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GISD to host tours of schools Johnaton Farrow

Education is constantly changing. Each academic year brings new things being taught to children, new staff members and, every so often, new buildings. It’s because of those changes that it’s important to regularly take stock with what’s happening in our local schools.... Read more

April 14, 2014

Los Angeles magnet school shows off successful STEM and AP program Brianna Sacks

The Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, a prestigious magnet school focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematic curricula, is breaking the mold for lower-income, minority students. Studies show that STEM courses give high school students access ... Read more

April 14, 2014

Rockets, robots featured at Scotlandville magnet school expo Emily Beck Cogburn

Rockets flew and robots swam at Scotlandville Pre-Engineering Academy Magnet on Saturday during the school’s third annual Engineering Expo. The children who turned out for the event visited 20 different stations to participate in activities from shooting off water bot... Read more

April 14, 2014

STEAM reaches Brevard schools Mackenzie ryan

It's a challenge tackled by engineers in the space program: Design a garment that can withstand a certain level of heat. But next school year, Palm Bay High students will be the ones trying to find the solution. Thanks to a partnership with NASA, students will be d... Read more

April 14, 2014

Dual-language classrooms excite Worcester parents Jacquelin Reis

WORCESTER, Mass. — The math lesson in Nicole Girouard's third-grade classroom at Chandler Magnet School was fairly typical. Nine students sat at a table with Girouard comparing fractions on their number lines; three used computer stations and five worked at another ta... Read more

April 12, 2014

Virginia Shuman Young celebrates 20 years of Montessori education Rebacca Piccardo

Hundreds of students walked in their school parade celebration Friday, including kindergartners and first-graders who used popsicle sticks to hoist their hand-drawn signs. "Happy 20th Birthday VSY," the signs read. Virginia Shuman Young Elementary in F... Read more

April 11, 2014

Columbus Magnet celebrates Native American culture Kwegyirba Croffie

Third graders at Columbus Magnet School shared Native American culture and history with their school during Native American Day on Wednesday. "We are learning about Native Americans and we are getting ready for Native American Day where lots of kindergarteners... Read more

April 10, 2014

Metro high schools considered the most challenging in Tennessee E. J. Boyer

Nashville high schools claimed the top two spots in a new ranking of Tennessee's most challenging high schools, part of a national list compiled by The Washington Post. Hume-Fogg Magnet High School was named No. 1 and Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet School was named ... Read more

April 8, 2014

Buffalo school students excited about science careers Eileen Buckley

Some Buffalo Public School students are engaging in classroom programs that focus on future careers in science. The District kicked off science week Monday morning at School 19, the Native American Magnet School on West Delavan. WBFO's Eileen Buckley talked a group of... Read more

April 7, 2014

Wheeler Magnet student earns ‘perfect score’ of 36 on ACT Hunt Archbold

Kevin Sholl, a junior at The Center for Advanced Studies at Wheeler High School, scored a perfect 36 composite score on the ACT. Among ACT-tested US high school graduates in the class of 2013, only 1,162 out of more than 1.79 million students (less than one percent... Read more

April 5, 2014
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