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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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First Lady Michelle Obama Remembers The Struggles Of Her Father In Talk To Atlanta Students

Atlanta high school students heard it first-hand from First Lady Michelle Obama, that she, like many of them, had to go through a lot when she was a teenager.  “You think somebody like me has […]

WAOK-AM–09/09/2014

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Michelle Obama To Visit Atlanta School As Part Of Higher Education Initiative

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Atlanta as part of her Reach Higher education initiative.

09/08/2014

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.

09/08/2014

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Vice President Biden Leads Initiative On Job-Training Programs

More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

09/08/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Roland Martin: What Are YOU Doing To Help Your Child Learn?

Today on NewsOne Now, the topic of education is always one of concern in the urban community, but not always at the most opportune times. In the city of Atlanta, this school year is becoming […]

WAOK-AM–09/03/2014

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The ConnectED Initiative Aims To Bring All Schools Into The Digital Age

American schools increasingly depend on digital technologies to expand learning opportunities, to individualize instruction and to graduate students with the skills necessary for success in college and the 21st century workplace.

08/27/2014

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