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March teacher of the month: Stephanie Richardson Amanda Hanson

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Stephanie Richardson, second grade teacher at the Jonesboro Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School, has been named March Teacher of the Month. Region 8 News sat down with Richardson recently to learn more about her teaching style and her de... Read more

March 25, 2015

Magnet schools changing face of isle education Johnston Farrow

The impact of magnet schools in Galveston public education is being recognized at local and national levels. Recently, Magnet Schools of America named Oppe Elementary Magnet School of Coastal Studies Principal Helena Aucoin the 2015 Magnet Principal of the Year and... Read more

March 24, 2015

Oak Grove Elementary, Chapin High named 2015 Palmetto’s finest schools Rachael Ham

Two Midlands schools were named among the best in the state Tuesday afternoon during a live-streamed announcement. The South Carolina Association of School Administrators named Chapin High School in Lexington-Richland School District Five and Oak Grove Elementary S... Read more

March 24, 2015

Philly magnet school wins 'GRAMMY' award for music excellence Solomon Leach

FYODOR BADKHEN, 17, has been part of Girard Academic Music Program for four years, but he didn't realize he would help the school win a Grammy - sort of. The South Philadelphia magnet school, known as GAMP, was one of 13 schools in the nation chosen by the GRAMMY F... Read more

March 24, 2015

Educators taking classes to garden plot Musherf Alamri

First-grader Cooper Goffeney peered through the magnifying glass to scan a tree branch for butterfly larva. His class at Davis Bilingual Magnet School in Tucson that day was learning about insect biology. “I thought it was pretty cool to see other eggs,” Cooper sai... Read more

March 23, 2015

Dallas leaders tout magnet school to turn out minority police, firefighter recruits Naomi Martin

Some Dallas leaders say they’ve found a way to draw more minority police and firefighter recruits: a magnet high school. Council member Adam Medrano proposed the idea at two recent public-safety committee meetings. Similar schools are in Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Ph... Read more

March 23, 2015

Drumming in math lessons Carol Kozma

NEW BEDFORD — Some 20 third-graders stood in two rows on stage at the Pulaski Elementary School as Rick Morin directed them. “Run in place,” he instructed the students, as they stomped their feet on the spot. “We’ve got to get those muscles all warmed up,... Read more

March 22, 2015

Four Anoka-Hennepin schools named among top magnet programs in the nation Staff Reporter

Four Anoka-Hennepin specialty schools are educating students at an award-winning level. Champlin-Brooklyn Park Academy for Math and Environmental Science (CBPA), and Blaine’s University Avenue Elementary School for Aerospace, Children’s Engineering and Science (UAE... Read more

March 21, 2015

VFW recognizes student winners Michaele Duke

Williamsburg County students took center stage March 5, as they were recognized during the Veterans of Foreign Wars Annual Recognition Awards Ceremony. The McClary-Cole VFW Post 6500 and its Ladies Auxiliary held the program at the Williamsburg County Recreation De... Read more

March 17, 2015

Eastfield students hope for fame, fortune with 'Safety Dance' Landdis Hollifield

Eastfield Global Magnet School students recently donned their boogie shoes for safety's sake. Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade took part in a school-wide music video that had kids jamming to a remix of the 1980s hit song “Safety Dance.” Filming the video... Read more

March 16, 2015
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