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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

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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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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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Identical Twins Are Co-Valedictorians At Nevada High School

Identical twin sisters have achieved an identical distinction at a northern Nevada high school: They’re co-valedictorians.

06/02/2014

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Backroom Body Piercings Alarm Las Vegas School

Students at a Las Vegas high school have been putting themselves at risk by piercing each other in the ears, navels and nipples with sewing needles and paper clips, Clark County School District officials said this week.

11/30/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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Group: ‘No Spanish’ Games Mark Disturbing Pattern

Two cases of Spanish being banned at New Mexico high school games were examples of a disturbing pattern that needs to be monitored and addressed, perhaps with lawsuits, a civil rights group said Monday.

05/20/2013

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Kobe: Mom Wasn’t Given Permission To Sell My Stuff

Kobe Bryant says in a court filing that he never gave his mother permission to sell mementos from his high school days and early professional basketball career.

05/09/2013

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