K12 Headlines

7/3/2012

7/3/2012

Idaho ranks second-worst in the nation for the amount of money it spends per pupil, the U.S. Census Bureau said.

7/3/2012

Late Saturday night Governor Tom Corbett fulfilled a promise by signing the 2012-2013 budget into law before the July 1st deadline.

7/3/2012

The head of Florida's Department of Education is writing parents to tell them that they shouldn't be overly concerned about the results of the state-required exam that's supposed to measure year-to-year improvements of students, teachers and public schools.

7/3/2012

Lawyers drained Linda Brice’s bank account and seized a quarter of her take-home pay, or more than $900 a month. Brice, a first-grade teacher and Coast Guard veteran, begged for mercy, saying she couldn’t afford food, gas or utilities.

7/3/2012

Local officials announced Monday that San Antonio has been recognized by the National Civic League for its “ambitious” plan to increase the number of local children who are reading at grade level by the third grade.

7/2/2012

7/2/2012

Three educators will receive $2,000 in portable interactive technology for their classrooms as winners of a nationwide teacher grant from Learning Resources.

7/2/2012

GuideK12, the only geovisual analytics company serving the education market, is delighted to announce Chuck Amos as the new CEO for the organization.

7/2/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the results of a study touting the effectiveness of its popular Math in Focus: Singapore Math by Marshall Cavendish program.

7/2/2012

The summer boot camp webinars are presented by internationally recognized experts and run from June to September.

7/2/2012

The type of clothing worn in a family's home, the language spoken and other cultural markers could influence whether special-education students receive taxpayer-funded private-school tuition, under a bill passed last month by the New York state Legislature.

7/2/2012

When Philadelphia’s new schools superintendent begins his job here, he’s got his work cut out for him.

7/2/2012

A year ago, Jim Bozzini came before the Boyertown (Penn.) School Board as a parent and taxpayer to suggest a new way for the cash-strapped district to raise money: advertisements.

7/2/2012

The Florida Keys have a new schools superintendent. But the current one says he might not move aside by the Aug. 1 start date.

7/2/2012

Students at Lake Minneola High School spent the year reading from shiny, new iPads instead of textbooks, something many say helped them stay engaged with schoolwork.

7/2/2012

The levy campaign for Cleveland schools will kick off soon now that the state legislature has approved the changes needed to implement Mayor Frank Jackson's reform plans.

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