K12 Headlines

10/11/2011

10/11/2011

If you’re a teenager in the Fox Valley hoping to learn about condom use and other contraceptives, you’d better hope you attend a school outside of Oswego.

10/11/2011

A new study commissioned by CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°" found that the stereotype of the schoolyard bully preying on the weak doesn't reflect reality in schools.

10/11/2011

New York State already outspends the rest of the nation on education, and a group of education experts at Teachers College at Columbia University is calling for it to spend even more.

10/7/2011

10/7/2011

PresenceLearning has been selected by Clinton-Massie (Ohio) Local Schools to deliver services to its special education students. PresenceLearning’s unique videoconferencing platform and nationwide network of fully-qualified speech language pathologists (SLPs) helps districts improve overall outcomes for speech/language therapy students.

10/7/2011

Authorspeak, a three day conference which features the nation’s top 99 authors and experts in K12 education, has announced that Daniel Pink, best-selling author of A Whole New Mind and Drive, will serve as the opening keynote speaker at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.

10/7/2011

Voyager, a member of Cambium Learning Group, will host a complimentary early literacy webinar,From Decoding to Comprehension: Building Reading Skills that Promote Understanding on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. Central Time.

10/7/2011

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the MPA 152 ENERGY STAR qualified, integrated Mini Power Amplifier. The MPA 152 provides stereo amplification for speaker systems in classrooms and other applications requiring compact, economical audio solutions.

10/7/2011

In a time of educational debate and shuffling nationwide, a college dropout, businessman and paragon of technological innovation emerged as an inadvertent, but forceful, momentum for an educational revolution around the world.

10/7/2011

Colombian singer Shakira knows a thing or two about educating children. At least that's what Obama must be thinking, as the White House has just appointed the "Whenever, Wherever" singer to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, according to a statement released on Wednesday.

10/7/2011

Every morning at PS 148 in East Elmhurst, Queens, teacher Monique Bertolotti greets her 27 third graders, who speak English as a second language, with a reading exercise.

10/7/2011

Schools and nonprofit groups that want to try or expand a creative or novel education program can now compete for funding from a new state Innovation Fund that is set to distribute $5 million over the next two years.

10/7/2011

Bullying took the limelight in an emotional meeting Tuesday when the Litchfield school board unanimously endorsed a new district policy that specifically prohibits harassment based on sexual preference.

10/7/2011

In the decade since school districts instituted "zero tolerance" discipline policies, administrators have increasingly suspended minority students, predominantly for nonviolent offenses, according to a report released Wednesday.

10/7/2011

One of the architects of Arizona’s last attempt to consolidate some of its 227 public school districts asked a new panel exploring the same effort not to give up trying.

10/7/2011

Home sellers Pete and Rennie Davis face some tough challenges in getting the price they want — a down economy, tighter mortgage rules, even dozens of other homes for sale.

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