K12 Headlines

2/1/2012

2/1/2012

If Jane Cunningham gets her way, the class of 2013 would be the last to graduate from the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Schools.

2/1/2012

Tommy Mallon brought a crowd with him on his most recent trip back to his alma mater, Santa Fe Christian High School here.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

Two bills in the Florida legislature would give parents overarching power to demand sweeping changes at low-performing schools.

1/31/2012

Anti-bullying efforts in township public schools will continue, says Parsippany schools Superintendent LeRoy Seitz.

1/31/2012

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

1/31/2012

Optoma has added interactive capabilities to one of its most popular short throw projectors, the TW610STi .

1/31/2012

SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company and longtime leader in fire and life safety, announced the acquisition of privately held Certified Fire Protection, Inc., a leader in fire suppression in the greater Atlanta area for the past 20 years.

1/31/2012

Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, announces plans to release a new Fusion Series mobile video wall cart this spring.

1/31/2012

At a time when many schools are concerned about overcrowded classrooms, the Sunset school in this ranching community has a different problem — keeping its lone student at her desk so it can remain open.

1/31/2012

A New York City charter school network has told parents that it is a victim of theft by “a senior member of the finance and operations department,” who it said used the network’s credit card to spend tens of thousands of dollars on personal items.

1/31/2012

A law that requires the Legislature to establish a state limit on public school spending 18 months in advance should be repealed, Gov. Terry Branstad said this morning.

1/31/2012

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

1/31/2012

The state Department of Education today released a best-to-worst ranking of Florida's 3,078 public schools - and a number of Palm Beach County schools made it to the top of the lists.

1/31/2012

Updated state rules mean that public schools in Michigan must offer all-day kindergarten to receive full funding for each kindergarten pupil starting in September.

1/31/2012

It's a Tuesday morning in January, and seventh-grader Katerina Christhilf is learning algebra. But it's no ordinary class. This one takes place entirely online, led by a teacher a few miles away.

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