Building a Bicycle Rack For a Community Challenge

High school students  showcased their skill at welding during an annual presentation, and also joined together in building a bicycle rack for a community challenge. At Crestwood High School, students who are concurrently enrolled at  Northeast Iowa Community College...

Real Life Math at the Math Fair

Kids are calculating real life math at the math fair. Fourth graders at Cascade Elementary School are using the fair to cost out some of their biggest interests. For example, 10 year old Faith Swire calculated the total cost of a One Direction Performance. “I...

Creating Summer Internships

A partnership between a public school Career and Technical Education program and city government has resulted in creating summer internships for high school students. Rick Sheldahl is director of the Durham Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education program, and...

Clues to Success for Adults With Autism

Clues to success for adults with autism are emerging as more people who were diagnosed on the spectrum approach adult age. According to the findings of a new study, the biggest predictor of adult success is the ability for adults on the autism spectrum to do everyday,...

Student Built a Flight Simulator

While the class in aviation that Frank Kelly was taking provides preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration knowledge test, they lacked one essential tool – until Kelly, a high school student built a flight simulator. The Susitna Valley aviation...