CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.
The users are also seven times more likely to attempt suicide and eight times more likely to use other illegal drugs.
New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year.
There are plenty of parents who want their school aged children to go to a good school with better student outcomes than the one in which they actually live. This may be illegal.
The US Supreme Court says students who want to participate in extracurricular activities may be subject to random drug tests.
Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.
Inner city kids need positive role models. So says a high school history teacher who’s mounted an unusual outreach.
A mother and nurse whose son died of an unknown heart defect, has started a movement offering free electrocardiogram screenings for teenagers. Not everyone is on board.
Neshaminy School Board Votes Student Newspaper Ban On ‘Redskins’ Can Stand, But Only In Certain Sections
Neshaminy school board vote prevents the high school editors from deleting the word redskin only on the editorial page where other students submit letters to the editor.
A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a northern New Jersey high school.
The annual celebration started three years ago, to focus attention on the city’s effort to raise graduation rates. Lori Shorr from the Mayor’s Office of Education says the rate has gone from 53 percent in 2007 to 64 percent this year.
Police are on the scene after a Philadelphia high school student allegedly sprayed pepper spray in a hallway.
Check out this year’s Stotesbury Cup, which brings more than 5,000 high school rowers from all over the U.S. to the banks of the Schuylkill.
A Berks County teen who was days away from graduating from high school died while on a senior trip to Grenada.