K12 Headlines

8/1/2012

8/1/2012

Twenty-one school districts across Tennessee were recognized on Monday for raising student growth and closing the achievement gap on state tests during the 2011-12 school year.

8/1/2012

The Mobile County school system has rehired or found new jobs for about 850 of the more than 1,000 teachers and other employees that it fired or put on mandatory transfer status at the beginning of the summer, following votes by the school board Monday.

8/1/2012

I admit it: I am one of the millions of Americans who suffer from math anxiety, and my math phobia runs deep. I shudder when the check arrives after dinner, then surreptitiously slide it toward my math-proficient husband.

8/1/2012

If Nevada families see more men around this coming school year, it may be because of the strong focus of Nevada PTA to engage men in their child’s education.

7/31/2012

7/31/2012

Education software specialist NetSupport is pleased to announce the immediate availability of NetSupport School version 11 – the latest evolution of its market-leading classroom management solution.

7/31/2012

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced that Tyler, a first grader from Reinhard Early Childhood Center in Bellmore, N.Y. has won the Spring Superhero competition.

7/31/2012

GuideK12 is pleased to announce two additions to their executive leadership team, Jim Lund and Julie Fitzgerald.

7/31/2012

Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. introduces two new wireless fleet software add-ons for REI’s mobile video surveillance system.

7/31/2012

The Augusta (Wisc.) School District could soon be the winner of a grant worth up to $25,000.

7/31/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.

7/31/2012

Ending an 18-month wait, Christopher Cerf was confirmed as New Jersey’s education commissioner in a 28-0 vote by the state Senate.

7/31/2012

It's a wired world, and school district officials are taking notice, in some cases even changing their long-standing policies banning students from bringing personal technology into the classroom.

7/31/2012

At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."

7/31/2012

Associate Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky was introduced as the next deputy superintendent of instruction for the Clark County School District.

7/31/2012

High school football season is just weeks away, and Monday marked the first day of practice in pads for many schools. However, those added layers mean teams are increasing the level of rough play, and the possible injuries that could follow.

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