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  1. High school students are building tiny homes to give to flood survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inhabitat

    In West Virginia, students that would normally be constructing birdhouses or bookshelves are instead contributing their labor and newly acquired skills to help give those who lost everything a new start. Last year, historic floods devastated the state, destroying over 5000 homes and killing over 20 people.


  2. Girl Scouts visit Griggsville Estates for Valentines' Day- GriggsvilleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pike Press

    The Griggsville Day Unit of HCE will meet this Thursday, Feb. 16, at the home of Carolyn Myers. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. Mark your calendars! Griggsville-Perry High School Anatomy/Physiology and Health Occupation classes will sponsor a blood drive March 3 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The blood drive will be held in Nichol gym in Griggsville.


  3. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For High School Seniors In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The North Salem Daily Voice

    The deadline to apply for college scholarships offered by owners of The Westchester mall in White Plains is nearing. The Westchester is once again proud to help deserving graduating high school seniors pay for college.


  4. Study links decline in teen suicide attempts to thisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found. The research found declines in states that passed laws allowing gays to marry before the Supreme Court made it legal nationwide.


  5. LED lights and the Periodic TableRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Journal of Chemical Education

    This summer at BCCE 16 George Lisensky and Emma Koenig from Beloit College presented a workshop on how to use LED lights to demonstrate periodic properties. They designed a lab for college students and presented the ideas and theories to teachers .


  6. Ethnic studies in the spotlight at Woodland educational eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Davis Enterprise

    Keynote speakers, a panel discussion, workshops, an art display, informational tables and music are planned at the "All People Celebrate Ethnic Studies Today and Tomorrow" educational event on Saturday, March 4, at Pioneer High School, 1400 Pioneer Ave. in Woodland. The event, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is a collaboration is between Woodland Community College, the Yolo County Office of Education and the Woodland Joint Unified School District with support from UC Davis ethnic studies faculty members.


  7. Ohio lawmaker seeks ban on suspending elementary studentsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | Kenton Times

    An Ohio lawmaker said she was stunned to learn that thousands of elementary students are suspended for disobedience or disruptions each school year and plans to introduce legislation that would ban such punishment except in cases where a student threatens to harm. State Sen. Peggy Lehner, a Kettering Republican who leads the education committee, said a better alternative is training for teachers on how to de-escalate misbehavior, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported.


  8. Haywood Early College student is big achieverRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Haywood Community College and Haywood Early College student Levi McCracken will walk across the graduation stage in May with two degrees, a high school diploma and a certificate. In addition to earning these credentials at a fast pace while saving quite a bit of money, McCracken learned key skills for success, leadership and confidence, which will help lead him on his career path.


  9. Some kids get school recess and others dona t, parents say. The numbers back them up.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

    Aerial view of damage to Oroville Dam's main spillway after days of running at 100,000 cubic feet per second Kindergartners at Miami Gardens Elementary School seem to have all the facts down about the benefits recess can bring. These energetic 5 and 6-year-olds feel the need for some sunshine and fresh air.


  10. Student's 'KKK' signs cause Carlsbad controversyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    What started out as a cheering competition between some North County high school students this weekend turned into controversy after a few teens held up signs appearing to show the letters KKK. The picture of the three students holding up the signs during a rivalry basketball game between Carlsbad High School and Sage Creek High School caused an uproar with Carlsbad parents.


  11. SD teachers retire faster than new educators are hiredRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Statistics from the South Dakota Department of Education show that the state's teachers are nearing retirement at a faster pace than first-year teachers are being recruited. The Daily Republic reports that some educators are wondering if the South Dakota Legislature's 2016 move to boost teacher pay came soon enough.


  12. Former Lsu QB Brandon Harris shows support for fired Louisiana coach who banned AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Feaster, who last week told the story of Harris' recruitment by Alabama on a radio show, had banned the Tide from campus for "not being ethical." "Incredible coach, even better man, thank you for being a great resource over the years.


  13. Washington teacher on leave after urging Facebook friends to 'report illegal aliens'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A Washington state elementary school teacher has reportedly been placed on leave for a Facebook post urging people to report "illegal aliens" to Immigration and Customs Enforcement during Thursday's nationwide "A Day Without Immigrants" strike. The Prosser School District, which did not identify the teacher, said it is investigating a post that generated a number of "angry and concerning" emails, phone calls and visits from parents and community members.


  14. High schoolers speak on Trojan PRIDERead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield High School juniors and seniors share their insights into getting good grades and saying no to peer pressure during a Trojan PRIDE assembly Monday at Fairfield Middle School. The students are, from left, Brandon Smithburg, Michael Fritz, Elijah Parr, Blu Schultz, Kaylee Watson, Anuja Pharasi, Corynn Klehm, Jenna Crile, Lauren Ward and David Wallingford.


  15. Wilson College to offer special ed master's degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Wilson College to offer special ed master's degree Wilson College is now offering a master's degree in special education which will begin in the spring semester. Check out this story on Wertner Sign Company, LLC, Greencastle, employee Ben Kipe, rakes the ground near a new sign the company erected Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Wilson College.


  16. Pearson plc (PSON) PT Lowered to GBX 400Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The firm presently has a "sell" rating on the stock. Berenberg Bank's target price would suggest a potential downside of 40.16% from the stock's previous close.


  17. 20 Years of the Tsunami Bowl, Will Seward Keep Hosting?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seward City News

    This past weekend, Seward hosted the Alaska Tsunami National Ocean Sciences Bowl for its 20th year, an academic competition that brought in 120 high school students and 80 judges and volunteers from around the State of Alaska. Seward "rolled out the red carpet" for the participants, said Bowl Czar and Seward local, Marc Swanson.


  18. Elementary Students Voice Their Concerns On Donald Trump This President's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vibe

    Like some educators across the nation, Houston teacher Laura Jones found herself at a loss for words when it came time to address her predominately Latino class the day after Donald Trump's election. "Is my family going to be separated?" and "Why doesn't Donald Trump like us?" were among the questions her fourth graders had lined up for her, The Huffington Post reports.


  19. College Scholarship Deadline Nears For White Plains High School SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The White Plains Daily Voice

    White Plains Mayor Tom Roach presented Brian and Jackie Rayo with "Youth of the Year" awards in 2015. White Plains-area seniors are eligible to apply for college scholarships worth $1,500 to $10,000 offered by owners of The Westchester mall.


  20. BISD board approves 2016-2017 budget, tax rateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

    Breckenridge Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to adopt the 2016-2017 budget and set the 2016-2017 tax rate for the district on Monday night. During a special board meeting, which immediately followed a public hearing on the budget and tax rate that nobody from the community attended, the board approved a district tax rate of $1.1785.