Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:57pm
Wisconsin’s Departments of Financial Institutions and Public Instruction are teaming up to provide a $250,000 statewide grant program to encourage K12 districts to incorporate personal finance education into their curricula.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:55pm
The House voted to create a state program to award grants to schools, families and day-care centers to implement quality preschool curriculum for at-risk kids.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:53pm
The Nashville Metro board voted unanimously to transform two elementary schools into new pre-K hubs as part of a plan to expand prekindergarten over the next four years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:52pm
A letter signed by 171 of the state’s 178 superintendents this week calls for the legislature to more than double the proposed increase in next year’s state funding for K12 education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:51pm
While more students than ever are taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses, many are still failing the tests, according to the College Board, which administers the AP program.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:49pm
For months, parents, principals and policy makers have lodged the same complaint: The school grading system has become so complex, it is virtually meaningless. Commissioner Pam Stewart unveiled her plans to simplify it.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 2:20pm
In a complaint filed with the Employment Relations Board, the Portland Public Schools’ legal counsel argues one of the union’s justifications for a strike is class size, which is not on the list of issues that are grounds for a legal strike.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:17pm
District Administration is doing an article on the latest trends in the use of robotics in K12 classrooms. If your district is innovating in this emerging field of instruction, your experience may be a good fit for our article. Please click on the link to contact us.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 7:32am
The Bethlehem Area School Board rejected a proposed charter school with an aerospace science curriculum in a military-style setting, citing a lack of community and financial support, among other concerns.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 3:56pm
A Senate committee report raises concerns over whether parents are informed when their children are strapped down, physically restrained or placed in seclusion in school to punish or control them.