K12 Headlines

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

A Washington nonprofit organization is announcing $1.2 million in new grants to encourage better science, technology, engineering and math teaching.

8/17/2012

The 2012-13 school year starts Monday in Pasco County, but the real beginning for the school district may be in November when Kurt Browning is sworn in as the new superintendent.

8/17/2012

Forty-four percent of Texas campuses met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) targets this year due to a substantial increase in requirements, the Texas Education Agency announced last week.

8/17/2012

Christopher Simon of Huslia has been named Rural Education Coordinator at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, effective August 16.

8/17/2012

The Belmond-Klemme school board spent over an hour August 9 listening to parents of youth athletes concerned about being charged for the use of school facilities.

8/17/2012

Teachers in Maryland are about to get new help and encouragement to talk about the touchy topic of global warming in their classrooms.

8/17/2012

The ACLU of West Virginia on behalf of a Parkersburg mother is taking Wood County school officials to court for a program implemented in one of the county's middle school's that separates certain classes by sex.

8/16/2012

8/16/2012

School districts have the opportunity to generate revenue by selling advertising space through an optional program from Stevens Point-based Skyward, Inc.

8/16/2012

To help educators understand new laws and avoid legal pitfalls, PresenceLearning is hosting a free webinar, titled “The Five Legal Pitfalls SPED Directors Must Avoid This Year,” on Tuesday, September 18th at 1pm ET.

8/16/2012

Macy's customers participating in this year's Be Book Smart campaign helped raise more than $4.8 million for Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's largest children's literacy organization.

8/16/2012

Chesterfield County's School Board on Tuesday night approved a new policy that requires the division to provide at least two doses of epinephrine at each school.

8/16/2012

Since March 2012, when Vallejo City Unified School District Adult School implemented a new online learning curriculum, Aventa Learning by K12, nearly 200 students have recovered more than 900 high school credits.

8/16/2012

Beginning this fall, Mississippi teachers will have a new way to purchase classroom supplies -- state-issued procurement cards which will function similarly to debit cards.  

8/16/2012

Despite mixed reaction from the community, and reservations from some board members, the Austin school district will continue to move forward with a plan for two single-sex middle schools.

8/16/2012

Walnut Valley Unified School District attracted Fortune 500 homebuilder Lennar Corp. as the top bidder for a 30-acre piece of surplus land in Diamond Bar that is zoned for up to 200 new homes.

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