K12 Headlines

4/24/2012

4/24/2012

The Hillsboro School District has announced several retirements and changes in school principals for next school year.

4/24/2012

North Penn officials were applauded at a school board meeting Thursday after the announcement that the district had received a $1.17 million grant.

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

More than 3,500 students will be displaced when a network of St. Louis charter schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc. closes in what may be the largest shutdown of its kind in the United States.

4/23/2012

The future of one gifted and talented classroom at Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise is uncertain as Dysart Unified School District officials consider changes to its gifted offerings.

4/23/2012

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed Thursday by the Missouri Senate.

4/23/2012

The Power Supply Selector Web app helps installers and equipment wholesalers' sales staff quickly determine the appropriate power supply for fire alarm, video, intrusion and access control systems.

4/23/2012

ASCD is pleased to announce a new partnership with Johnston County (N.C.) Schools, which brings the association’s popular PD In Focus professional development solution to one of the largest school systems in North Carolina, serving more than 32,000 students across 44 schools. 

4/23/2012

On May 8, 2012, renowned educator, author, and consultant, Heidi Hayes Jacobs will partner with School Improvement Network to conduct a webinar to instruct educators in implementing the Common Core Standards through mapping curriculum. 

4/23/2012

Pearson announced an agreement with SchoolMessenger to provide customers of PowerSchool student information system with turnkey access to the leading notification solution in K12 education, increasing the flow of information between schools, parents, and staff.

4/23/2012

Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking.

4/23/2012

Teachers in the Madison School District said the Board of Education there violated the law by imposing a 10% pay cut last week that is retroactive to the beginning of the current school year.

4/23/2012

Arizona’s largest school district is striving to have the first all-propane bus fleet in the state. The district’s transportation director, Ron Latko, said the change comes with rising diesel prices and increased emission standards.

4/23/2012

The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work.

4/23/2012

The state superintendent of Illinois public schools says he will oust the elected school board for East St. Louis, arguing it has not acted in the best interest of students.

4/23/2012

Local school districts would no longer be required to bus students to school or could charge students fees to ride under a plan being considered by the Illinois State Board of Education.

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