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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

John Ottaunick (center) has been told he can no longer play football at Oyster Bay High School because he is now 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island High School Senior Cut From Football For Being Too Old

A high school senior had been excited for the upcoming football season, but was told on a day before the first practice that he cannot play because he is too old at 19.

09/11/2014

From left, Olivia Buonomo and Tiffini Cropley, both sophomores at Tottenville High School, are not happy with the school's crackdown on the dress code. Olivia was detained and made to wear a Tottenville T-shirt. Tiffini was not caught. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Students Heated Over Clothing Crackdown At Staten Island High School

It may be fashion week in the city, but students at one Staten Island school aren’t talking about the latest styles on the runway.

09/08/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Wayne, N.J. School District To Eliminate Midterms, Finals

Midterms and finals are being done away with and replaced with a new form of testing at one New Jersey high school, in a drastic measure driven by the Common Core curriculum.

06/16/2014

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Cops: 3 NYC High School Teachers Arrested In One Day

Three New York City high school teachers were arrested in separate incidents Wednesday.

03/27/2014

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Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.

03/06/2014

Susan Cuffari

N.J. Mom: Drinking Party Didn’t Happen With My Consent

A New Jersey mother said a party at her house had started as an innocent affair for high school football players and cheerleaders.

11/19/2013

Students at Medgar Evers College Preparatory School take gym class in the hallway. (Credit CBS 2)

No Gym? No Problem; Crown Heights Students Hit The Halls To Break A Sweat

For students at one Brooklyn school it has been a fight to find space for physical education classes, but a creative solution to the problem has left students running the halls.

11/08/2013

M'Kayah Walker

High School Won’t Allow Injured Queens Teen To Learn From Home

A Queens teenager is in the battle with her high school, saying she should be allowed to learn from home.

10/21/2013

Paul McCartney In Concert

Queens High School Students Treated To Performance By Paul McCartney

Students at the Frank Sinatra School for the Arts in Queens were treated Wednesday to a performance by none other than Sir Paul McCartney.

10/09/2013

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Officer Threatening Self-Harm Prompts Newtown School Lockdown

The middle school and high school in Newtown, Conn., were briefly locked down Monday, after authorities learned a Norwalk police officer who had threatened to harm himself was headed to his wife’s home in the town.

10/07/2013

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Whitestone Residents Protest Proposed High School

Whitestone residents spent part of their Saturday afternoon passing around a petition and protesting a project that is being considered by the Department of Education.

10/05/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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