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Common Ground: Magnet school making students more career-ready
The New Orleans Advocate Chante Warren

Learning styles have changed dramatically since I graduated from Scotlandville Magnet High in 1987. Then, teachers were still using chalkboards and overhead projectors. We took tons of notes longhand and completed English term papers using the card catalogue at the... Read more

November 11, 2015

Race in R.I.: Hartford's magnet schools experiment
Providence Journal Patrick Anderson

HARTFORD, Conn. -- First-graders at the University of Hartford Magnet School start their day with a glimpse of the college quad before getting a hug from the principal and bounding through a sky-lit hallway to join classmates for a morning dance session. Parents li... Read more

November 9, 2015

New Haven Public Schools names ‘Teacher of the Year’
WTNH Staff Reporter

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Congratulations are in order to the new Teacher of the Year for New Haven Public Schools. Stephanie White is a discovery room teacher at the Quinnipiac STEM Magnet School, and is also a curriculum facilitator. She works with teachers in ea... Read more

November 9, 2015

Magnet schools take on segregation by bringing white students to non-white schools
Think Progress Casey Quinlan

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — “How about the ‘I’ in BRICK?” asked Julie Goldstein, principal of Breakthrough Magnet school to an auditorium full of students. “Integrity,” answers a female student, who looks around the age of 6 or 7. Goldstein then asks what integrity ... Read more

November 2, 2015

Youth Profile: South student representing Lima in Young Entrepreneurs Academy
Lima Ohio John Bush

LIMA — Twelve-year-old Javier Brito-Diaz will gain firsthand experience in running his own business as he represents Lima schools in the Lima/Allen County Young Entrepreneurs Academy starting this week. The seventh-grader from South Science and Technology Magnet Sc... Read more

November 1, 2015

Robotics teams prep for BEST contest
NJ Daily News Journal Brian Wilson

SMYRNA — Five Rutherford County robotics teams are putting the final touches on their machines and corresponding presentations before they compete at the Music City BEST competition at Lipscomb University in Nashville this weekend. Dozens of students on teams at Ce... Read more

October 28, 2015

Montessori Community School environment creates independent, responsible, and motivated students
WCBD News 2 Octavia Mitchell

Montessori Community School nurtures students in an authentic, high quality Montessori environment.   We’re in West Ashley for our Cool School of the week. Montessori Community School is a magnet school in Charleston county, and  was the first public... Read more

October 28, 2015

Teachers from China visit Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School
Hartford Courant Staff Reporter

Thirty-three teachers from China recently visited Glastonbury-East Hartford Magnet School. During their visit, the teachers enjoyed student performances, saw a planetarium show, and went on a school tour. They also taught 30-minute lessons about Chinese culture to ... Read more

October 26, 2015

Eighth grade students to get a taste of BioTech Science Academy
Ark Latex Nikki Henderson

SHREVEPORT, La. More than 100 8th graders from Caddo Parish middle schools will learn about some cool things you can do with science. On Tuesday, Oct. 27 students will spend part of their day at Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center to learn more about the Biotec... Read more

October 26, 2015

Coconut Creek Atlantic Technical High School "beats the odds"
Sun Sentinel Rhonda Weiss

Atlantic Technical High School has been named to Newsweek's 2015 “Beating the Odds” list, which recognizes the top 500 high schools in the United States serving low-income students. The Coconut Creek magnet school received a rank of 147, based on a combination of calc... Read more

October 26, 2015
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