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Candidate forum dominated by discussion of bond
Independent Record
Helena schools ... Learning Center. The forum, which was facilitated by the Independent Record, was attended by ten of the 12 candidates and over 100 community members. Nine candidates are running for two seats representing elementary through high school ...

Letter: Support bill requiring high school civics classes in Illinois
State Journal Register
Illinois is one of 10 states that doesn't require a civics course to graduate high school despite incontrovertible ... In fact, high-quality civic learning contributes to lower dropout rates. These statistics are true even with variables for income and ...

Houston-based learning center accused of giving out fake diplomas
The Texas Attorney General's Office is suing the school for unlawfully marketing and selling fraudulent high school diplomas and transcripts and is seeking a temporary restraining order. The state alleges the school doesn't employ any teachers, requires ...

How One State Is Embracing the Essential Value of Learning Outside the Classroom
Alter Net
Over the past decade there’s been a growing acknowledgement that the traditional U.S. high school design isn’t working, said Jennifer Davis, president of the National Center on Time and Learning, a nonprofit dedicated to redesigning and expanding ...

A $110 million upgrade at Mt. Lebanon High School
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
An athletic building, connected to the main portion of the high school via a covered walkway, holds a main gym that seats 1,900; two auxiliary gyms; an eight-lane, 25-yard pool; fitness center; and locker rooms. The fitness center was donated by alumnus ...

Layton High School students build and test rockets
Ogden Standard-Examiner
At Ellison Park -- while an instructor eagerly set up the launch pad -- a dozen Layton High School ... in school these days of STEM. The students are learning about the science of physics when it comes to flight and determining center of gravity for ...

Glitch causes more school testing woes
Gainesville Sun
Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho cancelled testing for the day, saying in a Facebook message that the district chose “learning ... the 2015 high-stakes testing mandate,” said Bob Schaeffer with the National Center for Fair and Open ...

District officials provide update at Rotary meeting on school facilities
Task force members just wrapped up one of their final meetings on Thursday, where the desire to reconfigure or build a new high school ... for student learning. Some drafts repurpose the 1952 building on just 3 acres to be a “district center” to ...

Fall River educators, community leaders talk strategies to boost parent involvement in schools
The Herald News
They were gathered at Bristol Community College’s Commonwealth College Center ... School Principal Tracy Curley; Erik Baumann, director of Bristol Community College’s Gateway to College program; Michelle Sylvaria, acting principal of B.M.C. Durfee High ...

Learning about the e-cigarette: Is vaping as harmful as smoking 'traditional' cigs?
TuenTo23 23ABC
A study by the Center for Disease ... About 2 million high schoolers across the nation were using e-cigs in 2014 compared to the 660,000 in 2013. According to the Superintendent of Schools, the same trend is true here in Kern County.

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