Construction starts on McNary High School expansion
Salem-Keizer Public Schools said the bond-funded construction will help relieve the overcrowding at the school, increase safety and security, expand career and technical education opportunities and more.
McNary High feeder schools: Here's what to expect if the Salem-Keizer bond passes
If the Salem-Keizer school bond passes this May, the money is expected to pay for these projects in the McNary High School feeder system.
Why more sleep for high schoolers makes sense
Why more sleep for high schoolers makes sense [KMSP Fox 9, December 18, 2016] The St. Paul school board has voted to move back the start time from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. for district high schools to give teens more sleep time. Sleep specialist Dr. Andrew Stiehm , medical director of Allina Health’s United Lung and Sleep Clinic , says the science on the subject is pretty clear — that’s a good idea.
What A High School Teacher Who Turned Her Students Into Best-selling Authors Teaches Us About...
When Erin Gruwell jettisoned her entire curriculum and replaced it with creative new teaching techniques, she inspired her students to start journaling about their lives. The result is the best-selling The Freedom Writers Diary.
What Is the Purpose of High School?
To prepare students for adulthood, not necessarily for college.
McNary's Walling, Barker living the life of top college football prospects
Junior Walling, who has already received a scholarship offer from Oregon State, has participated in several college football camps this summer
10 Year High School Reunion
I’d love to go. But unfortunately there’s no reason. My mom and dad live in Hong Kong. And my sister lives far away. The friends I want to see… I’ve already seen and kept in touch with. It’s crazy how Facebook has changed the entire dynamics of school reunions. If my mom or dad …
Why Doesn't Public School Start at Birth?
The rate of return on a good early-childhood program is about 13 percent, according to a new analysis from the labor economist and Nobel laureate James Heckman, who directs the Center for the Economics of Human Development at the University of Chicago. That’s a higher return than the 7 to 10 percent that has often been associated with preschool programs. And, as Heckman noted during a call with reporters recently, that’s also a better deal than many stocks. Past research has typically focused…
'The Bachelor' Front-Runner Vanessa Reveals Why She Originally Wanted Chase McNary to Be the...
Vanessa wanted Chase to be the Bachelor, but now she thinks she's meant for Nick Viall.
Writing tips for high-schoolers (and everyone else!)
Last week, I spent three days working with a group of young journalists who were spending a portion of their summer vacation learning about journalistic-style writing at ThreeSixty Journalism Summer Camp. If you don’t know about ThreeSixty Journalism, it is an awesome program through the University of St. Thomas that helps high school students learn critical thinking, writing, reporting, editing and other communication skills while also…
Junior Walling, nation's No. 10 ILB, leads McNary to league title, intrigued by Beavers, Ducks
McNary LB Junior Walling will be one of the most heavily-recruited prospects in Oregon in the class of 2020
Why the city's changes to the Specialized High School Admissions
The New York City Department of Education’s changes to the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test...
Full-day, school-year programs should be the default for Head Start
The Trump administration proposes undoing an Obama-era regulation that expanded the length of the Head Start day.
Sunday Lounge (Start-up Trends)
Vice President North America, Advertising Sales and Marketing – Microsoft Bob Bejan is responsible for developing and executing against the sales and marketing strategy within the United States, driving ad revenue opportunities, leading the relationships with top agencies and clients, and building market share. Mr. Bejan is also the time zone leader for North America which includes responsibility for Advertising & Online Canada Before joining Microsoft…
Lessons from the Massachusetts Charter School Expansion Campaign
In What We Can Learn from the Massachusetts Ballot Question Campaign on Charter School Expansion, University of Massachusetts Boston professor Lawrence Blum discusses lessons from the Massachusetts campaign and its results—lessons that might inform the debate around future pushes for expansion of charter schools and other market-based reforms Professor Blum explains that while the charter expansion advocates supporting “Question 2” on the state ballot argued that…
How to Get Started With K-12 Fundraising
Schools can have plenty of fun while raising funds. Discover an endless variety of fundraising events for schools, parents and kids and how to get started.
Social Media Tip: Start with your personal connections
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Makerspace workshop to guide school’s expansion of design facilities
Simply put, building a makerspace requires a community, some tools, and education. How it’s accomplished varies, and that’s what the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering will explore Friday, Dec. 11, in a daylong Design, Build and Test (DEBUT) Makerspace Planning Workshop. The workshop is open to the public but attendance is limited. Go here to...
Learn About Cassata High School
Cassata High School is a private, nonprofit outreach school of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth that is committed to providing young people with another ch...
Dow jumps more than 100 points to all-time high, rallies for a second day to start fourth quarter
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high on Tuesday as it rallied for a second day, boosted by gains in Intel and optimism around global trade.
How this high school soccer coach brought a divided town together
A high school soccer team from a town in Maine has become a powerhouse by getting players from different countries to work together.