Teens Study the 2000 American Presidential Election

The clock was turned back when an American government class had teens study the 2000 American presidential election. The contentious debate is again being carried out in real time, and Steve Cwodzinski, the American government teacher at Eden Prairie High School,...

Interns are Park Rangers for the Summer

High school interns are park rangers for the summer at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The six week paid summer intern program teaches students on the job about real life ranger activities, including wildlife management, resource education, and field research....

Student Fitness is Helped By A Grant

A change in schools and classrooms is coming, as student fitness is helped by a grant from Kaiser Permanente. In Douglas County, the Healthy Schools team has worked to fund fitness classes, creating student led health teams in pilot schools, and professional...

A Shortage of Teachers

In a number of school districts, there is a shortage of teachers with only a short time left before the start of the new school year. In Arizona, at least 1000 teacher positions still need to be filled. Some officials say the teacher shortage is nothing new, as low...

High School Students’ Outreach To Veterans

A project promoting high school students’ outreach to veterans is expected to continue into a second year. Danville High School students want the project they launched last year helping homeless veterans will become a community effort.  Fourteen students...