K12 Headlines

3/13/2012

3/13/2012

With barely 100 students, this patch of eastern Williamson County makes up a tiny piece of the "crazy-quilt pattern of small school districts" that, according to the Texas Supreme Court, blankets the state.

3/13/2012

Are teachers aware of their students' outside interests? Nearly 92 percent of Northwest (Texas) School District teachers think so. Only 28 percent of students agree, according to a survey both groups took last fall.

3/13/2012

Washoe County School Superintendent Heath Morrison is proposing bigger classes for high school students and using the last of several reserve funds to deal with a $40 million shortfall for the 2012-13 school year.

3/13/2012

One of the most important tasks for every Las Cruces (N.M.) Public School principal is building an annual budget for his or her school.

3/13/2012

Deborah Gist, Education Commissioner of Rhode Island said the many of Rhode Island high school students are not ready for college and she is working on ways to change that.

3/13/2012

As he asked a high-powered panel to help him chart the future of higher education in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday avoided any mention of the deep spending cuts he has advocated for the 18 state-supported universities in each of his first two years in office.

3/13/2012

Sal Khan is a math, science, and history teacher to millions of students, yet none have ever seen his face.

3/13/2012

Data Management Inc.’s wildly popular two-in-one sign-in and badging system, which normally retails for as low as $49, is now available for only $17.90. 

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

In order to help districts in various states across the country meet new requirements to make safety resources available to parents, PublicSchoolWORKS has developed the Parent InfoCenter. 

3/12/2012

ASCD’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, “A Collective Call to Action,” now features more than 80 new exhibitors, a new and expanded ASCD Center, and a new generation of speakers and sessions addressing timely topics of interest to educators of every level. 

3/12/2012

Academics’ Choice, which helps consumers find the most effective learning tools, has awarded Super Duper Publications' How? Fun Deck Mobile App its Smart Media Award.

3/12/2012

Career Cruising releases ccEngage to give students and schools an easy and effective way to develop skills and knowledge needed for success.

3/12/2012


Educators learn about project-based learning by spending four days immersed in their own project creation while supported by a world-class faculty of education pioneers and punctuated by conversations with acclaimed experts.

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.

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