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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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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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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Survey: 3/4 of High Schoolers Say They Don’t Drink Alcohol

A new survey, sponsored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), finds most high school students say they don’t drink alcohol.

10/23/2013

Jamie Manker is a social studies teacher at the Rockwood Summit High School in Fenton. She has been at Rockwood Summit for the past 13 years.

Fenton High School Teacher Named Top in Missouri

Besides teaching, Jamie Manker also is a department chair at Rockwood Summit High School in the St. Louis suburb of Fenton.

08/23/2013

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Football Coaches/Players Acclimating to New IHSA Rules

Illinois High School Association Assistant Executive Director Craig Anderson tells KMOX he believes the limits are paying off.

08/22/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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St. Louis High School Senior Receives Top Honor

Max Schindler of Ladue Horton Watkins High School was named the National Player of the Year for quiz bowl.

06/19/2013

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Illinois Bill Designed to Protect Teen Football Players Fumbles in Committee

State lawmakers are worry about them getting hurt on the gridiron, but not everyone is for a government-as-nanny-state.

03/21/2013

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