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Online K-12 School Offers Free Education Option for Napa, Sonoma County ... - Patch.com

Wed, 2014-04-23 18:20

Online K-12 School Offers Free Education Option for Napa, Sonoma County ...
Patch.com
Families in Sonoma and Napa counties interested in a full-time, online K-12 public school option for the 2014-2015 school year can look into the California Connections Academy @ North Bay. The school is currently enrolling students for the 2014-2015 ...
Independent study lets students learn at homeNapa Valley Register

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IT Leadership: Navigating Technology in K-12 Education - Government Technology

Wed, 2014-04-23 14:38

Government Technology

IT Leadership: Navigating Technology in K-12 Education
Government Technology
Want to know what's on the minds of school CIOs and CTOs? The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) gives us a good glimpse with its 2nd Annual K-12 IT Leadership Survey released April 16. This year's survey found improvements, but ongoing ...

NCAA nixes K12 coursework Columbine High Schools principal moves on Does ... - Politico

Wed, 2014-04-23 10:07

NCAA nixes K12 coursework Columbine High Schools principal moves on Does ...
Politico
NCAA NIXES K12 COURSEWORK: The NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 schools that operate through virtual charter school management company K12, Inc., according to a document issued by NCAA. Colleges and universities can access the ...
NCAA rejects courses from nation's largest online education company, including ...Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
UPDATED: NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 virtual schools ...The Progressive Pulse
NCAA cries foul on virtual chartersFort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)
Scholars and Rogues
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UPDATED: NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 virtual schools ... - The Progressive Pulse

Wed, 2014-04-23 09:49

UPDATED: NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 virtual schools ...
The Progressive Pulse
K12's bid to open up shop in NC has been unsuccessful so far. N.C. Learns, a non-profit managed by K12, appealed its unsuccessful attempt to open up a virtual charter school to the state's highest court earlier this year. K12. also put forth an ...
NCAA rejects courses from nation's largest online education company, including ...Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
NCAA cries foul on virtual chartersFort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)

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NCAA rejects courses from nation's largest online education company, including ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Tue, 2014-04-22 22:12

NCAA rejects courses from nation's largest online education company, including ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced that it will no longer accept coursework by student athletes attending 24 online schools run by K12 Inc., a Virginia-based for-profit company. One of those schools is the Georgia Cyber Academy.
NCAA nixes K12 coursework Columbine High Schools principal moves on Does ...Politico
UPDATED: NCAA will no longer accept coursework from 24 virtual schools ...The Progressive Pulse
NCAA cries foul on virtual chartersFort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)
Scholars and Rogues
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Charter school bill wins support in Florida House - Tampabay.com (blog)

Tue, 2014-04-22 20:18

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Charter school bill wins support in Florida House
Tampabay.com (blog)
"What we are seeing is that school districts are playing games with some of the contract issues," said House K-12 Education Subcommittee Chairwoman Janet Adkins, R-Fernandina Beach. "In order to have a successful, balanced system, we need to make ...
New enrollment analysis details charter school sector's growthChalkbeat New York
Hite urges Palmer charter revocationPhilly.com
Philly School District wants to close down Walter Palmer charter school as of JulyNewsworks.org (blog)

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Investor Lawsuit Targets K12 Inc. and Stock Sales of Former CEO - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-04-22 17:52

Education Week News

Investor Lawsuit Targets K12 Inc. and Stock Sales of Former CEO
Education Week News
K12 is one of the biggest and most controversial names in for-profit education in the United States. The company manages schools in 30 states with a combined enrollment of about 125,000 students, and it has lobbied aggressively in state legislatures ...

Obama Administration to Face Hurdles on Vulnerable Programs - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-04-22 08:57

Obama Administration to Face Hurdles on Vulnerable Programs
Education Week News
The administration didn't do the program any political favors by shifting its focus from state K-12 education redesign to early-childhood education to higher education, he added. The latest Race to the Top proposal would be a $300 million iteration ...

New K-12 education standards clear hurdle - Indianapolis Star

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:04

New K-12 education standards clear hurdle
Indianapolis Star
Mike Pence wholeheartedly endorsed a new set of Indiana K-12 academic standards Monday that likely will replace the controversial Common Core this year. But opponents labeled the new standards merely a re-branding of Common Core and at times ...

Education Roundtable to consider K-12 standards today - Journal and Courier

Mon, 2014-04-21 12:45

Education Roundtable to consider K-12 standards today
Journal and Courier
... School classroom in 2012. (Photo: By Michael Heinz/Journal & Courier ). SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. The Indiana Education Roundtable meets this afternoon to discuss a final version of Indiana's proposed new academic standards.

How to Create a New K-12 Engine - Education Week News

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:15

Education Week News

How to Create a New K-12 Engine
Education Week News
Despite the cacophony over the Common Core State Standards, new assessments, teacher evaluation, portfolio districts, and other hot-button issues, education leaders are bearing down ever harder on tried-and-true school reform strategies. Whether ...
Education Roundtable to consider K-12 standards todayJournal and Courier
Oklahoma lawmakers, parents rethinking past education reformsNewsOK.com
Pence, Ritz strongly endorse new Indiana standards over objectionsChalkbeat Colorado
93.1 WIBC Indianapolis -CBS Local
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How to Create a New K-12 Engine - Education Week News

Mon, 2014-04-21 08:15

Education Week News

How to Create a New K-12 Engine
Education Week News
Despite the cacophony over the Common Core State Standards, new assessments, teacher evaluation, portfolio districts, and other hot-button issues, education leaders are bearing down ever harder on tried-and-true school reform strategies. Whether ...
Education Roundtable to consider K-12 standards todayJournal and Courier
Oklahoma lawmakers, parents rethinking past education reformsNewsOK.com
Pence, Ritz strongly endorse new Indiana standards over objectionsChalkbeat Colorado
The Journal News | LoHud.com -CBS Local -Daily Beast
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A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog) - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Fri, 2014-04-18 15:50

A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog)
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
It seems like there's a walk/ run for everything these days, but here's another one to add to your list. The Chalk Walk on Saturday, April 26, from 9-11 a.m. at McCullough Park will be a time for participants to recognize their favorite teachers ...

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A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog) - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Fri, 2014-04-18 15:41

A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog)
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
It seems like there's a walk/ run for everything these days, but here's another one to add to your list. The Chalk Walk on Saturday, April 26, from 9-11 a.m. at McCullough Park will be a time for participants to recognize their favorite teachers ...

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A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog) - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Fri, 2014-04-18 15:30

A nice way to recognize your favorite teacher (K-12 Education Blog)
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
It seems like there's a walk/ run for everything these days, but here's another one to add to your list. The Chalk Walk on Saturday, April 26, from 9-11 a.m. at McCullough Park will be a time for participants to recognize their favorite teachers ...

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Washington Senator John McCoy wants to get rid of K-12 standardized testing - KLEW

Fri, 2014-04-18 14:22

Washington Senator John McCoy wants to get rid of K-12 standardized testing
KLEW
McCoy said he has a problem with the emphasis on Common Core because it limits a student's creativity and capacity to problem solve. He said his ideal K-12 education system would get rid of grades and centralized school buildings, but he supports the ...

Which Foreign Education Companies Should You Invest In? - Motley Fool

Fri, 2014-04-18 10:52

Which Foreign Education Companies Should You Invest In?
Motley Fool
Similar to TAL Education, Xueda is also a K-12 tutoring services provider in China; New Oriental Education, on the other hand, is the largest provider of private educational services in China offering a wide range of educational programs across all levels.

Poll: Blacks, Hispanics Most Optimistic that K-12 Schools Prepare Youth for ... - Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Thu, 2014-04-17 21:26

Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio

Poll: Blacks, Hispanics Most Optimistic that K-12 Schools Prepare Youth for ...
Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio
Black and Latino WASHINGTON – Among U.S. racial and ethnic groups, African-Americans and Hispanics are more likely to say the local K-12 education afforded their children and those of their neighbors are preparing them adequately for college than are ...

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Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issue - Dearborn Country Register

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:44

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Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issue
Dearborn Country Register
Just days before Indiana released its new k-12 education standards, the Sunman-Dearborn Community School Board discussed the state's withdrawal from federal Common Core standards. The topic arose at the Thursday, April 10, board meeting after S-D ...
Parents outraged at new curriculum standardsDaily Athenaeum
Outspoken UW-Oshkosh professor dukes it out over Common CoreMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Why We Chose to Opt OutHuffington Post
SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Schauer releases plan to raise education funding in Mich. - WSBT-TV

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:44

Schauer releases plan to raise education funding in Mich.
WSBT-TV
Schauer and Brown criticized Snyder for cutting over $1 billion from education to pay for a $1.8 billion tax break for businesses, but the state's K-12 spending — excluding federal, preschool and adult education funding — has increased every year of ...
Democrat Mark Schauer unveils his plan for public education fundingBattle Creek Enquirer

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