K12 Headlines

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

ASCD announces the release of seven new PD Online courses for educators integrating Common Core State Standards into classroom instruction. Each course is grade-range specific and provides actionable strategies.

1/9/2012

Panasonic announced the high-brightness, compact and portable PT-LW25H Series LCD projectors.

1/9/2012

The National Title I Association has named sixty-six schools as National Title I Distinguished Schools for their performance in 2011 for exceptional student performance overall, or for significantly closing the achievement gap between student groups.

1/9/2012

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Jan. 18 in New Orleans in a lawsuit that claims a 9-year-old girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her.

1/9/2012

We have made major strides over the past decades in improving educational levels of students with disabilities.

1/9/2012

A statewide push to use more hybrid electric school buses could save Jefferson County Public Schools more than $75,000 a year in gas.

1/9/2012

The No Child Left Behind education law was cast as a symbol of possibility, offering the promise of improved schools for the nation’s poor and minority children and better prepared students in a competitive world.

1/9/2012

Chicago schools that voted for a longer day starting in January will add that extra 90 minutes daily when students return to classes Monday.

1/9/2012

A former Teacher of the Year at an Alabama elementary school admitted to molesting over 21 girls during his 25-year career, police said on Thursday.

1/9/2012

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

1/6/2012

1/6/2012

Maplesoft announced the release of the latest version of its popular testing and assessment tools, Maple T.A. Adaptive questions in Maple T.A. 8 give instructors a powerful new tool to improve student comprehension.

1/6/2012

Scholastic news announced the launch of an election resource for kids, teachers and parents with reports from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps on the campaign trail.

1/6/2012

The Turning Foundation, in collaboration with Samsung Mobile, BrainPOP, and Turning Technologies, announced the Winter 2012 Classroom Improvement Technology Grant. The goal is to help educators develop 21st Century classrooms and improve achievement.

1/6/2012

ASCD is honored to announce the debut of Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd edition, by McREL’s Ceri B. Dean, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler, and Bj Stone.

1/6/2012

The Houston Independent School District does not always select vendors based on transparent and consistent criteria and often weights price too low, according to an outside procurement audit.

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