K12 Headlines

11/1/2012

11/1/2012

The number of school districts meeting benchmarks imposed by the federal No Child Left Behind legislation continues to worsen in West-Central Illinois and across the state.

11/1/2012

About 60 percent of Indiana public and private schools earned A's or B's for student progress during the 2011-2012 academic year under a reconfigured grading system that critics claim is fundamentally flawed.

11/1/2012

The Millard Public Schools district in Omaha has refused to display a traveling tribute to Nebraska's fallen soldiers at its schools, citing security and logistical concerns.

10/31/2012

10/31/2012

Momentum continues to build for Pearson’s contemporary teacher certification testing program as additional states choose the NES (National Evaluation Series) as one measurement tool for credentialing knowledgeable teachers.

10/31/2012

ViewSonic Corp.,  a leading global provider of visual solution products today announced the availability of its first Full HD 1080p, Laser LED hybrid projector – the Pro9000.

10/31/2012
Atomic Learning and Crick Software have partnered to offer free training tutorials on the basics of Clicker 6, Crick Software’s literacy tool to support the reading and writing skills of students.
10/31/2012

In a survey of 600 registered voters conducted as students were preparing to return to school from the summer holiday, less than one-third of those surveyed (32 percent) gave an "A" or "B" (excellent or above average) to Pennsylvania's public schools. Two out of five Pennsylvania voters surveyed gave Commonwealth schools a "C" (for average) grade.

10/31/2012

Texas will need to spend at least an additional $8 billion per year to ensure its students meet the tough new academic standards imposed by state lawmakers, a top school finance expert testified Monday.

10/31/2012

Jackson's public schools could lose state accreditation Thursday, after district board members rejected a deal that would have given the system longer to comply with rules regarding special education.

10/31/2012

A slight majority of more than 7,000 residents in the Indianapolis Public Schools district are dissatisfied with the school system, according to surveys conducted in late summer by a coalition of community groups, including IPS itself.

10/31/2012

A new style of learning, championed by author Paul Tough, is being applied in Portland's public schools and in the creative writing programs offered at The Telling Room.

10/31/2012

A school district’s decision regarding a student newspaper now has some saying First Amendment rights are being violated.

10/31/2012

A new U.S. government study suggests that during a serious flu epidemic, closing schools can keep people - especially kids - out of the ER.

10/31/2012

A committee of the Cumberland County school board was presented Tuesday two options to consider if the state legislature eliminates tenure for teachers.

10/31/2012

Ahead of a joint meeting today of the Senate education and criminal justice committees that will address school discipline, a new study suggests that adjusting disciplinary policy could improve results at Texas public schools while saving money at the same time.

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