SCHOOLS in THE USA
(Updated on 13/06/2016)
HOTLIST OF K-12
SCHOOL SITES (USA) -
"Click a state on the map to find a list of elementary, middle,
and secondary schools...
The registry is organized by state and by grade level.
The registry also includes sites for charter Schools, virtual schools,
school districts, state and regional education organizations, state
departments of education, state standards and state administrators."
- A US school where most students commute from Mexico - with a video - 4 October 2018
"Columbus Elementary school in the US state of New Mexico is just like any other – except the majority of its 600 pupils cross an international border every day for class."
- More US Schools Teaching Skills to Recognize False News - Text + Audio + Pictures + Quiz - 25 September 2018
"An increasing number of American states are now requiring schools to teach skills for recognizing real and false news."
- Gates Foundation Announces $92 Million Assistance to Schools - Text + Audio + Quiz - 4 September 2018
"The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing $92 million in assistance in a new effort to help minority and low-income students succeed.
The assistance will come in the form of grants to 19 school programs across 13 American states."
- This Florida school is selling bulletproof panels for students' backpacks - 07 November 2017
"Florida Christian School is selling bulletproof panels that go inside students' backpacks. The head of school security said he has taught teachers how to instruct students to use their backpacks to shield themselves in the event of a school shooting."
- School makes millions from Snapchat IPO (in California) - 3 March 2017
"A huge tech initial public offering raises billions. More money for super-rich investors and bankers, right?
Well that's not the whole story. Not this time..."
- California Border Schools Celebrate Bilingualism - Text + Audio - 31 January 2017
"The Chula Vista Elementary School district is California's largest and among its most diverse.
Sixty-eight percent of students are Hispanic and 35 percent are learning English.
The school district celebrates bilingualism and the sharing of cultures."
- Yoga Exercises Added to US School Programs - Text + Audio + Pictures - 17 January 2017
"Breathing exercises and other elements of yoga are being added to a number of U.S. schools.
Some schools have even eliminated punishment."
- American Schools Remain Divided by Race - Text + Audio + Photos - 18 May 2016
"In 1954, the Supreme Court decided that public schools could not separate students by race.
The case was known as Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.
Sixty-two years after a U.S. Supreme Court decision banned segregation, American schools remain divided by race."
Surveillance of students in public schools: how much is too much? - 28 August 2013
"A school district amid the vast suburban sprawl of Los Angeles has hired a self-described social network monitoring service
to stalk its students on internet-based platforms including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter..."
Police name US shooting suspect - 3 April 2012
"A 43-year-old former student is arrested after seven people are shot dead at a private college in Oakland, California, police say."
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