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  • The IDEAL School & Academy's 10th Annual Gala: Supporting inclusive education
    The IDEAL School & Academy's 10th Annual Gala: Supporting inclusive education
    This past Thursday, The IDEAL School & Academy hosted its 10th Annual gala at Metropolitan West. The IDEAL School & Academy is an inclusion school that accepts children of all backgrounds and abilities, and that embraces academic...
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    Michelle Obama gets sarcastic thanks for school lunches on Twitter - with photos
    Students across the country are letting First Lady Michelle Obama know, once again, that they still hate school lunches which have her impact on them. On Friday, the students took to Twitter to post photos of their disgusting school lunches. The...
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    A Day in the Life of a Tech Teacher
    I love summer. I sit at home, reading, researching, chatting with friends. I make my own schedule, own my own time, start and finish a project without interruptions.That is a massive high to me.Why? I’m a tech teacher. That is like a geek+....
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    9 Field Trips Free to Students
    Kids love field trips. They’re out of the classroom, get to travel by bus with lots of kids and not enough adults. What’s not to like?A few items come to mind: Cost, staffing, potential for disaster. And that’s just off the top...
  • Surprise active shooter drill at Florida school stirs community
    Unannounced Florida 'active shooter drill' terrifies students, parents outraged
    Thursday, when Winter Haven police officers burst into classroom armed with guns and at least one military-style assault weapon, students and teachers huddled together because they were told moments earlier the school was under a "lockdown....
  • tech problems
    New School Year? New Tech? I Got You Covered
    It’s a new school year. This year, you have laptops, Chromebooks, a pod of desktops, and a cart of iPads. Your IT folk will do their best to support you, but you know–without a doubt–it will fall on your shoulders when the lesson...
  • Local homeschool group honors veterans
    Local homeschool group honors veterans
    The Jarrettsville Classical Conversations homeschool group celebrated Veterans Day on Tuesday with a luncheon for local elected officials, education professionals, veterans, and community leaders.Classical Conversations is a national homeschool...
  • 4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    4 Ways entrepreneurs can change the world
    Entrepreneurs work very hard 24/7! They create startups and strive to build their businesses. The struggles are many and often the thanks are few. In the end, they succeed or move on to something new and start over. This is a cycle that seems...
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    Clarifying the Confusing Conventional Cacophony on Childhood Obesity
    The conventional approach to the childhood obesity epidemic frames the problem in terms of REHABILITATION. Conventionalists first see obese kids. Then they set out to identify all the culprits that cause kids to eat too much, exercise too little,...
  • Studies show that nationwide the Common Core is not yet up to standard
    Studies show that nationwide the Common Core is not yet up to standard
    Three studies by the Center on Education Policy at George Washington University are shedding new insight on how states are working to meet the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). These reports, which were released last month, reveal that school...
  • Teachers
    Teachers, the real leaders
    Now a days, many corporate profit and nonprofit organizations have a stake in the country’s public education system. Most often, their stake involves helping the schools, in some form or fashion, do better. However, what are teachers’...
  • Dorm at La MICA Biological Station
    Zoology in the Cloud Forest: Join a Course in Panama
    Panama is a country filled with amazing opportunities for students, researchers, and tourists. There are several opportunities for visitors to take courses, whether in language, culture, or science, and one such course is being offered with coming...
  • Standardized testing
    Xanax to cope with "test stress", and other signs of a toxic education system
    A recent NY Times article painted a bleak and honest picture of our education system as Florida parents pleaded for help to anyone that would listen.According to these parents, the rise in federal, state, and district-level testing have left their...
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    Black teacher who tweeted ‘dumb a** crackers’ should kill themselves suspended
    At first she managed to keep her identity secretand escape responsibilityfor her obscene and racist comments by deleting her two Twitter accounts. But a teacher atDuncanville High School in Texas has learned the hard way that the internet never...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin whose sperm is being sought by one of his government officials for mass distribution to Russian women.
    Russian commissioner suggests distributing Putin's sperm to Russian women
    If one Russian government official has her way, Vladimir Putin's sperm will be distributed to Russian women nationwide for the creation of a "military and political elite," according to Metro News (UK) on Friday. Yelena Borisovna...