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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

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.

09/29/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

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.

09/15/2014

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Researchers Find Teens Who Smoke Marijuana Every Day Less Likely To Finish High School

The users are also seven times more likely to attempt suicide and eight times more likely to use other illegal drugs.

09/10/2014

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New Jersey Requires Students To Get CPR Lessons

New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year.

08/20/2014

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School District Residency Requirements May Have Some Flexibility

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.

08/08/2014

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Supreme Court Supports Random Drug Testing Of Students

The US Supreme Court says students who want to participate in extracurricular activities may be subject to random drug tests.

07/25/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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10th Grade History Teacher Writes Trilogy Of Novels

Inner city kids need positive role models. So says a high school history teacher who’s mounted an unusual outreach.

07/13/2014

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Mixed Emotions On Testing Teen Hearts

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.

07/02/2014

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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.

06/26/2014

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D-Day Vet Gets NJ High School Diploma

A D-Day veteran who missed his high school graduation was among the graduates at a northern New Jersey high school.

06/20/2014

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Hundreds Of Philadelphia High School Students Participate In Citywide Graduation Celebration

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.

06/06/2014

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6 Students Report Burning After Male Allegedly Uses Pepper Spray In School Hallway

Police are on the scene after a Philadelphia high school student allegedly sprayed pepper spray in a hallway.

06/06/2014

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Guide To The Stotesbury Cup Regatta

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.

05/14/2014

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Berks County Teen Dies On Senior Trip To Grenada

A Berks County teen who was days away from graduating from high school died while on a senior trip to Grenada.

05/13/2014

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