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2014-03-31 23:04:53

Florida Hospital Tampa is teaming up with Hillsborough County Public Schools to help advance technology in the classrooms at Dunbar Elementary. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Today, Florida Hospital Tampa donated twenty refurbished computers to students at Dunbar Elementary Magnet School to help advance technology in the classrooms. The mission at Dunbar Elementary school is to provide students with meaningful hands-on opportunities to explore medical sciences with a supportive and challenging...

2008-09-08 03:00:21

By Maloney, Stephen While buses are running on time and students are gearing up for another year of learning, the aftereffects of the 2007-08 school year are still being felt throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Diane Roussel's proposed changes to the system's magnet schools are still drawing resistance from parents unwilling to shuffle their children to another school, while each of the system's nine districts have been redrawn for this school year in...

2008-08-25 03:00:37

By Maloney, Stephen While buses are running on time and students are gearing up for another year of learning, the aftereffects of the 2007-08 school year are still being felt throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Superintendent Diane Roussel's proposed changes to the system's magnet schools are still drawing resistance from parents unwilling to shuffle their children to another school, while each of the system's nine districts have been redrawn for this school year in...

2008-08-14 15:00:51

By ANDREA EGER TPS rings the bell for classes Monday It's only the second week of August, but school is officially back in session for Tulsa Public Schools beginning Monday. The opening of the 2008-09 school year will be marked with cuts in bus routes and increases in school meal prices, as the district grapples with rising fuel and food costs. But new federal funding is boosting educational opportunities at four high school magnet programs and putting police work into the hands of a...

2008-07-31 09:01:11

By Linnea Brown, Hernando Today, Brooksville, Fla. Jul. 31--BROOKSVILLE -- Parents with children at different elementary or K-8 schools may have varying views on the Hernando County School District's new "parent friendly" plan for open house night. For the first time, the district's 12 elementary and K-8 schools will hold their open houses simultaneously from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14. "We're trying some new things," said Barbara Kidder, director of professional...

2008-07-31 09:01:10

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The new superintendent of Granite Bay's Eureka Union School District has announced his plans to create a magnet school district that would attract parents seeking a more innovative curriculum for their children. Superintendent Tim McCarty -- a former administrator of the Dublin and San Juan unified school districts -- weighed in on an earlier proposal to open a single magnet school or a district-sponsored charter school in 2009....

2008-07-31 03:00:37

Instead of calling a press conference to defensively claim the Chronicle was exaggerating the number of failing students in Augusta public schools - he later admitted privately that the newspaper was correct - what if Richmond County Superintendent Dana Bedden had called the media together and said this: "Yes, unfortunately we've got more than 1,500 students in Richmond County who have taken and retaken and still not passed the state 'Criterion Referenced Competency Tests' required for...

2008-07-28 15:00:53

By Britt Combs, The McDowell News, Marion, N.C. Jul. 28--The School Board will consider another option for the school construction dilemma. Superintendent Dr. Ira Trollinger presented another possible solution. He suggested the board consider building a magnet school. Last year, the board decided, in keeping with the state and national trend, to change from a junior high to a middle school structure. This would necessitate moving the ninth grade to the high school. Last year, the...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.