K12 Headlines

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

It’s taken a while, but money has begun to trickle into the Georgia Foundation for Public Education, a little-known entity with big hopes of raising money for public education in Georgia.

3/28/2012

During a roundtable discussion with school administrators, union leaders and legislators Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said officials are taking the right steps to improve public schools in the First State.

3/28/2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday that he won't sign the revised education reform bill as approved Monday by the legislature's Education Committee, but he added that those who drafted it agree it's not finished yet.

3/27/2012

3/27/2012

Students using the computers at Camdenton High School here in central Missouri have been able to access the Web sites for Exodus International, as well as People Can Change, antigay organizations that counsel men and women on how to become heterosexual.

3/27/2012

With the new web-based Reading Assistant software from Scientific Learning Corp., students can practice reading on their own with one-on-one personalized feedback and guidance and also receive the benefit of direct instruction when it matters most.

3/27/2012

Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Diagnostic has been approved by the New York State Education Department as a student growth measure and helps fulfill a new state law that requires student growth to be a factor in evaluating teachers and principals.

3/27/2012

“Coming to America” a virtual field trip to Ellis Island presented by Scholastic, is an experiential supplement to free teaching resources and digital activities available to teachers in grades 3 to 8. 

3/27/2012

Kentucky Child Welfare Agency to Receive $10,000 worth of Samsung Technology thanks to SLYN Systems & Peripherals. 

3/27/2012

The Texas Education Agencyhas no plans to investigate suspicious test scores in Houston, Dallas and other state school districts that point to the possibility of cheating and is questioning the methodology of a new report that indicated the suspect scores.

3/27/2012

In her 15 years working in Maryland public schools, Howard County Public School System superintendent candidate Renee Foose has developed a "proven record of success" in reforming schools to meet new standards of achievement, according to a system statement on her candidacy released Monday morning.

3/27/2012

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact Monday two rulings by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that limit the ability of teachers and charter schools to spread religious messages in the classroom.

3/27/2012

Oregon teachers — and the governor — heard from one of the nation's pre-eminent education scholars at an event sponsored by the Oregon Education Association.

3/27/2012

A group of education policy and research academics called on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday to hold off on the widespread implementation of a new teacher evaluation system.

3/27/2012

Delaware is one of four state education agencies, four Chinese Flagship Centers and numerous school districts from across 10 states that are working collaboratively to implement K-12 Chinese education pathways over the next three years.

3/27/2012

The complex issues in education require an understanding of all sides when it comes to being a success in our education ventures.

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