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Court in session at Nova Middle School Ari Odzer

It’s not unheard of to find a middle school that has a legal studies program. Nova Middle School in Davie ups the ante, though, because it has just installed a life-sized, completely realistic courtroom in a classroom. "The courtroom has given our students the... Read more

January 21, 2015

Miss South Carolina visits Irmo Middle, highlights anti-littering efforts Staff Reporter

COLUMBIA, SC — Students play a key role in making South Carolina litter free and in growing the state’s recycling efforts, Miss South Carolina Lanie Hudson told a group of students Wednesday at Irmo Middle School. Hudson’s presentation at the Lexington-Richland 5 s... Read more

January 21, 2015

Thomas Magnet School earns high honors Jason Reynolds

A data aggregation website has given Thomas Magnet School a high mark. listed Thomas as seventh among 835 elementary schools in the state. "We're excited," assistant principal Tracy Watson said. "What we've been doing is paying off.&qu... Read more

January 18, 2015

Local students becoming global citizens Ann Marie Quill

Dr. Shamita Johnson wants to send her Sutton Middle School students to France. Laura Miltner brings Germany to her Ashford Park Elementary kindergarteners.They are just two of many teachers in local schools determined to guide their students toward becoming global cit... Read more

January 17, 2015

How integrating arts into other subjects makes learning come alive Katrina Schwartz

Art has long been recognized as an important part of a well-rounded education but, when it comes down to setting budget priorities, the arts rarely rise to the top. Many public schools saw their visual, performing and musical arts programs cut completely during the la... Read more

January 13, 2015

Community celebrates Jefferson Science Magnet School's National Blue Ribbon Award Korey Wilson

NORWALK -- After winning the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award, the Norwalk community celebrated Jefferson Science Magnet School's achievement in a ceremony at the school on Tuesday. Jefferson Science Magnet School was recognized by the National Blue Ribbon Sc... Read more

January 13, 2015

Tucson schools host Korean exchange students Yoohyun Jung

Thirty-five South Korean exchange students were welcomed by the Tucson Unified School District at a reception at the Armory Park Center on Monday.The students arrived in Tucson Friday to participate in the Tucson Korea Ambassador Program, a cultural exchange that conn... Read more

January 13, 2015

Tutor program helps students improve skills, graduate H.S. Julie Woon

In 1990, several Austin ministers and community leaders were appalled that most of the city’s public school students failed to graduate from high school. Their response: a tutoring program for neighborhood youth. Today, the Cluster Tutoring program helps more th... Read more

January 12, 2015

Gibson Elementary recognized for exceptional student achievement Jacob Batte

Gibson Elementary School has been named a National Title I Distinguished School by the Louisiana Department of Education. “We’re very pleased that our hard work has been recognized, not just at the state level but nationally,” said Sharon Henry, second-year princip... Read more

January 12, 2015

Students from Engineering and Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) in running to win Verizon third national app challenge Staff Reporter

NEW HAVEN, CT /24-7PressRelease- High school students from Engineering & Science University Magnet School (ESUMS) have earned the title of Best in State in the third Verizon Innovative App Challenge, a national competition in which students design a mobile applica... Read more

January 10, 2015
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