K12 Headlines

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Berkeley Unified School District will begin interviewing applicants this week for the superintendent position that will be vacated by current District Superintendent Bill Huyett when he retires in June.

5/10/2012

More than 150 years ago, Massachusetts became the first state to provide all of its citizens access to a free public education.

5/10/2012

The Tuscaloosa City Board of Education approved the final version of the method it will use to evaluate the Tuscaloosa City School System’s superintendent.

5/10/2012

Superintendent James Merrill has been named Virginia Superintendent of the Year by the Virginia Association of School Superintendents.

5/10/2012

A bill giving tax breaks to parents who send their children to private school or educate them at home advanced Wednesday in the Senate, despite a panel’s 3-2 vote against it.

5/10/2012

Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH) today released actionable policy recommendations focused on supporting schools in addressing health and wellness in order to improve student learning and achievement.

5/10/2012

A few days ago, I attended Imagine K12‘s “demo day” where a group of startups in the education space pitched their companies to potential funders.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

Lake Forest (Del.) School District is kicking the obesity epidemic. Schools should, they believe, be a cornerstone of the nation's obesity battle.

5/9/2012

GuideK12 has been selected by the Software & Information Industry Association, as one of ten “most innovative education technology products and services” for their Innovation Incubator program.

5/9/2012

For the first time, RelampIt is currently hosting a bulk sales event running only during the month of May.

5/9/2012

NCR Corporation announced it has been selected by School-Link Technologies to deliver and support NCR RealPOS 25 touchscreen point-of-sale terminals for K12 school lunch lines.

5/9/2012

MindConnex Learning, the award-winning provider of digital learning solutions for secondary schools, announced that it has signed up four large virtual schools to its Shakespeare in Bits online subscription service.

5/9/2012

The sixth graders at Stephen A. Halsey Junior High School 157 in Queens have a tough assignment before them: design a new playground that will transform a sea of black asphalt at their school into a recreational oasis — and, while they are at it, help clean up New York City’s waterways.

5/9/2012

The cash-strapped Miami-Dade School District has several options to consider from developers interested in buying its prime downtown real estate, but interest has cooled from its biggest suitor -- the Genting Group.

5/9/2012

The Philadelphia School District has asked the state Supreme Court to consider overturning a recent Commonwealth Court ruling about charter schools that could have dire consequences for Philadelphia and other cash-strapped districts.

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