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Mock job interviews help students prepare
The August Chronicle Sean Gruber

Sixteen-year-old Tobias Patterson woke up Friday ready to put his “interviewing skills” to the test. The Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School student said he was “very confident” he would impress the Augusta business representative he would meet. “I wo... Read more

April 26, 2015

Ramsey students correspond with kids at Mexican orphanage, with help from LCHS students Devin Heilman

COEUR d'ALENE - Lake City High School senior Boone Benson's four years of studying Spanish were put to good use Friday morning. He and 12 juniors and seniors broke the language barrier for Ramsey Magnet School of Science first- and fourth-graders who were anxious t... Read more

April 25, 2015

Two Wake magnet schools win national awards
The News & Observer T. Keung Hui

RALEIGH - Brentwood Elementary School in Raleigh was named the nation’s second-best magnet school on Saturday and Wendell Elementary School in eastern Wake was named the top elementary magnet school in the country. Both Wake County elementary schools received accol... Read more

April 25, 2015

Pontiac’s International Technology Academy nets statewide award
Oakland Press Dustin Blitchok

The Pontiac School District’s flagship school has received the 2015 Education Excellence Award from the Michigan Association of School Boards for innovative excellence in the classroom. Stacy Calloway, a language arts teacher at the International Technology Academy... Read more

April 24, 2015

Durfee students take tech to the max Valerie Wells

DECATUR – The charts and graphs on the wall outside Kevin Dunn's sixth-grade classroom look like the work of any group of bright young students, except for the odd little blue symbol stuck to the corner of each. Travonn Madding held up his iPad and took a picture o... Read more

April 17, 2015

Connecticut making "clear progress" in desegregating schools, report says Mackenzie Rigg

After nearly three decades of efforts to desegregate its public schools, Connecticut is making "clear progress" in reducing racial isolation and erasing achievement gaps, even as the rest of the region is "moving backward," according to a groundbre... Read more

April 15, 2015

Dutch Fork kindergartners release trout ‘buddies’ into Saluda River Rachel Ham

Happy goodbyes were said Tuesday morning on the banks of the Saluda River as kids from Dutch Fork Elementary School released creatures they help raise from eggs into the wild. The kindergartners from the environmental magnet school, which is one of several magnet f... Read more

April 15, 2015

Students grow butterflies for Hospice event Steve Kuhlmann

Seven kindergarteners huddled around two mesh cylinders gaze with undivided attention as freshly emerged butterflies flutter from one side of the container to the other. Their classmates are working quietly, patiently in hopes of being chosen next. The children, al... Read more

April 14, 2015

Five Rockdale Magnet School students chosen for 2015 Governor's Honors Program Ryan McKenzie

CONYERS – Five Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology students are part of the 679 students selected from across the state to attend the 2015 Governor’s Honors Program. The GHP, which will take place at Valdosta State University from June 21 to July 18, ... Read more

April 13, 2015

Bel Aire students turn scraps into arcade games Kerona Todorov

Using plenty of recycled materials and lots imagination, third-grade students at Bel Aire Park Magnet School in north Napa have designed and built a dozen arcade games. On Thursday, about 90 third graders proudly demonstrated their machines with names like “Flicky ... Read more

April 13, 2015
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