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MUOS launch engages local students in STEM
Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin Staff

Before sunrise on Wednesday, Sept. 2, Lockheed Martin’s fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) satellite launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The satellite, whose capabilities focus on revolutionizing communications for mobile forces, is the product of many ... Read more

September 02, 2015

Lockheed Martin volunteers will bring STEM excitement to McNair Middle School
Space Coast Daily Space Coast Daily Staff

Lockheed Martin volunteers, along with ULA volunteers and a Navy Commander, will bring STEM excitement to all 520 students at Ronald McNair Magnet Middle School through an Engineer Design Challenge. The largest STEM outreach event coordinated in conjunction with a laun... Read more

August 31, 2015

Engineering career path begins in area public schools Alice Adams

While magnet schools are nothing new in public education, preparation for future engineers in public schools continues to gain traction, due to the national demand for all disciplines of engineers and because many universities look favorably on graduates from engineer... Read more

August 28, 2015

New Eastfield program, app encourages students to be their best Landdis Hollifield

Visitors at Eastfield Global Magnet School might notice the constant, but low sound of beeps coming from each classroom they pass by. That sound indicates that a student or classroom has been recognized by others in the school on a new app Eastfield’s using called ... Read more

August 27, 2015

District Five magnet school selected to host South Carolina Share Fair event
District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties Katrina Goggins

IRMO – Lexington-Richland School District Five has been selected to host a statewide event in South Carolina bringing together educators, students, communities and organizations to highlight innovations in STEAM education. The district announced August 20 that Sha... Read more

August 20, 2015

New Tech students tackle real-world problems Chloe F. Johnson

The first three days at New Technology High School were not about stocking up on textbooks. Instead, students at this small, publicly-funded Napa magnet school got the chance to design a tool or program that could help people solve problems in the real world. New T... Read more

August 20, 2015

Seven Oaks Elementary rolls out red carpet for students Mary Sturgill

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Some Lexington Richland Five students came to school to be greeted for the first day of the new year in a very special way intended to make them feel like a star. Seven Oaks Elementary Media Magnet school rolled out the red carpet treatment fo... Read more

August 20, 2015

Tuesday’s back to school sees a changed Pasadena Unified School District
Pasadena Now Rachel Young

The start of school for thousands of Pasadena Unified students on Tuesday at four high schools, five middle schools, and fifteen elementary schools in Altadena, Pasadena and Sierra Madre brought the expected plodding traffic, book-laden children and excited teachers t... Read more

August 19, 2015

Magnet school makes energy upgrades to align with sustainable culture Pat McDonnell

Striving to enhance public education in Southcentral Connecticut, Area Cooperative Educational Services (ACES) provides valuable resources to 25 school districts and also operates eight special education and Interdistrict Magnet Schools. ACES provides programs that im... Read more

August 17, 2015

Top 10 IPS schools for passing ISTEP in 2014 were all magnet schools
Chalkbeat Indiana Scott Elliott

Indianapolis Public Schools has a large number of struggling schools with low test scores, but in 2013-14 the district also had eight schools that exceeded the state average for the percent of students who passed the state ISTEP exam and 13 schools that earned an A-gr... Read more

August 17, 2015
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