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Education Update #18

Online Learning Communities: Why Students and Teachers Need Them

As our society travels further into the Age of Information, we tend to forget how to teach our children to be lifelong makers and learners. 732 more words


With more applicants than ever, U of M gets more choosy

Record numbers of applicants are allowing the University of Minnesota to be more selective about the students it admits to its Twin Cities campus.

The Gophers still play in the Big Ten but one U of M executive says “We’re in a different league than we were before.” 378 more words


Child's inspirational graduation story touches hearts

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – It’s the happiest and saddest day of the year at The University of Alabama RISE School in Tuscaloosa. Over 20 five and six year-olds are putting on the caps and gowns that make them look, as director Dr. 321 more words


Parents to spend more on school supplies

CHATHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WJCL) - Parents can expect to pay more this year for school supplies. The National Retail Federation expects Americans to spend nearly $26.5 billion dollars on supplies. 152 more words


Fort Stewart hosts Back to School Fair

FORT STEWART, Ga.- Hundreds of folks also came out for the Communities, Activities, Information and Registration Fair along with its annual Back-to School Fair Thursday. 130 more words

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'Pack the Bus' brings in hundreds of backpacks, supplies for Beaufort

BEAUFORT, Ga. (WJCL) – The Beaufort County School District’s second annual “Pack the Bus” campaign ended on a high note today with numerous donations of school supplies for students in need. 144 more words

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Right Choices

If you are leaving school/college; or if you’re a teenager or in your twenties, then you probably have a lot of decisions to make (if not now then very soon). 28 more words

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