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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

If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?

Despite being one of the first places in Asia to recognize same-sex unions and require schools to teach sex...

Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?

16 million children face hunger in the U.S., which can prevent them from performing well in school. Chef Sam Kass...

Wendy Troxel: Does High School Start Too Early?

Sleep expert Wendy Troxel says teens are sleep-deprived because of early school start times that cater to adults...

How Mass Shootings Are Forcing Schools To Re-Evaluate Safety

Teachers are learning how to protect their students from the possibility of a school shooting. That can include...

Native American Students Fight Discrimination By Celebrating Their Heritage

A new survey found that nationwide, three-quarters of Native Americans believe there is discrimination against their...

In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not

A private school in Beijing caters to children whose parents have moved to the city for work. Moving from place to...

New Study Finds That 4.2 Million Kids Experience Homelessness Each Year

Those numbers are growing: About half of the youth who dealt with homelessness, experienced it for the first time...

How To Stop Hazing

Are charges and suspensions of fraternities enough to stop destructive behaviors that have become routine, and...

Here's How The New Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students

The new House tax bill introduced by Republicans outlines a plan to end the tax exemptions for tuition waivers and...

Grad Students Would Be Hit By Massive Tax Hike Under House GOP Plan

The plan would raise taxes on graduate students, who make very little money to begin with. Analysts say the...