K12 Headlines

10/20/2011

10/20/2011

The Senate threw its support behind the potato Tuesday, voting to block an Obama administration proposal to limit the vegetable on school lunch lines.

10/20/2011

The debate around counting the number of illegal immigrants enrolled in Frederick County schools has flared up — again.

10/20/2011

Republican Sen. Rand Paul may not have the clout in Congress to reach his goal of eliminating the Department of Education, but he can do a close second: shut down the Senate committee trying to pass sweeping new federal education legislation.

10/20/2011

A New York City Department of Education official has been reprimanded for enlisting staffers to rally parents behind an effort to end teacher seniority rules.

10/20/2011

Every day, Donnie Hodges totes his backpack into Nolan Elementary School and heads for kindergarten class — searching for his seat among 54 classmates.

10/20/2011

A report on Nebraska public schools and student performance was released Wednesday during a news conference in Lincoln.

10/20/2011

Michigan desperately needs to expand high quality educational opportunities for our children. Too many of our public schools are broken, and far too many young people graduate unprepared for college and a career — if they make it to graduation.

10/20/2011

This summer, San Diego Unified School District trustees were asked to make a difficult decision.

10/20/2011

There’s nothing new about the issue of bullies in school. It’s a problem that’s been around since the days of one-room schoolhouses.

10/20/2011

Organizers of a recent forum charged Battle Creek's businesses with investing in early childhood education for the benefit of the children, the community and the businesses themselves.

10/19/2011

10/19/2011

M86 WebMarshal 6.9 integrates with VuSafe to provide schools with a safe learning environment when leveraging educational YouTube videosM86 VuSafe is a secure video library aimed at enabling educational establishments to share online videos from YouTube while preventing access to inappropriate videos and removing advertisements, viewer comments and external links.

10/19/2011

Finance reports filed Monday by committees involved in the Nov. 1 election show that the Denver teachers union has spent $88,500 on two Denver school-board candidates.

10/19/2011

As the new school year gets fully under way, districts across the nation are leveraging their Schoolwires Centricity unifying web content management platform to transform and energize their communities around school and student success.

 

10/19/2011

Targeted to the 9-14 year old, Youngzine introduces current news and events shaping our world, in a simple, engaging and interactive manner. Articles are presented keeping in mind, age appropriateness, sensitivities and maturity of the audience.

10/19/2011

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) shifted a major teacher evaluation requirement out of his rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act -- known as No Child Left Behind -- over the weekend, shifting the dynamics of the debate over the bill's passage.

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