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Texas High School Football AP Poll – October 20

Here is The Associated Press high school poll for the week of October 20.

10/20/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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Frisco Student Arrested For Creating False Ebola Scare

A high school student is in police custody after posting an article on Twitter containing inaccurate reports of Ebola cases in Frisco, Texas.

10/02/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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DISD Fires Coach For Alleged Involvement In Illegal Recruiting

The Dallas Independent School Board addressed a recruiting scandal Thursday, firing former Madison High School basketball head coach Roderick Johnson.

09/18/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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High School Literary List Causes Kerfuffle With Parents

Sex… profanity… rape. Those are just three of the controversial subjects many parents in the Highland Park Independent School District don’t want their children reading about in school.

09/09/2014

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Doctors’ Group Recommends Later School Start Time

A leading doctor’s group recommends later school start times for American teenagers.

08/24/2014

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Dallas’ Madison High Stripped Of 2 State Basketball Titles

The University Interscholastic League will strip Dallas’ Madison High School of two state basketball titles for using players who don’t live in the district.

08/14/2014

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Repairs To Begin On $60M Allen High School Stadium

Repair work on a $60 million Allen Eagle high school football stadium is scheduled to start this week.

08/04/2014

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Study: Teen Use Of Growth Hormone Is On The Rise

There’s a disturbing uptick in the number of teens using human growth hormones a new study says.

07/23/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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