The numbers: 16 nonprofits, 130 students, 25 hours. The goal: Students from the University of Miami School of Communication creating new advertising campaigns overnight for South Florida nonprofits at the fourth annual PhilADthropy marathon last Friday and Saturday. The results: Thrilling.
Private organizations and corporations running virtual charter schools in New Mexico are preparing a Trojan horse-type assault on the state to divert public education funds, according to a group of lawmakers, private citizens and faith-based leaders who are trying to stop them.
Here's one ranking Gov. Rick Perry probably won't tout as he tries to poach businesses from California: Texas cities continue to lag in an annual study of literacy rates.
Demand to prepare students for a global job market and competition to attract students have doubled the number of immersion programs since 2006.
The largest percentage of Hispanic enrollment -- 33.8 percent -- is at the elementary level, where two Florida schools: Avon and Lake Country, have more Hispanic than white students.
It doesn't take a math major to see that something isn't adding
up when it comes to conventional four-year bachelor's degrees.
Days before the spring semester started, Adela Garcia lost the grant that was supposed to pay for her English classes. She told the Free Press through an interpreter that she was disappointed, but determined to stay positive.
A recent study of 225 employers by Millenial Branding found that 34 percent of companies were recruiting students who majored in engineering and computer information systems and 30 percent were recruiting majors in liberal arts.
Robotics team members are getting varsity letters and patches, being paraded before school assemblies like other sports stars, and seeing trophies in the same lobby display cases as their football, basketball or baseball counterparts.
Students will learn foundational skills in blueprint reading, problem-solving, rigging, vibration analysis, installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment, basic welding, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, mechanical drives, OSHA safety and CPR, industrial tools and equipment, electronics, repair and fabrication, shaft alignment, and preventive maintenance.
Reps. Tom Taylor, R-Farmington, and Paul Bandy, R-Aztec, originally had competing bills on qualifications for the five elected PRC members. Now they are combining on a bill that would limit the field of PRC candidates to those meeting prescribed standards.
A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses in the next school year. The classes are to focus on the history, experiences and culture of Hispanic and African-American communities.
The Sony Xperia Tablet S, the flagship device in the program, is being touted as uniquely positioned for the classroom curriculum.
The roughly 200-page book "is intended to be particularly useful for program planners, project evaluators, state and local policy makers, educators, health care providers, researchers, the business community, and community members," according to a commission press release.
Michael Atwood, a seventh-grader at Highland Hills Middle School, had no interest in picking up a book and finishing it from one cover to the other.