Wednesday , August 16 2017

Educators Strive to Reduce Physical Violence In High Schools

Incidents of school crime and bullying are on the decline, according to a new federal report, but high school educators are still working to eliminate physical violence on campus. High school staff working to prevent and eliminate physical violence may want to consider creating a student club like this, she says. …

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Plan to Tackle High School Stress, Now

Everyone deals with stress and anxiety differently, says Gissal, but parents should look at how their children have dealt with stress in the past as a starting point. Sometimes students internalize it more and may need to do a calming activity, like reading a book. Others may externalize stress and …

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Gear Teens Up Early for Summer Programs

Many teens may go to school with snow on the ground this time of year, but it’s not too early for them to think about summer plans. Some high school programs for the upcoming summer have application deadlines that have already passed or are fast approaching. The application deadline for the Yale Young …

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Rural High Schools Get Teens Into Advanced Placement Courses

The number of students taking at least one Advanced Placement exam has nearly doubled in 10 years, to 1.1 million members of the class of 2016, according to a new report from The College Board. While access to AP classes is growing nationwide, high schools in rural districts still struggle to offer these rigorous …

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Arizona Charters Lead 2017 Best High Schools Rankings

With President Donald Trump expressing support of school-choice programs, parents may soon have more options for where they send their teens to high school. Aside from traditional public high schools, parents may already be able to send their teens to charter schools – public schools run by independent organizations with more …

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Learn How Teens Can Get High School Credit for Internships

Many high schools, like Tseng’s, offer programs that give teens the chance to intern for credit – usually during the school year in lieu of class or possibly during the summer. To participate in the internship program, students at Wakefield High must meet a minimum GPA, supply teacher recommendations and …

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