 3LCD Installation Series projectors, delivering unmatched reliability, quality and flexibility.  

3/9/2012

More than 1 million online flashcards, many with images and audio, are created every week on StudyBlue, and that number nearly doubles during peak exam times. 

3/9/2012

Lexia Learning Systems has announced a contract extension agreement with Davenport (Iowa) Community Schools to expand use of Lexia Reading to 20 elementary schools district-wide. 

3/9/2012

Fujitsu announced that Charlottesville City (Va.) Schools are completing the rollout of over 2,000 Fujitsu STYLISTIC Q550 tablets, the cornerstone of its digital education initiative. 

3/9/2012

Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson pre-filed Senate Bill 374 (PDF), to repeal the state’s ill-advised Science Education Act of 2008.

3/9/2012

In between back-to-back speaking engagments in Texas, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with sometime political adversary Gov. Rick Perry to discuss a possible waiver on the No Child Left Behind Act.

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