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Garden at Miles Davis Magnet a good model for other schools, Rahm Says Wendell Hutson

ENGLEWOOD — A community garden at Miles Davis Magnet Academy could be a model for other schools to use when developing their own gardens. That was the sentiment of Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday when he visited the school, 6740 S. Paulina St., along with Whole Foods ... Read more

September 19, 2014

Biotech magnet hits record freshman enrollment Melody Brumble

A record number of freshmen — lured by the promise of college scholarships and credit — enrolled in Southwood High School's biotechnology magnet program this year. Created in 2006, the program in southwest Shreveport aims to train workers specifically for medical s... Read more

September 19, 2014

Big grants reward Wake County's strong magnet schools Staff Reporter

The magnet schools program in Wake County has been an innovative, enriching experience for thousands of students since 1982, and it has drawn suburban kids and their parents into low-income neighborhoods they might not ever have even visited. That’s been enriching ... Read more

September 18, 2014

Northeast strikes gold Carol Rohem

DANVILLE — Northeast Elementary Magnet School students celebrated a healthy achievement Monday. “There’s lots to be proud about at Northeast,” Principal Kimberly Norton told the student body that was gathered. “This is the second time we’ve struck gold. “What do... Read more

September 16, 2014

Getting hands dirty is part of learning at Moore Magnet Greg Williamson

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Students measured, thought and dug while planting flowers at Moore Magnet Elementary School. With pencils tucked behind their ears, a team of second graders carried clipboards and bulb planters to the flower section of their outdoor classroom M... Read more

September 16, 2014

First Innovation Schools starting their second cycle John Monfredo

One of the items taken up at the School Committee was the approval of the five original Innovation School models for their second three-year cycle. In 2011, the Massachusetts Department of Education came out with a proposal for the creation of innovation schools withi... Read more

September 14, 2014

SAP collaborates with Miami-Dade County's Tech Magnet School to promote STEM Staff Reporter

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP SE SAP, -0.27% today announced that it will work with iTech @ Thomas A. Edison Educational Center, a technology-focused magnet school in Miami, Florida, to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) e... Read more

September 13, 2014

More than 200 Fairfax students among National Merit semi-finalists T. Reese Shapario

More than 200 Fairfax County students have been named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists for 2015. The 205 Fairfax seniors are among 16,000 high school students who are semi-finalists this year for the scholarship program. The students were picked based on t... Read more

September 12, 2014

Museum Magnet School: Chattanooga's idea may become a model Calvin Sneed

The concept of museum magnet schools could be so unique, that the idea may be floated among other school districts around the country.That's the opinion of the U.S. Department of Education's expert on early learning. Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett, who sp... Read more

September 10, 2014

Maxwell Magnet third-graders were prepared press corps with both mayoral candidates Tammy Lane

Savvy third-graders gathered details directly from the source when Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty stopped by Maxwell Spanish Immersion Magnet School. The men’s separate Q&A sessions highlighted a class project in which students researched t... Read more

September 9, 2014
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