K12 Headlines

4/10/2012

4/10/2012

The Rhode Island Department of Education is recognizing three Providence schools for their environmental efforts.

4/10/2012

Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.

4/10/2012

With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.

4/10/2012

The Oklahoma Board of Education approved six public schools Monday that must work with the state Department of Education to improve student performance.

4/10/2012

The Iowa Senate passed its version of education reform, a significant step in what is becoming a legislative melee to find agreement between the governor and both parties in the final weeks before lawmakers go home.

4/9/2012

4/9/2012

It's 7:30 a.m. and the chief of the Los Angeles Unified School District briskly launches a powwow on the sensitive topic of how to place the strongest math teachers with the weakest students.

4/9/2012

More than two years after California's "parent trigger" law was enacted, things haven't worked out the way school reformers had planned or opponents had feared.

4/9/2012

Students like Delano Coffy are at the heart of brewing political fights and court battles over whether public dollars should go to school vouchers to help make private schools more affordable.

4/9/2012

The Illinois State Board of Education has chosen the Consortium for Educational Change and Teachscape to improve teaching practice, to provide an online system by which to train and assess all of Illinois’ teacher evaluators.

4/9/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS is helping districts that receive E-Rate funding fulfill the new 2012 CIPA requirements by offering a series of courses specifically designed for teachers and students. 

4/9/2012

Dixon High School, part of the Onslow County School District in North Carolina, is realizing the benefits of learning in 3D with the help of XPAND 3D. 

4/9/2012

Classrooms at the 100-year-old Nettlehorst Elementary School in Chicago were filled with ancient, dusty chalkboards, so administrators decided to experiment with IdeaPaint to convert all of their chalkboards into modern whiteboards without having to buy any new equipment.

4/9/2012

Last year, Illinois lawmakers passed a status-quo-busting school reform bill that boosted education across the state. It was a proud moment for Illinois.

4/9/2012

In the eight years that Vivek Agarwal has taught science at North Forest Independent School District’s lone high school, he has watched six principals and four superintendents come and go.

4/9/2012

While Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education-reform plan awaits his signature to become law, a local legislator has submitted his own package of ideas for improving Louisiana’s schools.

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