K12 Headlines

4/4/2012

4/4/2012

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

4/4/2012

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

4/4/2012

The largest bond issue in Joplin’s history unofficially has passed by less than 1 percent, allowing the Joplin School District to afford to rebuild schools that were destroyed in the May 22 tornado.

4/3/2012

4/3/2012

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its lubricants blending plant in Atlanta donated more than 1,500 pieces of laboratory equipment, including workbenches, beakers, flasks and ovens to the City of Atlanta School System.

4/3/2012

Starting next year, most school libraries in Newark will be missing a key aspect – librarians.

4/3/2012

The Los Angeles public school system will notify parents within 72 hours when a teacher at their child's school has been removed from the classroom on allegations of sexual misconduct against students, officials said Friday.

4/3/2012

Cleveland County Schools’ superintendent will be among a group of state leaders discussing the impact of cuts to the education budget.

4/3/2012

When Omri Shefet started at East Side Middle School two years ago, as a sixth grader, he felt quite small.

4/3/2012

Promising that “turmoil and inconsistency will come to an end,” Kansas City Superintendent Steve Green agreed to a two-year contract today to become the district’s permanent leader.

4/3/2012

Illinois schools were also big winners in last week’s record Mega Millions game, hauling in more than $30 million as a result of record Lottery sales.

4/3/2012

Last week, officials from the Department of Education and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) brought together leaders from the digital education industry to formulate a unified strategy for moving America's K-12 classrooms into the digital age.

4/3/2012

Louisiana teachers have planned another rally for Wednesday at the state Capitol, the day when the key parts of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education reform package try to clear what could be their final hurdle.

4/3/2012

Once a low performing school, Fred T. Korematsu Discovery Academy in East Oakland has achieved double-digit gains on the California Standards Tests in English-language arts and mathematics, and is now a nominee for a National Blue Ribbon School.

4/3/2012

The company most famous for those yellow No. 2 pencils announces a new loyalty program to put free school supplies into the hands of those who appreciate them most: students.

4/3/2012

To help teachers transition from current classroom instruction to the Common Core State Standards, Kaplan K12 Learning Services and Teach For America are teaming up to provide teachers with instructional resources. 

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