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  1. Teens spend all their free time on social media and many don't read anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | MarketWatch

    Should the U.S. follow France's lead and ban smartphones in schools? Teachers in the U.S. are struggling to keep teens engaged, as they spend record amounts of time scrolling through social media. Teens are reading for pleasure less than ever today, instead spending hours of free time each day scrolling through social media on their devices, a study published in the journal of Psychology of Popular Media Culture on Monday found.


  2. Mount Pleasant startup STEM Premier lands $9 million from for-profit education companyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Post and Courier

    The Mount Pleasant startup STEM Premier , which helps high school students pair up with colleges and employers, has raised $9 million from an online education company. The new investment comes from K12 Inc. , a for-profit group that runs online public schools across the country.


  3. In the city that claims him, Ben Carson falls from graceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Truro Daily News

    The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents to the Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore: a smiling Dr. Ben Carson in surgical scrubs, rubbing together the careful, steady hands that helped him become the nation's most famous black doctor. That was before Carson's presidential bid, before he withdrew from the race and endorsed Donald Trump, and before he was tapped to run the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


  4. Newspaper: Many South Dakota kids unsupervised after schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Education Week

    A newspaper investigation has found that thousands of South Dakota children are left unsupervised after school due to the lack of state funding for out-of-school activities. The Argus Leader reports that South Dakota hasn't prioritized funding for after-school and out-of-school programs in four decades.


  5. Video shows massive fire at a waterfront plantation home on Lady's IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Island Packet

    Marchers, many local small business owners, took to the streets in downtown Beaufort to protest Eat Sleep Play Beaufort, a popular digital media company. They accuse its owner, Gene Brancho, of unfair business practices and objectionable behavior.


  6. Flood Park overhaul moves aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    North Fair Oaks resident Julia Jauregui said she has been coming to Flood Park for more than 25 years to play sports with her family. Home to a baseball field, volleyball and tennis courts and picnic tables, Flood Park has long been a fixture for community events but a recent effort to redesign the park is set to include additional active uses to accommodate growing demand for them.


  7. Pottsgrove Looks For Changes In Its FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Sanatoga Post

    The Pottsgrove Education Foundation , created 18 years ago as a non-profit organization to help pay for things like equipment, uniforms, or special programs sought by teachers that might otherwise be unaffordable in the Pottsgrove School District budget, is due for a make-over, Superintendent Dr. William Shirk declared Tuesday . The foundation has, at several points over the years, been a vibrant contributor to school community improvements, members of the Board of School Directors acknowledge.


  8. South Miami Teacher Sent Eggplant Emoji to Student, Offered Extra Credit for SexRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Miami New Times

    During his career at South Miami Senior High School, Armando Alejo got rave reviews from students for being a laid-back guy who explained difficult concepts in a way that was easy to understand. That might explain why Alejo was so transparent during a text message conversation with a male student back in 2016.


  9. New Jersey students were bullied online for wearing dirty clothes....Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    When Akbar Cook started as vice principal four years ago at West Side High School in Newark, the situation was dire.


  10. ECISD reminds parents of school start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Most elementary schools will start the school day at 7:45 a.m. during the school year. Noel and Travis however both have start times of 7:35 a.m. Middle and high schools in the district will all start at 8:35 a.m. This includes New Tech and Falcon Early College High School as well.


  11. Alameda Unified School District Loosens Dress Code PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | NBC Bay Area

    Alameda Unified School District is among many school districts nationwide loosening its dress code policies so female students don't feel targeted by old policies, aren't shamed for wearing clothing that might be too revealing and aren't made to feel responsible for distracting other students. Among other permissible clothing items, students are allowed to wear tube tops, halter tops, fitted pants such as leggings and yoga pants, ripped jeans, skirts, and midriff-baring shirts, according to the district .


  12. Enseoa s MadeSafe Alert System for Education Enhances Student Safety...Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Business Wire

    Lovejoy Independent School District in Texas, has selected MadeSafe, Enseo's technology-based security offering, as part of the district's comprehensive safety solution for their students and teachers. The installation is in place for all LISD campuses for the start of the 2018-2019 school year.


  13. Baseball-loving educator to be posthumously inducted into OUHSD Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Editor's note: This is the first of 10 short biographies to be published on this year's Oroville Union High School District Hall of Fame inductees. The biographies will be published daily, in alphabetical order.


  14. North Carolina pole-dancing teacher suspended after video leaked Source: WSOCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSOCTV

    A North Carolina teacher is outraged after she says she was suspended because the district found out she's a part-time pole dancing instructor. Kandice Mason works in Hoke County, at West Hoke County Middle School.


  15. Superintendent accused of being serial pooper to get $100,000 severanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKRN

    A New Jersey school superintendent who resigned after he was accused of repeatedly defecating on another high school's track will receive more than $100,000 from his school district. Kenilworth Public Schools will pay Thomas Tramaglini's full salary until he officially resigns at the end of September, according to a separation agreement signed in July.


  16. Houston school takes down 'sexist' quote from school...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A Houston school has removed a quote popularized by a former New York madam after social media controversy over the saying, which was posted in a hallway above school lockers, according to KIAH . "The Houston Independent School District acted swiftly to remove a quote at one of our schools that does not support our values.


  17. Bettendorf officials to eliminate crossing guard position near Grant Wood ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A crossing guard location near Grant Wood Elementary School in Bettendorf is being eliminated by officials. The position at the intersection of Spruce Hills Drive and Linden Lane will be eliminated.


  18. US school districts weigh duty to youth migrant sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    By SALLY HO Associated Press When San Benito, Texas, school leaders learned of an influx of children to a migrant shelter in their small town near the U.S.-Mexico border, they felt obliged to help. The superintendent reached out and agreed to send 19 bilingual teachers, mobile classrooms and hundreds of computers to make the learning environment resemble one of his schools.


  19. When DISD kept the children of unauthorized immigrants out, this West Dallas school welcomed them inRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    For one group of students, the first day of school wasn't in August or September. It was in January.


  20. Districts having frequent recess to improve classroom focusRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    The jungle gym and swingset could be the key to better grades in the classroom according to research by a Texas Christian University professor. After a sabbatical to study the education system in Finland, Dr. Debbie Rhea brought back a few ideas including more frequent recesses, an idea some local districts have adopted.