The membership of powerful U.S. academic group the American Studies Association has voted for an academic boycott of Israel’s universities. The new boycott means a number of American academic groups and schools will refrain from collaborating...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A Florida high school whose name commemorates a leader of a white supremacist group known for lynchings and other violent acts against blacks is to be renamed, officials said on Monday.
13 Jan 2014-24 Jan 2014 Art Est Art School runs a summer school holiday program for children from ages five and up. They offer three-hour art classes for different ages groups,...
Watch parents of Sandy Hook Elementary school students explain the evolution of a social movement on the one-year anniversary of the mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Today, on the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting...Show More Summary
Tyler Perry does it again with a new comedy that follows the lives of a group of single moms who bond over an incident at their children’s school. After forming a close friendship, these funny ladies in The Single Moms Club rely on each other to navigate the ups and downs of life with love Keep Reading ?
The elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., didn't lead to new federal gun restrictions. But gun control groups still have reason for optimism heading into 2014.
In a world where evidence was compelling to policy makers, Oakland School For The Arts' (a public school) "Vocal Rush," our youngest group on this year's Sing Off, would be Exhibit A, illustrating that arts in education produces well-rounded, focused, intelligent, well-spoken and happy students. Show More Summary
A question from Roy Peter Clark: Last week I taught a class for a group of middle school young men and their mentors. Almost everyone in the room was African-American. The content of the class was the history of the n-word and its current contexts and uses. It was one of the most lively hours […]
If you want this on your permanent record, check this box: First grader Hunter Yelton told KRDO-TV that he has a crush on a girl at school and she likes him back. “It was during class, yeah. We were doing reading group, and I leaned over and kissed her on the hand. Show More Summary
This year at the IMA, we’re excited about a new school program designed specifically for preschools. The Toddler Art Group (TAG) launched in September with the help of our partner school, St. Mary’s Child Center at the Butler Lab location, and partnering arts organization, Arts for Learning. If you happen to see a clever bunch […]
A conservative group is blasting Hollywood for advocating gun control even as it portrayed 101 acts of gun violence about a week before the anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. A conservative watchdog group is invoking...Show More Summary
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The gun control group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America has released an emotionally charged new ad campaign, timed to the one-year anniversary of the Newtown school shooting on Dec. 14th, that appeals to its viewers to speak...Show More Summary
Georgians for Local Area School Systems is an advocacy group promoting the passage of HR 486 in the Georgia General Assembly and then by a state wide referendum. Description GLASS Mission: To make the choice available to form local independent school systems. Show More Summary
An independent Dunwoody school system would run a surplus of $30 million according to a feasibility study paid for by the city and a local parents group. “The revenues available to operate Dunwoody’s schools and a new Dunwoody district office will be more than sufficient to support the cost of current educational operations,” the report [...]
Last week, Kanye West debuted his music video for “Bound 2,” which featured him banging Kim Kardashian on a motorcycle. Also, there was a green screen and a wind blowing the wrong way and somewhere out there, a group of high school students received a B- in A/V Sciences. Anyway, Seth Rogen and (blurgh) JamesMORE
A group of boys from Williams Intermediate School in Bridgewater, MA, stood up for a bullied friend, holding "Danny Appreciation Day" to show their support. Sparking the latest heartwarming viral video, the sweet story follows 6-year-old Danny, who was being picked on for speech problems. Show More Summary
The American Humanist Association is now threatening to sue two public schools for their participation in the shoebox project. East Point Academy, a charter school, has participated with Samaritan's Purse since 2011 but after being threatened by the humanist organization and having a very small legal budget, the school has decided to no longer participate.
One day, in her English class at East River Academy, a school for incarcerated youth on Riker's Island, Jordyn Lexton had her students read Langston Hughes' poem " Harlem (A Dream Deferred)." After the group discussion, one student asked if he could be an architect someday. Show More Summary
With schools giving classes in personal finance, we set out a curriculum for the home and classroom Personal Finance LAST UPDATED AT 14:57 ON Fri 22 Nov 2013 SOON after the banking crisis I gave a talk to a group of A-level studentsShow More Summary