K12 Headlines

12/1/2011

12/1/2011

With the 2012 GOP race well underway, it's worth taking a look at each candidate's stances on STEM education.

12/1/2011

The winners reflect how educators seek a variety of technological tools in tough economic times.

12/1/2011

Poverty dogs students despite schools' flexibility, autonomy.

12/1/2011

Many poor public schools do not pay teachers and educators as much as wealthier schools just a few miles away, according to a survey of 13,000 school districts the U.S. Department of Education released on Wednesday.

11/30/2011

11/30/2011

Staff Development for Educators has announced that it has been selected to provide comprehensive curriculum training to support the implementation of the Singapore Math pilot program in six North Carolina elementary schools.

11/30/2011

Schoolwires is launching Nimbus, a safe social learning environment that is designed to foster student engagement so that districts can extend participatory learning in and beyond the traditional classroom in support of student success and 21st century learning skills.

11/30/2011

A new set of schools, from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Nevada, are using Chromebooks in their classrooms, libraries and to provide Internet access to students at home using built-in 3G.

11/30/2011

PCI Education announced the winners of the 20th Anniversary Grant. Hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant program is designed to provide special education teachers the opportunity to earn money for their classrooms, while sharing best practices with educators across the country.

11/30/2011

The child poverty rate rose during the recession in 1 of every 5 counties across the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau said Tuesday.

11/30/2011

The head of Louisiana's education board doesn't expect a long, national search for the next state superintendent, saying she's not even sure if the board will accept applications or instead just vote on John White, Gov. Bobby Jindal's choice for the job.

11/30/2011

The Michigan House Education Committee was scheduled to meet twice this week to consider Senate Bill 618, which would lift the state’s cap on the number of charter schools.

11/30/2011

Red-faced state educrats have killed a wildly unpopular plan to stick third graders with a four-hour battery of reading tests after critics ripped it in the Daily News.

11/30/2011

When it comes to reducing teen pregnancy and birth rates, abstinence-only sex education just doesn’t work, according to University of Georgia researchers.

11/30/2011

Millions of American schoolchildren are receiving free or low-cost meals for the first time as their parents, many once solidly middle class, have lost jobs or homes during the economic crisis, qualifying their families for the decades-old safety-net program.

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