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Blax News: "Moral Mondays Georgia" Refuses To Join Rally For "Black Educational Excellence In Atlanta" Because They Held Up "Wanted Posters" For The Mayor Of Atlanta And Not "Every White Republican Official In Georgia"

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in hot water with a splinter group of educational activists who are demanding that the City of Atlanta give the school system the money that is owed from the "Beltline Project" and to allow several schoolShow More Summary

The Reinvention of Bilingual Education in America’s Schools

One afternoon last fall, I watched as a group of young Hispanic students trained to become the best Spanish-language spellers in America. Their thick practice packet for the fourth annual National Spanish Spelling Bee began with examples...Show More Summary

Fraternities plan to lobby Congress to prevent campus rape investigations

The lobby group FratPAC has a plan to make it even harder for schools to investigate sexual assault

Things every high school senior should know about college.

I’ve been mentoring the same group of high school boys for four years. They are seniors now, and most of them are in the midst of receiving their college acceptance/rejection letters in the mail. At one of my recent Bible studies I asked the guys if they would be interested in doing a “college prep” […]

Report calling for more oversight to prevent charter school fraud draws rebuke

California lawmakers must strengthen financial oversight of charter schools to stem cases of fraud and mismanagement that have already cost taxpayers $81 million, according to a new report from several advocacy groups.

Students Ordered to Remove Flag Shirts Ask High Court to Hear Their Case

The Supreme Court is deciding whether to review a ruling against a group of white high school students from California who sued their school for making them remove their American flag shirts on a day when many classmates were celebrating their Mexican heritage.

High Schoolers Charged Men More At A Bake Sale To Highlight The Gender Pay Gap

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Holding a bake sale typically helps a group earn money in exchange for some delicious goods. For a high school in Utah, selling sweet treats was a way to teach an important lesson in social justice. The Young Democrats group at Jordan High School held a gender equality bake sale and charged their [[fellow]] students different prices. Show More Summary

Freedom of Speech and the Confederate Flag

While I am leading a Civil War battlefield tour this coming week for thirteen students another school group will visit Washington, D.C. to observe the…

School Choice Group Uses Kids As Props At WI Budget Hearing

It's budget time in Wisconsin. By now, the gentle reader has heard of the many horrible things that Scott Walker is proposing in his budget, which is in reality nothing more than another campaign stunt for him. Walker is proposing to...Show More Summary

Brigham Young University Graduates Campaign Against School's Treatment Of Ex-Mormons

(RNS) A group of Brigham Young University graduates is strengthening its push for students who lose their Mormon faith to retain their spots at the private school. Students do not have to be Mormon to attend the Provo university, but...Show More Summary

Illinois School Holds Blacks-Only Student Event For “Affinity Grouping”

There is an interesting controversy at Oak Park and River Forest High School in Oak Park (outside of Chicago) where the school allowed students to hold a black-student only meeting. OPRF held a “Black Lives Matter” assembly on Feb. 27 but barred parents of white students who tried to participate. Principal Nathaniel Rouse (right), the […]

Jesuit U. hosts event for group protesting efforts to strengthen San Francisco Catholic schools

The University permitted the Hear Our Voices event to take place on campus even though it was apparently aware that 'both sides of the debate were not going to be represented.'

Eighth Grade Students Build a ‘Frozen’ Prosthetic Hand for a Six-Year-Old Fan of the Film

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A group of eighth-grade students at Deer Creek Intermediate School in St. Francis, Wisconsin built a prosthetic hand with a design inspired by the movie Frozen for a six-year-old girl named Ariah. Frozen is Ariah’s favorite movie, so the students used a color scheme that corresponds with the movie, added snowflakes to the design, and put the words “Queen […]

Longer duration of breastfeeding linked with higher adult IQ and earning ability

Longer duration of breastfeeding is linked with increased intelligence in adulthood, longer schooling, and higher adult earnings, a study following a group of almost 3,500 newborns for 30 years.

Dwyane Wade Gives Teens Prom Hookup for Academic Achievements

Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is one of the most stylish players in the NBA. Now, thanks to Wade, a group of teens will be the best dressed students at their high school prom. Wade, along with watch company Hublot, hooked up 15 foster teenage boys from the Florida Guardian ad Litem program with some sweet prom gear. Show More Summary

The Walmart family is teaching hedge funds how to profit from publicly funded schools

Charter Schools are drawing promoters from a place you might not think of: Walmart. The Walton Family Foundation — the philanthropic group run by the Walmart family — sponsored a symposium at the Harvard Club for investors interested in the charter school sector, last week. Show More Summary

GW Researchers Receive $6.2Mil Program Project Grant from the NIH to Research Pediatric Dysphagia

An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Children's National Health System has been awarded a program project grant for $6.2 million from The Eunice Kennedy...Show More Summary

Democrats push Carl Heastie to join de Blasio on schools

last weekNews : NY Daily News

A group of 53 Democrats have signed a letter urging Heastie to reject Cuomo's push for the state to be able to take over failing schools.

Teenage astrophysicist shoots for the stars

Wilson Hernandez is among a group of teenage astrophysicists working at the American Museum of Natural History to develop a way to measure distance to far-away galaxies.More on TODAY:Iron Maidens: High school girls build robot in 6 weeks

Abandoned Characters

The real world is a rough place. People move, take new jobs, go back to school, have family or health issues. (And sometimes they get mad at you, or you at them. But let’s not go negative here). When a player leaves your group for whatever reason, there are two effects. Show More Summary

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