K12 Headlines

10/20/2011

10/20/2011

Higher Achievement, a highly structured academically oriented after-school and summer program, significantly improved youth's standardized test scores two years after enrollment, according to new research released by Public/Private Ventures.

10/20/2011

Through its Funds4Books Disaster Relief Program, Mackin Educational Resources is assisting North Carolina’s Greene County Middle School in replacing library materials that were destroyed during an EF-3 tornado on April 16, 2011.

10/20/2011

Voyager, a member of Cambium Learning Group serving at-risk and special student populations, will host a complimentary, one-hour webinar featuring education author, John Woodward, Ph.D., on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. Central Time.

10/20/2011

Sentinel™ is a Web-based administrative platform for managing student mobile learning devices. Sentinel is the first solution from a wireless carrier to provide cloud-based management of mobile broadband traffic to filter out inappropriate content, control costs and ensure academic use.

10/20/2011

ClassLink recently released LaunchPad – Instructional Desktop View, which is cloud-based and delivers a course-centered, flexible learning experience for all students. With LaunchPad schools have a seamless yet customizable desktop for their K12 classrooms and can easily deliver it to any internet-capable device a student may bring to class.

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.

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