K12 Headlines

12/21/2011

12/21/2011

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District has updated its bylaws to make clear that everyone has the right to publicly criticize or commend the board -- whether they are U.S. citizens or not.

12/21/2011

As states revamp their early childhood education to grab a slice of federal education dollars, some education experts are urging policymakers to look outside the classroom to improve educational opportunites for the country's youngsters.

12/21/2011

A joint legislative committee ended its work Monday by recommending that every county school superintendent in Arizona study the feasibility of school-district unification and consolidation in their jurisdiction.

12/21/2011

The "Say Yes to Education" foundation is setting up a Buffalo branch to help prepare underprivileged students for college, its second in upstate New York.

12/21/2011

Tulsa Public Schools is using technology to combat bullying. The district will launch a new online tool in January that will make it easier to confidentially report bullying or other potentially harmful incidents.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

Louisiana school districts have responded to impending state-level teacher evaluation requirements by implementing cloud-based software from Netchemia, LLC called TalentEd Perform to automate their evaluation process.

12/20/2011

Prospective students can email or call current college students through the CollegeSolved CollegiateChat service to get answers to individual questions about their on-campus experience.

12/20/2011

SRC Solutions, developers of the Registration Gateway online student enrollment software, has announced the launch of a Backfile Scanning Module for its paperless system.

12/20/2011

With a new compact form factor, the InFocus IN5300 projectors provide complete installation flexibility, high brightness, and incredibly sharp images for a variety of venues, including large conference rooms, classrooms and medium sized venues.

12/20/2011

The sponsor of the six under performing Imagine charter schools announced that two will close at the end of the school year and four are on probation due to academic, financial and leadership failure.

12/20/2011

Disparities continue to exist in suspension rates among Des Moines elementary, middle and high schools as well as among the district’s racial groups despite educators’ attempts to tighten the gaps, district data shows.

12/20/2011

The Los Angeles Unified School District challenged Gov. Jerry Brown's $117 million cuts for school buses, claiming the state is forcing it to "choose between two illegal and unconstitutional outcomes"- ending transportation for students or diverting money from classrooms to make up the shortfall.

12/20/2011

More Georgia students than ever before are relying on federally subsidized school meals — many for the first time — as families struggle to make ends meet in the sluggish economy.

12/20/2011

School districts are reviewing guidelines to better define the use of social media in classrooms, as educators grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of online relationships.

12/20/2011

Some Southeast Kansas school superintendents said that while they are trying to keep an open mind about Gov. Sam Brownback’s new school funding plan, they are skeptical.

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