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Lifelong Learning

Education News from WVIA - January 2014

Posted by Andrea O'Neill on

In This Issue :: Teacher of the Month :: Scholastic Achievement Awards Show :: Everhart Museum for Students!

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WVIA Clubhouse

WVIA Clubhouse

Fun and educational games, upcoming events, Passport 2 Fun and much more!

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Calls attention to high school students who excel in the study of the arts

Scholastic Scrimmage

Scholastic Scrimmage

Quiz show that challenges students from WVIA’s school districts about all academic disciplines

NPR Education News

Teachers Share Anger, Frustration Over Grants Turned Into Loans

A federal program meant to encourage young teachers has, instead, saddled thousands of them with unexpected debts...

School Walkouts, Broken-down Classrooms, And Beyoncé

Historically black college pride rules at Coachella; students stand up for safety and justice.

Arizona Teachers Plan To Strike On Thursday

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Mesa public school teacher Cathy Zinkhon Matsumoto about why Arizona teachers are...

Why Duke University Won't Honor Freshman Roommate Requests This Fall

Duke University has decided to stop honoring roommate requests made by incoming freshmen — returning the procedure...

19 Years After Columbine, Students Walk Out To Stop Gun Violence

Some 2,600 school walkouts are planned across the country, starting at 10 a.m. in each time zone.

Why More Than A Million Teachers Can't Use Social Security

About 40 percent of teachers live in places where their state or local pension is the only safety net they've got.

National Teachers Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns

The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teachers union in the country, says it's ending its relationship...

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is...

Meet The Students Who Dreamed Up Friday's National School Walkout

Thousands of students across the country are expected to walk out of class Friday to protest violence in schools...

100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students

As more schools band together to commit to recruiting and graduating 50,000 more low-income students, four college...