K-12 Education News

Get schooled on kindergarten through grade 12 education issues from technology, school initiatives and student recognition to research, equipment, products and services for teachers, students and staff. Learn about after-school programs, PTAs, PTOs, tutoring, test preparation, professional training and classroom resources.

Jacksonville Company Grants New Roofs to Local Teachers in Its Annual Program

Jacksonville Company Grants New Roofs to Local Teachers in Its Annual Program

Reliant announces the fifth annual Every Shingle Heart Initiative. For 2021, Reliant will select three local teachers to receive free roofs. Nominations for Every Shingle Heart will be accepted from July 26 through August 31, 2021. - July 26, 2021 - Reliant Roofing, Solar, & Hurricane Shutters

Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

With great sadness, the family of Robert Parris Moses announces the passing of our husband, father, friend, and STEM educator. Before his passing, he expressed tremendous gratitude to all who are involved in the struggle for democracy and to those who supported his work to transform the conditions of Black people in our country. Moses was born January 23, 1935, and died the morning of July 25, 2021, in Hollywood, Florida. He was with family and his wife of 52 years, Janet. - July 25, 2021 - Family of Bob Moses

Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan, LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky Among 2021 Mentors for Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows Program

The Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan, LinkedIn CEO Ryan Roslansky, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago CEO Dr. Tom Shanley and Civic Nation CEO Kyle Lierman will each host and mentor a member of the fifth cohort of Jeff Ubben Posse... - July 24, 2021 - The Posse Foundation

Transfinder Wins NYAPT’s President’s Award

Transfinder Honored for Best Practices Webinars - July 23, 2021 - Transfinder

Lakeisha Marie Davis Honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lakeisha Marie Davis Honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lakeisha Marie Davis of East Orange, New Jersey has been honored as a Woman of the Month for April 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women to... - July 07, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Syracuse City Schools Turn to Transfinder

Transfinder Corporation is pleased to announce the Syracuse City School District has selected Transfinder’s award-winning routing solution Routefinder PLUS to create the safest and most efficient routes for its students. Jeremy Smith, Syracuse City School District’s transportation... - June 27, 2021 - Transfinder

Allegro Academy of Music, Dance and Etiquette to Begin Enrolling for Fall

Allegro Academy's Early Enrollment for Fall 2021 Classes begins July 19th. Sign up today to receive early access to classes and special discounts. - June 26, 2021 - Allegro Music, Dance and Etiquette Academy

Allegro Music Academy Open Enrollment

Allegro Music Academy continues enrolling new students for private and semi-private instruction. - June 26, 2021 - Allegro Music, Dance and Etiquette Academy

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College has achieved distinction as a Veteran’s Education Transition Support (VETS) Certified Campus. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded the college the VETS designation June 21 in recognition of the supportive environment Southwest has... - June 24, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Local Young Phoenix Artist to Attend World-Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp

Local Young Phoenix Artist to Attend World-Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp

Caroline Schumann, 14, of Phoenix, AZ has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the nation’s premier multidisciplinary summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12. Schumann, the daughter of Mr. Paul Schumann and Dr. Kathleen Schnier, will study classical voice at Interlochen. - June 24, 2021 - Interlochen

The New England Center for Children Appoints Darryl Agostinelli as Chief Technology Officer

Software Industry Veteran to Accelerate and Innovate NECC Technology and ACE - June 23, 2021 - The New England Center for Children

New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

New Crowdfunding Platform Caters to Kids and Teens Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to Create the Next Million Dollar Business

KidVisionaries.com wants to teach kids and teens how to be entrepreneurs through crowdfunding. They are offering a free online class, Intro To Crowdfunding - How To Build Your Million Dollar Business, to teach the basics of crowdfunding and to help kids turn their innovative ideas into reality. - June 21, 2021 - KidVisionaries.com

Alicia Gaston LLC Releases Entertaining Middle Grade Youth Book Which Helps Kids Develop Social Skills

Alicia Gaston LLC Releases Entertaining Middle Grade Youth Book Which Helps Kids Develop Social Skills

The Baldwin Terrace Kids are a group of middle school friends whose experiences in their beloved neighborhood and schools challenge and build their character. Whether it’s being mindful of the type of friends they keep, confronting bullies, or having good sportsmanship, the friends face challenges to learn the values and merits that are truly important. - June 16, 2021 - Alicia Gaston LLC

J.W. Pepper Takes Music Learning Beyond the Classroom and Into the Future

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world’s largest sheet music retailer, has announced a new software product that unlocks the potential for music teachers to share copyrighted music with their students legally. The new product is called ePrint Folders, and it works seamlessly with... - June 08, 2021 - J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Redline Communications and Morcom International Provide Unprecedented Wireless Connectivity to Arlington County in Virginia

Redline Communications and Morcom International Provide Unprecedented Wireless Connectivity to Arlington County in Virginia

Redline Communications and Morcom International announced today the installation of Redline’s 3GPP iLTE network in Arlington County, Virginia. This industrial-grade broadband wireless solution utilizes the Citizen Broadband Radio Service or CBRS spectrum and provides improved broadband access and network reliability. - June 08, 2021 - Morcom International

Teen Eco-Influencer Samantha Torres Wins Climate Solutions Campaign Grant

Teen eco-influencer Samantha Torres and her high school environmental club won a Climate Solutions Campaign grant from international environmental nonprofit Grades of Green. - June 08, 2021 - Jesse Torres

Transfinder Sponsors Siena College’s 33rd High School Programming Contest

Transfinder Corporation and Transfinder CEO Antonio Civitella are the proud sponsors of Siena College’s 33rd High School Programming Contest, an event which brings in the brightest students to tackle real-world programming problems. This is the third year Transfinder and Civitella have... - June 05, 2021 - Transfinder

CodeHS Launches New Praxis Prep Courses, Microcredentials and Free Summer PD Workshops for Computer Science Teachers

CodeHS, a leading computer science educational technology company, is launching new professional development (PD) opportunities for computer science teachers. These new offerings include Microcredentials in various programming languages, Praxis Prep Courses, and free summer PD... - June 03, 2021 - CodeHS

Denco 9-1-1 Brings Indoor Maps to Schools, Providing 9-1-1 Actionable Location Information

Denco Area 9-1-1 District (Denco 9-1-1), providing 9-1-1 services to nearly 800,000 people in 33 jurisdictions throughout North Texas, recently worked with GeoComm to bring indoor maps to 86 K-12 public schools throughout the region. This project addressed the challenges of locating 9-1-1 callers... - June 03, 2021 - GeoComm

Sky Ridge Medical Center Announces Student Scholarship Award Winners

Sky Ridge Medical Center Announces Student Scholarship Award Winners

Sky Ridge Medical Center awarded student volunteers pursuing academic degrees and careers in healthcare with its Sky Ridge Student Scholarship awards for the second year. The $5,000 in scholarships were awarded among four seniors based upon their length of service and commitment as student... - May 30, 2021 - Sky Ridge Medical Center

SkillAngels Announces Free Access to “Skills of the Future” Assessments for School Students

A worldwide initiative that will accelerate trajectories of future skills for 10 million students in the next five years. - May 29, 2021 - SkillAngels

Indian Hills Schools Turns to Transfinder

Transfinder Corporation is pleased to announce Indian Hills Exempted Village School District has selected Transfinder’s award-winning routing solution Routefinder PLUS to create the safest and most efficient routes for its students. Official says the district selected Routefinder PLUS because it was more up to date than the competing products on the market – and more intuitive. - May 27, 2021 - Transfinder

Overlook Investigative Group, LLC Announces the Launch of Hidden Camera Checked Location Program

Overlook Investigative Group, LLC Announces the Launch of Hidden Camera Checked Location Program

The world's first recognition and accountability program for hidden camera detection. Tiny hidden cameras are being placed by voyeurs in public restrooms, short-term vacation rentals, hospitals, fitness centers, schools and anywhere privacy can be violated. Images are sold for profit on websites or viewed for private pleasure. The program and special branding will alert the public to locations checked for hidden cameras, educate employees and provide workplace policy guidelines. - May 25, 2021 - Overlook Investigative Group, LLC

Angela P. Starnes Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Angela P. Starnes Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Angela P. Starnes of Golden, Colorado has been honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About Angela P. Starnes Angela Starnes is the owner and director of 5280 Early... - May 25, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

VoyageDenver Publication Features Sonja Wendt, Children's Book Author from the Denver area on Compassion

VoyageDenver Interviews Sonja Wendt regarding her Children's Book Business, Cultivating Compassion in Children - May 25, 2021 - Cultivating Compassion in Children LLC

Weber School District Turns to Transfinder Over 9 Software Providers

Transfinder Corporation is pleased to announce Weber School District has selected Transfinder’s award-winning routing solution Routefinder PLUS to create the safest and most efficient routes for its students. Trent Bills, a computer support technician/transportation and GIS specialist at... - May 19, 2021 - Transfinder

Mouser Sponsors National STEM League for Ten80 STEM Challenge Students

Mouser Sponsors National STEM League for Ten80 STEM Challenge Students

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, was a major sponsor of the 13th annual National STEM League (NSL) Finals Event from May 1-May 2, 2021 featuring Ten80 STEM Challenges powered by the iNSL, a 501(c)(3) organization. Overall winning teams this year represented Florida, North Carolina, and Maryland: RamTech 59 took first place, Iditarod Racing came in 2nd, and NSBE Fire Jr Chargers won 3rd overall. - May 18, 2021 - InterNational STEM League, Inc.

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County has launched Growing Grads, a new community campaign aimed to celebrate young adults who, despite involvement in the foster care system, are graduating. In conjunction with the launch, Speak Up For Kids received invaluable support from the Leadership Palm... - May 18, 2021 - Speak Up for Kids

Orange Neurosciences Launches World’s Largest Survey on Reading Fluency

Orange Neurosciences is launching the world's largest survey of reading skills through its new app, ReadON Plus. The survey, which is free, will uncover information about reading fluency, grade-level reading levels, executive functioning, and cognitive skills. It will provide a clearer understanding of how people read and how they learn over time. This will provide information to policy-makers to improve learning and to provide the proper interventions. - May 18, 2021 - Orange Neurosciences

Sandra Rouse-Flowers Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Sandra Rouse-Flowers Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Sandra Rouse-Flowers of Jeffersonville, Georgia has been honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize... - May 18, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Patrick Henry College Wins First and Second Place in the Nation in Collegiate Civic Debate

Patrick Henry College Wins First and Second Place in the Nation in Collegiate Civic Debate

Patrick Henry College students shut out the competition, including several Ivy League institutions, to bring home both the gold and silver in a national collegiate civic debate competition. Patrick Henry College (PHC) underclassmen, Calvin Huh and Nicholas Storz, won the Lafayette Debates U.S. - May 12, 2021 - Patrick Henry College

Genesys Works Announces Selvon M. Waldron as Executive Director of Its National Capital Region Program

Genesys Works Announces Selvon M. Waldron as Executive Director of Its National Capital Region Program

Today, Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students which creates a diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, announced Selvon M. Waldron as executive director of its National Capital Region (NCR) program, which serves students in the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia areas. - May 11, 2021 - Genesys Works - National Capital Region

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist Honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist Honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education Specialist of Chesterfield, Virginia has been honored as a Top Educator for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of education and ministry. About Wilma J. Brown-Foreman, Education... - May 11, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Shocking Disparities Galvanize Maryland’s Child Advocacy Community; Advocates for Children and Youth Host Summit to Focus on Advancing Equity

Shocking Disparities Galvanize Maryland’s Child Advocacy Community; Advocates for Children and Youth Host Summit to Focus on Advancing Equity

With COVID-19 highlighting or exacerbating disparities, there are organizations and community members working to advance equity for all young people with bold, innovative solutions. This virtual Summit, featuring Chef Jeff Henderson award-winning chef and founder of the Chef Jeff Project, gives attendees a view into this transformational work through storytelling, research and advocacy approaches. - May 10, 2021 - Advocates for Children and Youth

Delsea Regional Turns to Transfinder

Transfinder Corporation is pleased to announce Delsea Regional School District has selected Transfinder’s award-winning routing solution Routefinder PLUS to create the safest and most efficient routes for its students. Maureen Smashey, Delsea Regional transportation supervisor, said the... - May 06, 2021 - Transfinder

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are much more common than many realize. Before the pandemic, 1 in 3 children in the U.S. had at least one ACE. Since then we have seen a skyrocket in suicide rates, drug overdoses and addiction, leaving even more children traumatized. Reverse the Adverse is a trauma-informed professional development that teaches urban educators how to better serve students impacted by trauma. Educators have reported seeing an 80% increase in grades in just one semester. - April 30, 2021 - GOAT Educators

Allegro Music Academy Continues Open Enrollment

Allegro Music Academy is now enrolling students of any instrument at any skill level. - April 30, 2021 - Allegro Music, Dance and Etiquette Academy

Dr. Maureen E. Marshall-Jeffers Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Dr. Maureen E. Marshall-Jeffers Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.

Dr. Maureen E. Marshall-Jeffers of Tinton Falls, New Jersey has been celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and high level of success in the field of education. Each month... - April 29, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Allegro Music Academy Now Enrolling for 2021 Summer Camps

Join Allegro Academy of Music, Etiquette and Dance for a full four weeks of music education, dance classes, and concerts. - April 28, 2021 - Allegro Music, Dance and Etiquette Academy

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

The Patrick Henry College Mock Trial program placed third overall in the nation at the 2021 American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) National Championship Tournament, missing out on the championship final round by a solitary ballot. More than 6,500 students in 650 teams began the season in... - April 26, 2021 - Patrick Henry College

Protecting The Planet With Your Kids Podcast Has Launched Worldwide

The Reading With Your Kids Podcast is proud to announce the launching of a series of special episodes of the podcast called Protecting The Planet With Your Kids. The series launched on the Reading With Your Kids platform in time to celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Subsequent episodes will be released April 29, May 6, 13, 20 & 27. - April 23, 2021 - Reading With Your Kids

The Book Fairies to Host Virtual Read-a-Thon Benefiting Metro NY Children

Month-Long Effort to Raise $100K to be Hosted by Actor Billy Baldwin; For Every $1 Donated, Three Books are Distributed to Readers-in-Need. - April 22, 2021 - The Book Fairies

Shorecrest Launches Post-Graduate / Gap Year Program

Ranked among the Top 10 Best College Prep Schools in the State of Florida, Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida is proud to announce the launch of its Post-Graduate / Gap Year Program (PG Program). Designed for high school graduates looking to better prepare themselves for... - April 22, 2021 - Shorecrest Preparatory School

William A. Geha Honored as a Professional of the Year for a Fourth Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

William A. Geha Honored as a Professional of the Year for a Fourth Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

William A. Geha of Sylvania, Ohio has been honored as a Professional of the Year for a fourth year, 2015, 2018, 2020, and now 2021, by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the field of education. About... - April 21, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

New Children’s Book Celebrates Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams, Toni Morrison, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. all attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs.) Unfortunately, many children are unaware of these institutions. “The ABCs of HBCUs,” written by Claudia Walker and published by HBCU Prep... - April 21, 2021 - HBCU Prep School

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

Driven to Lead: A Celebration of Social Good, Action, and Impact is coming up on April 29, 2021. Safety Center will host a virtual leadership event on April 29, 2021 at 4pm to inspire high school students to identify solutions to social problems, reflect on their role in promoting community... - April 20, 2021 - Safety Center

STEERus™ - the Soft Skills Academy – Expands Into the UK and EU with a New Leadership Team

STEERus, home to the world’s first Soft Skills Academy, has expanded into the EU and UK with its new leadership team. The EdTech has an innovative approach to training people in soft skills like empathy, resilience and workplace behaviors to improve individual and corporate success. - April 20, 2021 - STEERus

California Teens Virtually Pave the Way for Safer Roads; 2021’s Safety City Teen Safe Driving Campaign Goes Virtual, Thanks to the Allstate Foundation

The Allstate Foundation awarded $75,000 to Safety Center's Teen-to-Teen Safe Driving Campaign, a California high school program that encourages youth, parents, guardians, and communities to drive safely – from a teen’s perspective. With the increase in technology over the past decade,... - April 14, 2021 - Safety Center

Debut Novel "The Stars in April,” Based on Teen Titanic Survivor, Receives a School Library Journal Starred Review

Debut Novel "The Stars in April,” Based on Teen Titanic Survivor, Receives a School Library Journal Starred Review

Debut novelist and Childress Ink client Peggy Wirgau’s "The Stars in April" receives a warm welcome into the literary world, historical fiction based on the true story of Ruth Becker, most recently honored with a School Library Journal Starred Review just in time for Titanic Week 2021, April 11-18, around the anniversary of the sinking, April 12, 1912. - April 08, 2021 - Childress Ink

Family-Friendly Fun To-Go at ART JAM 2021

ART JAM, KID smART’s annual celebration of imagination, invites families near and far to create works of art that blend drama, music, creative writing, and visual art with math, science, social studies, and English language arts. - April 08, 2021 - KID smART

Press Releases 1 - 50 of 2,885