How professors are using Facebook to teach
Technology is an established part of the lives of students. But university lecturers are becoming increasingly frustrated at how they must compete with tablets and laptops for students' attention in the lecture hall.
New York to offer free lunch to all middle-school students
New York's $75 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that began last week includes the first step toward offering free lunch for all 1.1 million students, expanding a program now reserved only for the city's poorest children.
Survey shows colleges flouting sexual assault rules
More than 40 percent of 440 colleges and universities surveyed by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., haven't investigated a sexual assault in the past five years, according to a report released Wednesday.
JUST IN: Three interested in Guillory's seat
Three former board members have inquired about ex-Clinton Community School board member Devin Guillory's seat, according to district business manager Cindy McAleer. Guillory resigned in June after accepting a job in Saudi Arabia and the district has been fielding interest the last two weeks.
- Sixth-graders get ready for big move GOOSE LAKE — By the start of the new school year, Northeast Middle/High School will be ready to welcome the sixth-grade class, which formerly was housed in the elementary school.Middle/High School Principal Alicia Christiansen is excited to welcome t
- Hilgenberg receives $1,000 scholarship
- Education digest 2 graduate from Allen CollegeWATERLOO — Two local students have received degrees from Allen College. The College awarded 141 degrees at its commencement ceremony May 9 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls.Allen College conferred 17 Associate of
- Ex-GalleyCat ed on raising bookworms NEW YORK — Jason Boog was immersed in publishing for five years as editor of the MediaBistro blog GalleyCat. When he became a dad, he was curious how best to foster a love of books in his newborn daughter.His solution was — what else? — writing a boo
- Clinton students named to spring semester dean's list at Iowa State AMES — More than 7,024 Iowa State University undergraduates have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the 2014 spring semester Dean’s List. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade-point average of
When your high school closes for good
By the time I arrived in 1999, the school had lost its charter and been absorbed completely into the district. By 2006, it was consolidated with a local middle school, part of the district's focus renewed focus on smaller schools.
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