K12 Headlines

4/19/2012

4/19/2012

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Schools board will meet in closed session later this week to discuss the three finalists for its superintendent's position -- a trio that includes Memphis Schools Supt. Dr. Kriner Cash.

4/19/2012

CurriculumLoft announces the scheduled acquisition of all brand assets from hardware manufacturer uWriteTouch, including the KUNO student android tablet and the Engage WirelessLCD.

4/19/2012

FSR, manufacturer of audio and video switching, control products, and connectivity boxes, has expanded its line of plasma wall boxes with three units that balance cost and quality to deliver fully featured models at an affordable price. 

4/19/2012

Schoolscapes is bringing its unique and innovative approach to schoolyard play and to learning in the outdoor classrooms of the U.S. and Canada.

4/19/2012

Hatch, a leading provider of technology for early learning, is accepting applicants for a free pilot program of Hatch’s mobile technology solution created specifically for early learners. 

4/19/2012

Eight years ago, the Los Angeles Board of Education adopted an ambitious plan to have all students take college-prep classes to raise academic standards in the nation's second-largest school district.

4/19/2012

New Jersey voters approved 90 percent of school budgets in districts that held elections yesterday as just three systems sought approval to exceed Governor Chris Christie's 2 percent cap on local levy increases.

4/19/2012

A New Jersey school district has agreed to pay $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit by a middle school student who was paralyzed when a known bully punched him in the abdomen.

4/19/2012

Amid tough financial times, state aid to school districts has dwindled, while unfunded mandates continue to rise.

4/19/2012

Should students and teachers ever be friends on Facebook? School districts across the country, including the nation's largest, are weighing that question as they seek to balance the risks of inappropriate contact with the academic benefits of social networking.

4/19/2012

Some Texas school parents are fed up with the state’s focus on high-stakes testing.

4/19/2012

The battle over whether Wisconsin's public schools are doing the same, better or worse after reforms signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker took another turn Tuesday when the state Department of Public Instruction released a heap of new school staff data.

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

The Cleveland school district has revived plans to sell its East Sixth Street headquarters and rent space downtown instead, while relocating other offices to the closed East High School.

4/18/2012

Elliott Elementary in Lincoln, Neb., struck off on its own last year when it became the only school in the city to win money through the federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) program.

4/18/2012

The Front Range Christian School is a place that's centered on belief.

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