K12 Headlines

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

More Georgia students than ever before are relying on federally subsidized school meals — many for the first time — as families struggle to make ends meet in the sluggish economy.

12/20/2011

School districts are reviewing guidelines to better define the use of social media in classrooms, as educators grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of online relationships.

12/20/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

12/20/2011

AT&T* today announced a $7,500 contribution to Communities In Schools of Central Ohio high school drop out prevention program called The School Resource Coordinator Program.

12/20/2011

In a unique move, Delaware education officials have threatened to withhold $2.5 million in federal funding from a district for failing to provide its teachers with sufficient time dedicated to planning.

12/20/2011

The Ridgewood school district is unhappy with a state mandate requiring schools to follow strict procedures for New Jersey's new anti-bullying law.

12/20/2011

A total of 59 employees of the Ann Arbor Public Schools earned more than $100,000 in 2010, the most recent data that's available.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

A survey by Intel Corporation found that a lack of familiarity with the profession is a significant barrier to getting American teenagers to pursue engineering careers. Yet, exposure to any facts leads more than half of teens to say they are more likely to consider engineering as a career.

12/19/2011

Worth Ave. Group is pleased to announce the official launch of its 'Technology in Education' grant giveaway program, which is designed to advance educational opportunities with technology across K12 schools nationwide.

12/19/2011

Maryland has won as much as $50 million to build up its early childhood education programs, one of just nine states splitting $500 million from the federal government.

12/19/2011

Kristen Greco, a teacher working to build literacy skills in poor and minority sixth through eighth grade students at a Bronx, NY charter school, will receive 30 year-long subscriptions to Pearson's innovative reading and writing comprehension tool, WriteToLearn

12/19/2011

The non-profit education researcher MIND Research Institute announced significant success by the Santa Ana Unified School District in closing the math achievement gap of its predominately minority, high English learner student demographic.

12/19/2011

On Dec. 14, the Jacksonville (Fla.) School District 117 Board of Education voted unanimously to put a County School Facilities Tax question on the ballot for the March election.  

12/19/2011

As we prepare to enter 2012, what are the issues to resolve in educating all students to their capacity and utilize public education to advance the productivity of Gwinnett County, Georgia, and our nation?

12/19/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

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