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Mrs. Obama: “High school diploma not enough” It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation. The first lady told a group of students Thursday t... - Posted on April 21, 2014
Boy suspended for asking Miss America to prom Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior. He asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of a school assembly. The York Dispatch reported that Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America Organization... - Posted on April 21, 2014
You’re never too old to toot in Dubuque One member of the Kennedy Elementary School band in Dubuque, Iowa, 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 too old to toot a flute. Boland asked about joining the fifth graders in ... - Posted on April 15, 2014
Students line street with desks in protest Los Angeles students think some schools deserve more attention and resources. They staged a protest and took it to the streets. And they brought their desks with them. Some 375 empty desks blocked a downtown street. It stopped traffic for several hours outside the Los Ange... - Posted on April 8, 2014
Fifth grade students set goal of 2,000 cranes In the town of Swedesboro, New Jersey, 5th grade students are determined to make two thousand paper cranes before the end of the school year. Their goal is to put smiles on kids' faces. The idea of making the paper cranes started when their teacher, Tara Milward, read them t... - Posted on April 1, 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 called neuroblastoma and I've been getting a treatment called chemotherapy and it makes my hair fall out," Cleme... - Posted on March 27, 2014
Students “protest” elimination of spring break When Northampton Community College canceled spring break to make up for excessive snow days, students decided to protest — by wearing flip-flops, bathing suits and tank tops to class. Not to mention plastic leis. The imaginary beach day drew sympathy, not scorn, from winte... - Posted on March 21, 2014
Middle school students have a robot in their class A girl in Danville, Pennsylvania is recovering at home from a spinal operation. But she isn't missing any school. Instead, she is keeping up with her peers by using a remote-controlled robot. The robot was invented by Double Robotics, of Seattle. It was bought by the Central... - Posted on March 19, 2014
Do we still need 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 students how to write in cursive by fifth grade. The main sponsor, Rep. Dwight Loftis, contends stu... - Posted on March 19, 2014
Wanna win a billion? Pick a perfect bracket. So, about that billion dollars. Billionaire Warren Buffett has offered to pay $1 billion to anyone who fills out a perfect NCAA tournament bracket. But he sees his offer as nothing more than a matter of having the numbers in his favor. Mathematicians say he's right. B... - Posted on March 19, 2014