K12 Headlines

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Six Red Marbles’ online interactive programs Waza, a multisensory math readiness adventure, and Cabanga, a celebrity agent role-playing game for middle school math, have each won the EdTech Digest Cool Tool Award for Academic Gaming Solution.

12/7/2011

Veteran reporter for PBS and NPR John Merrow and President of American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten will discuss the challenging terrain of our public education system on Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm at the JCC in Manhattan (N.Y.).

12/7/2011

The former chief executive of Intel wants to essentially blow up everything in public education in Arizona, from how teachers are trained to how they are paid.

12/7/2011

The Clearfield Area School District Board of Directors continued its discussions of the high school renovation and expansion project and the athletic facilities upgrades following Monday night’s reorganizational meeting.

12/7/2011

Raymond Gonzalez, the new schools superintendent, arrives next week in the midst of a period of tumult in the district.

12/7/2011

Tiny Fennville, Mich., is getting ready to host a basketball game for the first time since 16-year-old Wes Leonard made a game-winning shot then collapsed seconds later.

12/7/2011

Chicago Public Schools have signed a charter school compact agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in an effort to increase funding for charters and improve collaboration between charter and neighborhood schools.

12/7/2011

Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.

12/7/2011

It’s official: Utah has a new largest school district.

12/7/2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Bronx church's case on whether it can hold worship services in New York City public schools.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

When New Jersey applied to the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law, Gov. Chris Christie used the opportunity to tout elements of his education reform agenda that had been languishing in the state legislature for months.

12/6/2011

ASCD announces two free professional development opportunities among a series of pre-conference institutes leading up to the 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Philadelphia, Pa., March 24–26.

12/6/2011

The PowerMax Series from Elite Screens is the sublime combination of elegance and reliability. It features a sleek aluminum casing with award-winning 1.1 gain matte white fiberglass-backed or tensioned material.

12/6/2011

Florida Virtual School will host WorldFest 2011 – a free, large-scale, interactive virtual event that celebrates and shares diverse cultures and traditions – Dec. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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