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  • 6 Year old pork served to students in Tennessee County schools
    6 Year old meat served to students in a Tennessee county school district
    A pork roast dated back to 2009 was defrosted and served to students of multiple schools in a Hawkins County, Tennessee on April 22, 2015. Photos of the decrepit meat surfaced, and parents and officials became concerned. It seems the ordeal could...
  • Tutoring 2015
    Reflections on being a tutor and the varying needs of students
    One of my earliest pieces for the Examiner reflected on my adventures in tutoring for the Northern Virginia Tutoring Service. It was titled; The Keys to Learning College Level Chemistry. Two years later tutoring high school Chemistry continues to...
  • Professor Irwin Horwitz sent his business class an email that he is failing all of them and quitting the class
    Texas A&M Galveston professor fails whole class and quits, but it will not stick
    Apparently, it is not just students that quit, professors do to. One Texas A&M University Galveston professor became so fed up with his class that he quit the course and left his students with a parting gift, failed grades for each one. The...
  • How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    With hundreds, and very often thousands, of college scholarship applications to wade through, how do students make theirs stand out? Here are some easy ways for students to supercharge their applications, impress the judges, and avoid getting...
  • Fashion Your Future
    Fashion Your Future
    For the fourth year New Orleans Fashion Week has hosted a Fashion Career Day giving students a look into today’s fashion careers, options and opportunity to learn from leading fashion industry professionals. The event took place in...
  •  National Library Week Celebration, April 12-18
    National Library Week Celebration, April 12-18
    April 12-18 is National Library Week with the theme "Unlimited possibilities @ your library®". We all know that from the Baby Boomer grandparents to the Millennial parents, school libraries have underwent dramatic changes over the...
  • Parent teacher conferences: How to score an 'A'
    Parent teacher conferences: How to score an 'A'
    There are a few helpful tips to help parents make the most of their parent teacher conference, not only in finding out information, but in forming a lasting relationship with honest communication with your child's teacher.Be a prepared...
  • Kenyan 2nd attack by al Shabaab,
    Al Shabaab targets Christians in attack that killed 147 at Kenyan University
    Garissa University College was attacked early Thursday morning by al Shabaab terrorists.Garissa,which opened in 2011, has a student body of 815. Reuters reports, the raid by al Shabaab started in the pre-dawn hours while some Christian students...
  •  Fort Pierce Central:  Cobra Café's culinary students’ excellence for 20 years
    Fort Pierce Central: Cobra Café's culinary students’ excellence for 20 years
    Now that the 2014-2015 school year is in its last phase and winding down, a reflection of the overall school year thus far reveals some amazing and awesome accomplishments by the students and staff of St. Lucie County’s Fort Pierce Central...
  • jfprods
    This year's Jazz Search West entering final rounds
    Jazz Search West is almost akin to Bay Area jazz hopefuls’ version of March Madness.Founded in 2009, Jazz Search West is the Bay Area’s annual jazz talent search for solo instrumentalists and vocalists (ages 15 and up). Four exciting...
  • Education news: Parents climbing the walls of school to help students cheat? Say what?
    Parents helping students cheat on tests in school? Strange crime makes big news
    Cheating in the classroom is never a good thing, but it seems unbelievable to hear that a considerable number of parents are being charged with helping their students cheat on school tests. In Bihar, India, this week, over 300 people were placed...
  • Common Core's cyber sleuths
    Common Core's cyber sleuths
    If this article is accurate, then Common Core has some serious explaining to do:Bent over their computers in Salt Lake City, a dozen cyber sleuths scan the vast reaches of the Internet for contraband. Only, they’re not hunting traffickers of...
  • Salesianum students' investment in basketball program pays off
    Salesianum students' investment in basketball program pays off
    NEWARK — Over the past four years, Salesianum School has had incredible success on the basketball court, particularly at home. In fact, after losing to St. Elizabeth one night in February 2012, the Sals would not be defeated at Father...
  • State Representative Larry Lee never forgets the children and schools
    State Representative Larry Lee never forgets the children and schools
    Back in October of 2014, even in the midst of a political campaign, Rep. Larry Lee never forgot the children as he visited Mr. Seabury’s Civics class at Lincoln Park Academy in St. Lucie County School District giving the students a real...
  •  Imagine Schools holds statewide Science Fair competition in Orlando
    Imagine Schools holds statewide Science Fair competition in Orlando
    Imagine Schools recently held their statewide Science Fair at the Lake Buena Vista Palace (East Lake Buena Vista, FL) in Orlando on March 6, 2015. Imagine Schools has 17 schools across Florida which are divided into regions; after successful...
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