K12 Headlines

12/9/2011

12/9/2011

Large urban school districts have made steady progress on national elementary school math and reading exams over the past nine years but continue to score far below national averages, according to federal data.

12/9/2011

The Seattle School Board that met for the first time Wednesday may not look much different from the previous one, but it's likely to pursue an agenda that could significantly change how the city's schools are run.

12/9/2011

Passing the FCAT is about to get harder.

12/9/2011

A Silicon Valley education start-up is getting a big vote of confidence from two venture capitalists who have veritable PhDs in social networking.

12/8/2011

12/8/2011

Hitachi America, Ltd. recently introduced its CP-RX94 3LCD projector, which is ideal for education and on-the-go applications and combines ease of operation with a host of useful features including HDMI connectivity.

12/8/2011

Recognizing the challenges that educators face in improving collections in a tight economy, Mackin Educational Resources has developed two free BookTalk Now! webcasts highlighting the newest titles from the Fall season.

12/8/2011

The School Newsletter Company helps maintain the lines of communication with parents while at the same time generates much needed revenue to help schools fund activities that have been reduced and/or in some cases eliminated due to recent budget cuts.

12/8/2011

PresenceLearning has been adopted by charter school organizations such as Aspire, Imagine, Leadership Public Schools, Mosaica, Thomas Edison and Ballington Academy to deliver speech-language therapy services to their special education students.

12/8/2011

In the art room at P.S. 188 in Bayside, Queens, a group of 9-year-olds was busily putting the finishing touches on an enormous poster for the fourth-grade play. Its topic: saving the Earth.

12/8/2011

Chicago Public Schools finally showed some real progress in reading on national test results released Wednesday, but only compared to how its students fared at least seven years ago.

12/8/2011

LANSING – State Board of Education members say they don't want the cap on so-called cyber charter schools lifted until the two existing schools can be studied and there are guarantees the schools follow the same rules as brick and mortar programs.

12/8/2011

Marking a clear shift in priorities, Gov. Rick Scott proposed a $66 billion budget that includes a large increase in education funding.

12/8/2011

There's agreement that too few children in Connecticut have access to quality early education programs, but the Malloy administration and advocates are butting heads on how to get to a near-universal system.

12/8/2011

The city school district is resurrecting an old idea to help solve its most challenging and persistent problem: student performance.

12/8/2011

The state of Montana is not going to seek a waiver from parts of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Pages