K12 Headlines

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

The Houston Independent School District does not always select vendors based on transparent and consistent criteria and often weights price too low, according to an outside procurement audit.

1/6/2012

For the second consecutive year high schools in Northeast Florida rode a wave of school grade improvement largely thanks to a formula that considers more than the state’s assessment test.

1/6/2012

A pilot program in the Higley Unified School District will allow students to use iPads in four classrooms starting this month.

1/6/2012

The Berkeley School Board kicked off the process to find a new superintendent Wednesday with a request for proposals from consulting companies able to lead the search.

1/6/2012

A new report released by the Chicago Public Schools' inspector general has uncovered a host of misconduct allegations against CPS employees and officials, including improperly disbursed benefits that resulted in a loss of over $1 million in district funds.

1/6/2012

A city councilman and three clergymen were among seven people arrested Thursday as they protested what they fear will be the eviction of worship services from all public buildings in New York City.

1/6/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation’s schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/6/2012

Seven state education groups have come together to ask elected officials to stop cutting public school funding.

1/6/2012

So the governor spoke — and left many fresh questions about his intentions in the area of education in the wake of his State of the State address.

1/6/2012

Although the Highland Park School District has been working hard the past year to turn around a dismal money situation, a team has just declared a financial emergency.

1/6/2012

2012 has the potential to bring relatively big changes to San Francisco’s public schools, due in most part to a November ballot that will be full of interesting and significant choices.

1/5/2012

1/5/2012

Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study.

1/5/2012

The state is suspending millions of dollars in grants to 10 school districts, including New York City, which failed to agree with unions on an evaluation system for teachers and principals.

1/5/2012

Nicollette Spooner has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to be a beautician, but her long-term plan has met some near-term challenges.

1/5/2012

Michigan officials on Wednesday declared the Highland Park School District in a financial emergency, a step that could lead to a state takeover of the school system.

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