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  • Donna Mapel McRee
    Students learn the value of helping the homeless
    Donna Mapel McRee, is a 2nd grade school teacher at Champion Preparatory Academy in Apopka. One day, a student of hers shared a very special story. The little girl had brought in her own blanket to class and said: “The homeless people need...
  • Teachers arrested: Two women under arrest for sleeping with students, very bad move
    Teachers arrested: Beach trips time to sleep with students? Two teachers caught
    Teachers arrested for having sex with their students on two "school" beach trips are now facing the consequences of their actions. The pair of women, who worked at South Hills High School in California, are in serious trouble after being...
  • "Selma"
    Detroit students receive free tickets to Academy Award nominated 'Selma'
    Its director and star may have been snubbed at the live Oscar nominations yesterday, but "Selma" marches on. It was announced today that Detroit was one of 12 additional locations added to the growing movement led by African-American...
  • 4 Things to know before creating a study routine
    4 Things to know before creating a study routine
    In education, great preparation often yields great success. The key, however, lies not in simply preparing more, but in preparing with a study routine that is truly efficient and effective. A routine that is tailored to your needs and personality...
  • Massachusetts
    Education: Best and Worst States for Education in the USA in 2015
    A list of the best states and the worst states for educating students in American schools has been compiled by 24/7 Wall Street at the beginning of the year 2015. The report says that the United States has worked to promote quality education for...
  • Candy Crush logos
    Learning lessons learned from gaming
    Okay, I admit that I am addicted to both the Candy Crush Saga and Candy Crush Soda Saga (Fig. 1) games. I didn’t want this to be; it just happened.But now, I am almost ready to quit the game because some levels border on the impossible. Take...
  • Savor Summer College Scholarship
    Savor summer college scholarship
    Winter may be here, but it’s never too early to search and apply for college scholarships with summer deadlines. A brand new scholarship for 2015 is the “Savor Summer College Scholarship”. This scholarship is unusual in that it...
  • The children come first
    10 Resolutions for public schools teachers for 2015
    1. Remember that the parents are on your side2. You went to college to become a teacher to educate children not to produce test scores3. Class sizes cannot go much higher before the parents throw a fit about it4. Work with the other teachers,...
  • A young girl eating
    Kids who eat fast food may not do as well in school
    It's sometimes hard to get kids and even adults to believe that it is not possible to reach for their optimal health potential in body and mind without eating a lot of naturally nutritious food. Our body and mind are like highly sensitive...
  • And the winner is . . . St. Lucie West Centennial High School culinary team!
    And the winner is . . . St. Lucie West Centennial High School culinary team!
    This is how a most successful evening took place for all at the 2nd Annual Culinary Showcase and Competition of St. Lucie County Schools. In the “Wizard of Oz”, Dorothy wore ruby red shoes for her adventure but on Wednesday, December...
  • Why coding is important for students to learn
    Why coding is important for students to learn
    It’s the right thing to do. In a world that is becoming more competitive day by day---a competitive edge is needed in America to secure our top rankings around the globe. It is important to Americans to excel, for personal gains for some and...
  • Expanding computer science participation via Code
    Expanding computer science participation via Code
    Being dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color is part of the vision of Code.org, a non-profit launched in 2013...
  • Steven Velez Florida band director: Teacher hit with sex abuse charges, school sex visits
    Steven Velez Florida band director: 25 y/o man texting, sleeping with students
    Steven Velez, a Florida band director, is being hit with serious sex abuse charges this week and has since been arrested. The 25-year-old man is charged with texting and even sleeping with his students, having hosted office “visits”...
  •  Kid Witness News at Lincoln Park Academy
    Kid Witness News at Lincoln Park Academy
    St. Lucie County School District’s Lincoln Park Academy located in Fort Pierce, Florida is a part of the Southeast Region of the Kid Witness News (KWN) hands-on video education program. The Southeast Region consists of schools in Florida,...
  • Education news: Expensive gift a waste of tuition money? Students on $219,000 table
    $219,000 conference table a waste of school money? Kean University students talk
    A $219,000 conference table has some students at Kean University speaking out this week. The expensive piece of “furniture” is state of the art with built-in speakers and is expected to be used at future education gatherings, but some...