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  • integrate tech
    5 Top Ways to Integrate Technology into the New School Year
    I was reading an article–Five Real Reasons Why Teachers Don’t Use Technology More–from eSchool News listing the reasons why teachers don’t use technology. Included were some that probably resonate with educators at your...
  • Their smile is the treasure
    Safety guidelines for school children
    Children are considered to be the most beautiful creatures on this planet. They bring about happiness and joy and are a bundle of joy in each and every family. At every educational institution they bring about a smile on every educator’s...
  • Marysville school shooting: At least 4 wounded, gunman killed was a student
    Marysville school shooting: 4 wounded, student gunman killed but death unclear
    A school shooting in Marysville is a trending headline this morning after it was revealed that a student gunman opened fire today in the Washington high school’s cafeteria. A minimum of 4 are known to be wounded, while it was confirmed that...
  • head lice
    Do head lice mean no school?
    Now that school has been in session for a while, the spread of lead lice often begins. Typically school nurses scramble to check every child’s head in every classroom. The students who have head lice are sent home. The Centers for Disease...
  • tomorrow's student
    What’s Tomorrow’s Student Look Like
    Just as the teacher’s job has changed from ‘sage on the stage’ to ‘guide on the side’, so too has the student’s job. Take a peek into the near future at tomorrow’s student. Today, you’d call this...
  • Rue
    Student loses shirt during confrontation with teacher (VIDEO)
    A 15-year-old female student, Sara Rue, was in her Language Arts classroom at Roberts Annex School in a Salem, Oregon, when she lost her sweatshirt after a physical confrontation with her teacher. The girl was trying to leave her class when the...
  • Teen Marijuana Negative Effects
    Are teens who smoke weed less likely to graduate high school?
    In an interview with Karen Corcoran Walsh – Co-founder of Inspirations for Youth and Families Teen Rehab, she talks about a recent study that claims teens are less likely to graduate high school if they smoke marijuana.While many want to...
  • Transgender equality
    Male students punished for dressing like female celebrities
    A school in Washington is getting more attention than they bargained for after penalizing two students for dressing as their favorite celebrities in accordance with the school’s spirit week festivities Wednesday. The catch? The two students...
  • school bus
    Utah school bus driver accused of DUI during field trip
    Lycia Martinez, a 39-year-old school bus driver in Utah, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence. The bus that Martinez was operating with many students and several adults on board reportedly swerved lanes and nearly hit...
  • suicide contract
    Suicide contract: Alabama school forces 5-year-old girl to sign suicide contract
    The mother of a five-year-old girl who attends E.R. Dickson School in Mobile, Alabama, claims that her daughter was forced to sign a contract in school stating that the girl would not commit suicide or kill anyone else, as reported on Friday by...
  • Jenelle Evans
    'Teen Mom' star Jenelle Evans shares award: Followers call school 'fake'
    “Teen Mom” star Jenelle Evans has been staying out of the spotlight for a while, as she has been focusing on her schooling, her newborn child and ensuring that her partner, Nathan Griffith, is happy. The two have been working hard on...
  • Lytton tribe gives WUSD $1 million
    Lytton tribe gives Windsor Unified School District one million dollars
    At the town hall meeting on Tuesday October 7th, the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians presented the Windsor Unified School Board with a check for one million dollars as a "good neighbor" gesture.Board member Sandra Dobbins welcomed the tribal...
  • Erika Donalds for Collier County School Board
    An endorsement for Erika Donalds (Collier County School Board)
    This article involves a “political” endorsement. In its original form, it was submitted to the “Letters” section of the Naples (FL) Daily News prior to the late August primary elections.To the voters of Collier County, FL ...
  • WiFi Pumpkin
    Two wireless network must haves for schools
    The tide is shifting, and it isn't shifting slowly. As the old axiom goes, the cost of technology goes down over time. While that is not exactly true, the cost for effective wireless networking has indeed gone down. It has come down enough...
  • school days
    Why go to school, by Robert Nicoll
    What parent has not been asked at some point, “Mom, why do I have to go to school?” Really, who hasn’t asked this? And, the simple answer is, it’s the law. The inquisitive child may question that law, so the following gives...