K12 Headlines

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

In a recent TeachersFirst.com user survey, 94.5 percent of the respondents say using the service helps them enhance student engagement, creativity, innovative thinking, and critical thinking skills.

7/9/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is pleased to announce the recipient of its 9th Annual ClassLink College Scholarship Award: Kelsey Prye from Pulaski High School in N.Y. 

7/9/2012

Interactive breakout session on statewide Common Core Standards implementation by expert Felicia Cumings Smith to be held at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit, hosted by School Improvement Network.

7/9/2012

In just five months, the Obama administration has freed schools in more than half the nation from central provisions of the No Child Left Behind education law, raising the question of whether the decade-old federal program has been essentially nullified.

7/9/2012

OverDrive is rolling out new features and updates that prioritize ease of use, on demand access across mobile and desktop platforms, and integration with library discovery tools.

7/9/2012

For many students — both in college and high school — online classes have become very popular. With the increased popularity, the Springfield School District decided to offer online classes for elementary students.

7/9/2012

Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff — from custodians to the principal — to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

7/9/2012

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate.

7/9/2012

After a monthslong guessing game about its fate, a new, two-year kindergarten program will open in hundreds of California school districts in August.

7/9/2012

It's lunchtime at McKinley Elementary School in San Diego, and the kitchen is filled with the aroma of chicken teriyaki and hamburgers. But there are no pots or cooking utensils in sight. An industrial four-burner stove sits idle.

7/9/2012

The last day for Madison schools superintendent Dan Nerad will be July 27. Nerad, who led the Madison Metropolitan School District for four years, will be replaced by newly appointed interim superintendent Jane Belmore.

7/9/2012

A Susquehanna Township School District school of the arts is on its way in the form of a pilot program this fall for the visual arts and theater.

7/9/2012

That’s right; the district is planning to launch its own Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of an effort to better communicate with parents and the community.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. is awarded New Flyer Industries’ 2011 Supplier Delivery Performance Award-Gold Level for exceeding delivering expectations.

7/6/2012

To ensure safe listening and effective learning experiences with mobile devices, Califone International, Inc. now offers a series of its most popular headsets with mobile learning capabilities.

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