High School

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Virginia School Admin on Leave After Racial Tweet

A Virginia high school administrator is on leave after acknowledging that she retweeted an image that prompted a group of students to walk out of class in protest.

11/20/2014

MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School write messages and prayers during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

3 Fight for Lives After Washington School Shooting

Three students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington’s Puget Sound.

10/26/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

South Carroll High School in Carroll County is on lockdown after public school officials received a phone call for a non-specific threat. (Photo credit: WJZ 13 Christie Ileto)

Rumored Fight Club at Va. High School Prompts Increased Police Presence

There will be a increased police presence at a high school in Virginia after rumors of a fight club at the school surfaced on social media.

09/25/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx for Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/25/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Schools Work to Keep Incoming College Students From ‘Summer Melt’

The excitement of acceptance into that dream college has passed. The first day of classes is still weeks away. But the resources provided by high school teachers and computer labs are no longer available for recent graduates.

07/07/2014

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