K12 Headlines

7/18/2012

7/18/2012

The 1983 publication of A Nation at Risk was intended to create significant improvements in public education.

7/18/2012

Mississippi has a major obesity epidemic and the state is fighting back - starting with children.

7/18/2012

A new college awareness, readiness and education initiative aims to better prepare area sophomores for college.

7/18/2012

Wake County Schools mixed up year-round tracks which forced hundreds of students to be marked down as absent. Parents were confused when school officials contacted them over their absent children.

7/18/2012

AMX announced two new accessories, the Modero X Series Multi Preview (MXA-MP) and the Modero X Series Multi Preview Live (MXA-MPL).

7/18/2012

Leading Edge Certification announced the launch of its Administrator Certification, a national educational technology certification program available for school administrators.

7/18/2012

Safari Books Online announced it has partnered with Clarity Business Education to provide Safari Books Online subscribers a new innovative way to make learning time more efficient.

7/18/2012

A study published this week in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching covering thousands of Indiana high school seniors from three graduating classes finds that students at schools showing consistent improvement on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress exam performed no better on the ACT science and math college entrance exams than classmates from declining schools.

7/18/2012

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced Monday that 267 schools in Illinois will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2012-13 school year.

7/18/2012

You can start to say goodbye to mystery meat at school cafeterias.

7/18/2012

An independent fact finder has recommended that Chicago teachers receive a 14.85 percent raise to "compensate teachers for working a longer school day and year," a union official union said Monday.

7/18/2012

New product innovations simplify differentiated instruction, improve teachers' ability to identify struggling students, and enhance accountability measures.

7/18/2012

Steve Barr, the founder of a well-known group of unionized charter schools, announced Tuesday a new project to develop innovative academies within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

7/17/2012

7/17/2012

In five years, pension contributions for area school districts are projected to increase by $172.9 million.

7/17/2012

New York State’s program of special education services to prekindergarten children with learning, developmental or other disabilities clearly needs stronger oversight. The program has been beset by rising costs, conflicts of interest and outright fraud in private companies providing these services.

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