K12 Headlines

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

ASCD announces two free professional development opportunities among a series of pre-conference institutes leading up to the 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Philadelphia, Pa., March 24–26.

12/6/2011

The PowerMax Series from Elite Screens is the sublime combination of elegance and reliability. It features a sleek aluminum casing with award-winning 1.1 gain matte white fiberglass-backed or tensioned material.

12/6/2011

Florida Virtual School will host WorldFest 2011 – a free, large-scale, interactive virtual event that celebrates and shares diverse cultures and traditions – Dec. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

12/6/2011

McGraw-Hill Education’s Networks, a groundbreaking multimedia social studies learning program that brings history to life for middle and high school students, will be launched at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference.

12/6/2011

Has education flat-lined in Iowa? Governor Terry Branstad says a recent survey suggests so.

12/6/2011

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

12/6/2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

12/6/2011

Governor John Kitzhaber says he'll hire an education czar to oversee all education in Oregon.

12/6/2011

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website last week designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tool to learn about Minnesota public schools.

12/6/2011

With schools facing what must feel like ever-shrinking budgets — the 2011 Kansas Legislature most recently slashed $100 million in state spending on K-12 education — and the ever-present reality of layoffs, paraprofessionals are showing their value.

12/6/2011

A high school in upstate New York has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

12/6/2011

The debate over renewing No Child Left Behind, the education reform act that will be 10 years old in January, has fallen along partisan lines even though school improvement is one of the few examples of bipartisan cooperation over the last decade.

12/6/2011

Residents and students in the Dover, Arkansas area now have two more safe havens in the case of severe weather. 

12/5/2011

12/5/2011

In remarks Thursday that have since sparked some controversy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tackled school improvement -- through a suggestion to halve the teaching force. 

12/5/2011

On Monday morning, the start of the school week, five teenagers rowed toward the breakwater leading into San Francisco Bay.

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