Common Core battleground hits home
Long before eight states began rejecting Common Core school reforms, the sweeping new academic standards were considered enemy combatants in Lesley Hodge's Cincinnati-area home.
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New private school makes fundraising push
Manuel Tellado picked up enrollment and financial aid forms at a community meeting last week for Hilda Goodling Impact Academy, a new private school in York to be run by 3Cord Inc. Tellado, 18, used to go to New Hope Academy Charter School, which has been forced to close because its charter wasn't renewed for reasons including academic performance.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Md. Science Center caters to home-schooled kids
Even though there are more resources for parent, sometimes it's easier to learn in an interactive environment and the Maryland Science Center has programs just for kids who learn at home.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Common Core Assault on Homeschooling
Ohio is one of the many states in the U.S. that is scheduled to implement the controversial Common Core requirements next year.
Undercover: 'How Blasphemy Sounds to God'
Fincke shares von Trier's explicit, unsentimental vision. In what ostensibly is a coming-of-age story set in the tumultuous 1960s, Fincke tears away the typical wash of sepia-toned nostalgia associated with such novels.
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How the NYU School of Engineering will Spend its Summer Vacation: STEM, STEM, and More STEM
NYU Students and Incubator Entrepreneurs Join NYU Faculty as Instructors and Mentors to Middle and High School Students and Teachers; Professors Open Labs for Real ResearchNew York City Schools Chance... will be the gathering place for the intellectually curious this summer.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
New autism-specialized charter school to open in Pleasant Grove
Future student Dallin Schmutz looks over things as Spectrum Academy, a charter school for students with high-functioning autism, gives a tour of the construction in Pleasant Grove Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
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Forging ahead together
Johannah Willsey's first mosaic was on a trivet forged by her husband. That first creation - which would lead to a full-time family business - was the beginning of a "collaborative process," Willsey said.
This summer my kids have no camps, no lessons, no plans, no pressure. They're chilling at home, exploring our new neighbourhood, hanging with friends.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools will hold registrations for new students
Registration for all students entering the St. Tammany Parish Public Schools for the first time during the 2014-2015 session will be held at the school the student will attend.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Leesburg teen steps up for touring musical 'Brothers of the Knight'
As your mom and dad always say: practice, practice, practice! That's how you get really good at something, and that's exactly what dancer Kaeli Ware has done for most of her 14 years.
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Common Core upsets home-schooling parents
Home-schooling mom Jenni White gave some of the loudest cheers when Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation to repeal the Common Core education standards.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
What if School Didn't Exist? A thought experiment
They probably were the least-known Americans, unknown to anyone. Mary's parents were dead.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Meet Boy Wonder Tanishq Abraham
Admission to high-IQ Mensa society at 4, college at 7, high school diploma at 10, currently a medical correspondent for the CBS talk show The Doctors and if all goes well a PhD in the near future, Tanishq Abraham is all set for academic glory, reports George Joseph.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Oakwood's Bobby Pierce Continues Dirt Track Success at 17-Years-Old
Oakwood -- He has the car, a fully-stocked garage, and the wins. He also has one of the sport's best nicknames -- the Smooth Operator.
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Pupils solve the world's problems
Beauty queens all over the world may be wishing for it, but a group of Christchurch pupils are actually making world peace happen.
Dearborn County Register
Teachers sell supplies at treasures sale
Early reading skill books, books for pleasure reading, games, art supplies, maps, posters, CDs, student workbooks with teacher's guide, teachers' editions-these are just some of the things available at the award-winning Teachers' Treasures Sale to be held Friday, July 25, 9:00-4:00 at St. John's Lutheran Church on North Dearborn Road east of ... (more)
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Bullied teen to meet net giant
BOUNCING BACK: Angus Slade, 14, who has used his own bullying experiences to create an animated anti-bullying video that has won a Google award.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Geo. Keller & Sons closing
So, in March, the QPS board had to cut teachers and support staff and now they intend to increase admin?? Makes sense.