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Four DeKalb County High Schools named 2012 AP Honor Schools

By Iman Carol Fears Four public high schools in Dekalb County, Georgia have been named 2012 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, including Chamblee Charter School, [&hellip

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How are schools going Green?

by Joi Holmes   “Going green” is fast becoming a way of life. We find ourselves looking for ways to recycle and reuse products.  We [&hellip

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How can “pay it forward” help students succeed in school?

Whitney Houston’s musical and acting career made a lasting impact on people around the world as millions watched her four-hour homegoing service. Paying tribute to [&hellip

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Bridging the gap between theory and practice

by Joi Holmes Throughout the history of curriculum and instruction, one general assumption that has been proven true is that there is simply no one-size-fits-all [&hellip

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Is it time to provide students supper in school?

“When it rains, it pours,” means that when things go bad in our lives or communities a lot of other things seem to go bad [&hellip

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The Advanced Academy of Georgia: Breaking Boundaries and Setting the Curve

 by Iman Carol Fears Teens from across the nation may apply to the Advanced Academy of Georgia, a full-time residential early entrance to college program [&hellip

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What is the purpose of the Common Core State Standards?

Before Google, it was common for people to use the encyclopedia as a reference book to collect information about a subject matter. Encyclopedias were as [&hellip

Miss Politesse

MISS POLITESSE SAYS, Business Dining 101: Pasta, It’s Your Friend!

Welcome to “Miss Politesse Says.”  Between school, work, and social media, modern men and women do not have the time or desire to read Emily [&hellip

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How does YCA develop teen writers?

By Iman Carol Fears Young Chicago Authors  (YCA) is a Chicago-based nonprofit that helps young people to grow and develop through exposure to creative writing. [&hellip

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How is hazing a part of the K-12 culture?

The Super Bowl is one of the most exciting entertainment events of the year.  It represents the best two football teams competing for the coveted [&hellip