Education News Archive - June 26, 2008

Agora Cyber Charter School, a public school that uses the K12 curriculum and academic programs, is hosting a series of free information sessions across the state. The events give families the opportunity to learn more about the tuition-free school and how to enroll for the 2008-09 year.

Beaufort Community School is a good school with a good sixth form which caters well for all of its students - this was the main finding from the inspection report we received from the Government's own Office for Standards in Education following a visit from five Ofsted inspectors in May.

A New pounds4 million primary school has opened in Keynsham. St Keyna Primary School, off Charlton Road, replaces Temple Primary and Keynsham Primary schools. The building was completed in February and pupils and staff moved in for their first lessons earlier this month.

Can a high-quality high school education be obtained in Putnam County? A knee-jerk reaction would be: "Of course!", but there's some objective evidence to back this up. One recent statistic should be a cause of pride for county residents.

By Davin White In recent years, West Virginia students improved on math tests just as their peers nationwide did, according to a new Center on Education Policy report.

By Caroline An PASADENA - The Pasadena Unified School District board has green- lighted a fifth charter school, which will open in September. Board members also approved Tuesday several recommendations aimed at improving the district's middle schools.

By Ashley Meeks, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jun. 26--LAS CRUCES -- Former dean Virginia Higbie has been chosen as interim dean of New Mexico State University's embattled College of Health and Social Services, starting Tuesday.

By Catherine Garcia REDLANDS - Money and where to draw the lines were discussed Tuesday evening during the school board meeting.

By Rick Wills, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jun. 26--If D'Rae Wise had not attended the Summerbridge program at Sewickley Academy for several years, he says his summers would have been a waste. "I'd eat and watch TV.

By Rochelle A Shenk Most people don't think of art class as a place to develop problem-solving skills, use math and physics principles or work on writing. But today's art classes have changed - at least at Manheim Central.

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  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
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