Magnet School News Archive

Peabody Magnet students become science teachers for a day
TheTownTalk Miranda Klein

Seniors at Peabody Magnet switched roles in the classroom this week to teach material from their high school biology courses to younger students.  The assignment was part of an upper-level course taught by biology and chemistry instructor Torri Byrd, who ask... Read more

November 14, 2017

Creative approach gets GR school off state priority list Teresa Weakley

Coit Arts Academy in Grand Rapids is a magnet school for the arts, so school leaders thought it was only natural to use the students’ passion to improve their knowledge. Four years after being named a priority school by the state, Coit Arts Academy is now off the... Read more

November 07, 2017

$9 million grant brings Magnet Program to Florence County School District 3
WMBF News Ken Baker

Millions of dollars are being given to a Florence County school district to bring in new educational tools. Florence County School District Three is not only getting new resources, but a $9 million grant is allowing the district to renovate two schools, which wil... Read more

October 16, 2017

APS wins $7.8 million magnet school grant
Albuquerque Journal Kim Burgess

Local kids with a passion for math and science have new options, thanks to a $7.8 million federal grant awarded to Albuquerque Public Schools. APS recently received a five-year award from the U.S. Department of Education’s Magnet Schools Assistance Program — one ... Read more

October 11, 2017

Miami-Dade Schools win $15 million federal grant for magnet programs
Miami Herald Adrianne Richardson

Miami-Dade County Public Schools was one of four Florida school districts to win a $15 million grant from The U.S. Education Department’s Magnet Schools Assistance Program to implement magnet schools that increase racial integration, promote academic opportunity and e... Read more

October 03, 2017

Federal grant will benefit Norwich middle schools
The Bulletin 225 Ryan Blessing

Two Norwich schools are among six that will benefit from a $15 million magnet school federal grant to expand school choice programs throughout the region. The U.S. Department of Education will award the funds to the organization LEARN — the regional educational s... Read more

September 29, 2017

Four Baton Rouge schools will add magnet programs thanks to new federal grant
The Advocate Charles Lussier

Belaire High School and three of its feeder schools have been awarded a federal grant that will pay them nearly $15 million over the next five years to launch new STEM-themed magnet programs. This money will increase the number of East Baton Rouge Parish public s... Read more

September 28, 2017

Fiscal year 2017 MSAP awards
U.S. Department of Education

The Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) has awarded 32 grants for fiscal year 2017. These awards total approximately $91.7 million and are spread across 16 states. The following local education agencies (LEAs) will receive funding for up to 5 years to implement... Read more

September 27, 2017

'It's important to remember': Aurora school honors victims of 9/11 attacks
The Beacon-News David Sharos

For students at Fred Rodgers Magnet Academy in Aurora, the terrorist attacks on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, are a part of history that happened before they were born. On Monday, the school held a special ceremony to honor the victims of the attacks and l... Read more

September 11, 2017

G.W. Carver Elementary celebrates grand opening Staff

Kannapolis City Schools will host a community event to celebrate the grand opening of G.W. Carver Elementary School. It will be Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. The drop-in celebration will be free and open to the public. Visitors will be able to tour the newly... Read more

September 01, 2017
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