Would you trade your textbooks for a tablet?

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You’re never too old to toot a flute One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque brings a certain maturity to his playing. That's because Tony Boland is a 79-year-old flute player. He proves that you're never to... - Posted on April 15, 2014
School bans girl who shaved head to support friend When people battle cancer, sometimes they lose their hair. Delaney Clements is battling cancer. She lost her hair during treatment for the disease. "I have cancer. I've been getting a treat... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Do students still need to learn handwriting? If most writing is done on keyboards, do we need to learn handwriting? At least one state has plans to make it the law. South Carolina wants to require schools to teach handwriting. Students... - Posted on March 20, 2014
School tortures students with Justin Bieber song High school students in the small western Washington community of Tenino (Ten-NINE-o) are raising money for a cause. They are supporting orphans at a school in the west African country of Ghana.... - Posted on March 11, 2014
How'd that happen? Spelling bee runs out of words Talk about being “at a loss for words!” There was a spelling bee in Jackson County, Missouri. Two students went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds. But they couldn't finish because event organizer... - Posted on February 27, 2014
Can pushups push up your grades? Exercise could make you a better student. A study of students in Kansas found a connection between physical fitness and better results on tests. The study followed the fitness of 13,0... - Posted on January 30, 2014
Barbies sacrifice their lives – for algebra Once upon a time, math seemed dull. But not at South Aiken High School in Aiken, South Carolina. In an attempt to make math more interesting, two dozen Barbies put their "lives" in jeopardy.... - Posted on January 22, 2014
NJ seeks more days of school, more hours per day New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants to increase the amount of time children spend in public school in his state. The governor will propose lengthening the school day and the school year.... - Posted on January 14, 2014
Would you trade your textbooks for a tablet? Lawmakers in Alabama have an idea for schools. They want to replace textbooks with tablets. The lawmakers think tablets and other digital devices help kids to learn. Other digital devices in... - Posted on October 27, 2013