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Students Realize Education Is Key; Drop Out Rate Declines

Posted on July 5, 2018 in Drop Out Rate Education Education News

over the last two decades, the drop out rate of high school students has been as high as thirty two percent. Hispanics were in the higher percentile of students between the ages of eighteen and twenty five who had dropped out of school. Recent Census Data indicates that the current number of student drop outs […]

A Preschool’s Class Creates a Funny and Memorable Cookbook

Posted on July 4, 2018 in Cookbook Education Education News Preschool Class

Cookbooks are useful tools for creating different types of recipes. However, they can also provide funny moments for people when they have been written by preschool aged children. That’s right, young kids between the ages of 3 – 5 have written a cookbook and it is simply one of the funniest things that you could […]

Prom History and why it is Such an Important Social Event

Posted on July 3, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education

Every year toward the end of school, high school students prepare for a big social event called the prom. They wear fancy clothing, rent limousines and spend lots of money going out to eat. Afterwards they might attend a party or get together at a friend’s house. Proms are a big deal for many American […]

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Virginia Votes Down Home Schooling Bill

Posted on February 26, 2018 in Education Education News Home Schooling Bill

Home-schooling is growing in popularity all over the United States. Each year, more parents elect to provide for their children’s educational needs in the home environment. One area where those in home schools lack is in the area of team sports participation. Some home school associations provide extracurricular activities in a group setting, but not […]

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West Virginia’s Senate Bill 284

Posted on February 25, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Senate Bill 284

On Tuesday, the Senate in West Virginia passed a bill that would make technical colleges and community colleges free. The bill, Senate Bill 284, is now going to the House of Delegates. There are two programs created by the bill—the WV Invests Grant and the Advanced Career Education Program, also known as the ACE program. […]

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Charter Schools Boost Public Education in North Carolina

Posted on February 24, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education

Many people believe that the education system should be improved. However, there are few people who actually agree on how to improve education. In some states, the public school system is failing the vast majority of students. Not only are teachers overworked, but many teachers have to spend their own money buying supplies for the […]

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Can Storytellers Improve Public School Performance?

Posted on February 23, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Public School

The state of Illinois is actively considering hiring what it calls storytellers for its public education department. According to the job posting, the storytellers will have to combine educational policy with communication in their job. Despite the surface appearance, these storytellers will not just travel around to schools and read kids stories. They are meant […]

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Nashville Schools Ranked in Bottom 5 Percent Statewide

Posted on February 22, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education

After a demoralizing 21 schools were added to the 2017 Tennessee Department of Education Cusp list of worst performing schools in Tennessee during the 2016-2017 school year, things do not seem to be looking up in 2018, Tennessean reports. For the new year, it appears that even more schools in the city will now be […]

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The Effects Of The Anti-Bullying Laws In Alabama Public Schools

Posted on February 21, 2018 in Anti-Bullying Laws Education Education News Public Education

New public school anti-bullying laws in Alabama require schools to create policies to eliminate violence, intimidation and harassment. This is making it tough for gay students due to a state law emphasizing homosexuality is not considered an acceptable lifestyle. Only seven states have a law preventing teachers from portraying homosexuality in a positive manner, and […]

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Public Employees In West Virginia Want More Money

Posted on February 20, 2018 in Education Education News Public Employees

On Monday, Senator Richard Ojeda and five other legislators spoke to an auditorium that enclosed about 200 people in Spring Valley High School. The hot topics of health insurance and pay raises for public employees were being addressed. Representatives from organizations such as the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association and the West Virginia Education […]

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