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House Leaders Officially Postpone Vote on NCLB Rewrite - Education Week News (blog)

Fri, 2015-02-27 16:47

Christian Science Monitor

House Leaders Officially Postpone Vote on NCLB Rewrite
Education Week News (blog)
But, in order to appeal to moderate Republicans and not turn off education organizations, Kline and House leaders opted not to move forward on an amendment that would have allowed federal Title I dollars for disadvantaged students to follow children to ...
No Child Left Behind debate in the House suspendedConcord Monitor

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Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education - Columbia Daily Tribune

Thu, 2015-02-26 22:34

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
Columbia Daily Tribune
Education groups have expressed concerns that some school districts might have to make cuts if there is not enough of an increase to the state's basic aid because of a new law prohibiting the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education from ...

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Sen. Courtney urges lawmakers to pass on K-12 budget - Statesman Journal

Thu, 2015-02-26 03:59

Statesman Journal

Sen. Courtney urges lawmakers to pass on K-12 budget
Statesman Journal
Senate President Peter Courtney is urging the Oregon Legislature to pass the K-12 education budget as soon as possible, an idea that appears to have bipartisan support. The budget has its first of four public hearings on Monday. Courtney said he is not ...

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education - Columbia Missourian

Wed, 2015-02-25 19:37

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri's public schools and community colleges would receive larger funding increases than recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon under a budget plan presented Wednesday to a House committee. However, it would scrap Nixon's ...

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Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education - KMBZ

Wed, 2015-02-25 18:30

KMBZ

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
KMBZ
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon. An increase of $70 million for basic aid to school districts over ...

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Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education - KTVO

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:52

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
KTVO
Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon. An increase of $70 million for basic aid to school districts over last year and $6 million for ...
Missouri House budget plan recommends bigger increases for K-12 education ...Daily Journal

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Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education - WRAL.com

Wed, 2015-02-25 17:30

Missouri House budget panel wants more for K-12 education
WRAL.com
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Community colleges and K-12 education would get larger funding boosts under a House Budget Committee proposal than those recommended by Gov. Jay Nixon. An increase of $70 million for basic aid to school districts over last ...

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ArcGIS Online expanding across nation to elevate K-12 learning - DirectionsMag.com

Wed, 2015-02-25 01:02

DirectionsMag.com

ArcGIS Online expanding across nation to elevate K-12 learning
DirectionsMag.com
Use of the system is spreading, and in 2015, Esri will expand its efforts again, supporting a series of educational workshops that will launch this spring and summer in a number of states, and providing even more instructional materials, called ...

Indiana Test Furor Adds to State's K-12 Tension - Education Week News

Tue, 2015-02-24 18:38

Education Week News

Indiana Test Furor Adds to State's K-12 Tension
Education Week News
A separate measure, Indiana House Bill 1072, which originally dealt with higher education and not K-12 testing, was altered on Feb. 17 to allow the state board to seek legislative analysts' help in determining the accuracy of ISTEP+ performance ...

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K-12, Higher Education Worlds Must Collide to Improve Student Outcomes - Huffington Post

Tue, 2015-02-24 17:32

K-12, Higher Education Worlds Must Collide to Improve Student Outcomes
Huffington Post
In the current debate in Springfield, Ill., and in the capitals of other cash-strapped states around the country, one major area of budget focus is education. Legislators and educators at all levels worry that budgets at one level (K-12 or higher ...

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launches HMH Education Services for K-12 districts ... - Talking New Media

Tue, 2015-02-24 11:34

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt launches HMH Education Services for K-12 districts ...
Talking New Media
BOSTON, Mass. February 24, 2015 — Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today announced HMH Education Services, a newly formed organization that will offer a comprehensive set of services to K-12 districts, administrators and educators.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Introduces New Education Services Organization for K ... - Fort Mills Times

Tue, 2015-02-24 09:55

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Introduces New Education Services Organization for K ...
Fort Mills Times
BOSTON — Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced HMH Education Services, a newly formed organization that will offer a comprehensive set of services to K-12 districts, administrators and educators. HMH Education ...
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's (HMHC) CEO Linda Zecher on Q4 2014 Results ...Seeking Alpha (registration)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ...The Wall Street Transcript

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Introduces New Education Services Organization for K ... - MarketWatch

Tue, 2015-02-24 09:31

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Introduces New Education Services Organization for K ...
MarketWatch
BOSTON, Feb 24, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced HMH Education Services, a newly formed organization that will offer a comprehensive set of services to K-12 districts, administrators ...

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Sen. Knopp Introduces 8 Billion Dollar K-12 Bill - myCentralOregon.com

Mon, 2015-02-23 13:57

Sen. Knopp Introduces 8 Billion Dollar K-12 Bill
myCentralOregon.com
Today, Senator Tim Knopp (R-Bend) announced his introduction of SB 642, which would appropriate $8 billion to the State School Fund for K-12 education. In 2013, Republicans and Democrats came together to pass the “Grand Bargain” and increase K-12 ...

K-12 opt-out movement marginalizes under-resourced communities | Opinion - NJ.com

Mon, 2015-02-23 11:27

NJ.com

K-12 opt-out movement marginalizes under-resourced communities | Opinion
NJ.com
An America Achieves study reported that 70 percent of parents worry their child's chances of achieving a middle-class lifestyle decreases if K-12 education does not become more rigorous. When breaking down these stats by race and income level, ...
ALERT: ODE extends PARCC testing because of weatherWKYC-TV

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CK-12 Foundation Brings Free Math Content for K-12 Teachers - Education World

Mon, 2015-02-23 10:11

CK-12 Foundation Brings Free Math Content for K-12 Teachers
Education World
CK-12, according to its official website, provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards and other resources for educational purposes. Its new K1-5 math "is designed to help elementary school teachers, students and parents ...

School officials commend Rauner's K-12 spending increase - The Herald-News

Sat, 2015-02-21 20:42

School officials commend Rauner's K-12 spending increase
The Herald-News
Rauner proposed spending cuts during his budget address Wednesday, but he also proposed increasing spending for K-12 education by about $290 million. According to his budget, the proposal will provide a more equitable distribution of school funding ...

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School officials commend Rauner's K-12 spending increase - Suburban Life Publications

Sat, 2015-02-21 20:41

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

School officials commend Rauner's K-12 spending increase
Suburban Life Publications
Rauner proposed spending cuts during his budget address Wednesday, but he also proposed increasing spending for K-12 education by about $290 million. According to his budget, the proposal will provide a more equitable distribution of school funding ...
School officials encouraged, eager for details from RaunerSaukValley.com
Governor's plan includes school funding increaseAlton Telegraph

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Mike Connell: Battling for the future of K-12 schools - Port Huron Times Herald

Sat, 2015-02-21 20:37

Port Huron Times Herald

Mike Connell: Battling for the future of K-12 schools
Port Huron Times Herald
Rick Snyder, have pushed through sweeping changes in K-12 education. Some of these reforms seem eminently sensible, such as basing tenure on merit rather than seniority, but others appear dicey, such as placing the teacher-retirement system in jeopardy ...

Governor's plan includes school funding increase - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 2015-02-20 17:18

Governor's plan includes school funding increase
Alton Telegraph
With an education fund working at a $500,000 deficit, the Southwestern Board of Education recently voted to drastically change the district's attendance centers. Out of four options, the board voted for the first which would move preschool through ...

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