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High-Tech Scouting Comes to High School Teams

DeLaSalle High School (Minn.) senior guard Luke Scott uses his own devices to analyze, dissect, and prepare for opponents. Sitting in the comfort of his home, with no teammates, coaches or projectors around, Scott taps on his school-supplied iPad to watch videos of how Blake's offense handles a zone defense and how Providence Academy breaks a full-court press.

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Utah Schools Adopt Unified Effort to Prevent Teen Suicide

Utah educators will begin to use the same strategy at all schools, looking for ways to prevent the growing number of teen suicides.

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Project 2020 Turns High School Dropouts into Graduates

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

Maryland Announces State's High School Tech Ed Teacher of the Year

Jim Deitrich, currently teaching at Liberty High and former teacher at Westminster High, has been named Maryland's High School Technology Education Teacher of the Year.

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Casper (Wyo.) School Officials Consider New Graduation Requirements

Natrona County School District officials are considering adding new graduation requirements starting with next year’s freshmen, and they seek community feedback.

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Roseville (Calif.) District Directs Superintendent To Review School Newspaper Ads

A school district’s decision regarding a student newspaper now has some saying First Amendment rights are being violated.

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Texas Judge to Rule on Use of Bible Verses at High School Football Game

A group of teenage cheerleaders is expecting to hear Thursday from a Texas district judge whether they will be allowed to continue displaying Bible verses at high school football games.

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Microsoft Helps to Boost Technology Education

The Association for Computing Machinery projects an increase of about 150,000 computer jobs every year for the next 15 years or more. To help bridge the gap between the need for qualified workers in software, programming, systems analysis, and other areas, and the number of available people, Microsoft is chipping in with money and volunteers, by asking company employees to commit to teaching computer science in a high school for at least one year.

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Charles County (Md.) Public Schools to Open St. Charles HS

The Charles County (Md.) Board of Education on Monday approved opening St. Charles High School as a partial high school with grades 9, 10 and 11 when it opens in August 2014. Seniors in the class of 2015 would finish and graduate from their current high school.

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R.I. School Committee Seeks to End Banned Father-Daughter Dance

A Cranston (R.I.) District Committee has unanimously approved a resolution asking lawmakers to modify a state law to allow father-daughter and mother-son events at schools.

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