MOLINE, Ill. — A ribbon cutting marking the official opening of the new Hamilton Elementary School in Moline coincided with the school’s first day of classes on Aug. 18. As the Moline-Coal Valley School District’s first new school in the city in five decades, Hamilton nearly quadruples the size of its 100-year-old predecessor and will house up to 600 K-5 students, according to a statement by the district.Read more
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NEW YORK — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) schools are becoming increasingly popular throughout the country, and New York looks to lead the pack with a recent education plan on the table.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing to establish 10 new programs modeled on Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), an IBM-backed school in Brooklyn that takes students through high school and two years of college with the goal of meeting the demand for workers with the right skills for high-tech jobs.Read more
WESTFIELD, Mass. — Westfield Vocational Technical High School in Westfield, Mass., is being recognized and rewarded for its curriculum and innovative programs by the SME Education Foundation, through its Partnership Response in Manufacturing (PRIME) program.Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Athletes are more than just role models on the big screen; in California one NBA all-star is also helping students succeed in the classroom.Read more