Centerville Elementary School student prepares for a chance to win $50,000 from a spelling bee

FREDERICK, Md — Aisha Haque is an 11-year-old fifth grader at Centerville Elementary School in Frederick. She’s always been passionate about spelling. Her parents say she is the type of kid to read the dictionary for fun! Haque recently won …

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Omaha teacher opening ‘microschool’ out of her house

High school math teacher Hannah Holguin was facing a problem without a simple solution. “I felt unfulfilled as a teacher because I wasn’t able to give my kids what they needed,” Holguin said.Holguin has spent nine years teaching public school …

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One of Indianapolis’ first public schools for Black children now a historical marker

INDIANAPOLIS — History was honored Monday night at a school on the city’s northeast side. One of the first schools for Black students was designated a historical marker during a commemoration ceremony. What is now known as The Oaks Academy …

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Bus driver to boy: ‘You can walk home.’ OPS student dropped off at wrong address

Seven-year-old Quincy Walker is seen on the doorbell video crying and looking confused.He was hot, tired and scared.”It was heart-breaking when she sent me the video, I cried,” Quincy’s mom Makayla Walker. The video shows Quincy standing on the doorstep …

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Celebration planned for graduating seniors who are aging out of foster care

WATERLOO — Around the time they’re graduating from high school, children in foster care are also aging out of the state’s system. As the 18-year-olds’ placements with families end, not all of them are able to celebrate the milestone of …

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New technology lab at Baltimore Design School promoting innovation among students

BALTIMORE — There’s a new lab in Baltimore City Schools with all unique ways of learning about technology. Darrin Brozene, the principal of Baltimore Design School, said augmented and virtual reality, coding, 3D printing and artificial intelligence are a few …

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