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Working from concrete to abstract in Algebra 2

Popsicle-stick Ferris wheels are just one more way to teach important mathematics concepts at Kelloggsville’s 54th Street Academy...

What does the 2020 Census have to do with school lunch?

With some funding dependent on census data, school districts help spread the word on this key count of residents...

Kelloggsville voters to decide sinking fund request

If approved on May 5, the request would mean about 96 cents a week for a $100,000 home but would allow the district to fund a long list of already-identified projects without borrowing or paying long term interest debt...

Pudding parfaits and pedagogy

For preschool students at the Kelloggsville Early Childhood Learning Center, Cooking Thursdays are a recipe for success...

‘Thinking about my world and deciding how to make it’

A middle school teacher is using gaming software to help his students learn about islands, archipelagos, peninsulas and more...

EL students: eager to learn, ‘masters of change’

English Learners classes at Kelloggsville High School serve students from myriad countries and offer a variety of teaching techniques to help them succeed...

Elective gives high-schoolers a crash-course in business

Students handle everything from raising capital and tracking finances to marketing and sales...

Most districts allow phones, but with restrictions

An informal School News Network survey of public school districts in Kent County besides Forest Hills showed cell-phone use is generally not permitted in elementary schools, and only allowed under strictly defined conditions in middle and high schools...

‘Bigger than me’ kicks off newly formed group

For the first time in its history, Southeast Kelloggsville Elementary has a 12-person Student Council, one representative for every class...

‘Getting ready for the robot revolution’

Middle school students think robots are probably the future, but for right now they’re hoping to have fun, learn a few things and hang out with their friends...

Protecting cyber security in schools: ‘This is kind of scary’

A cyber security event at Kent ISD on Halloween was designed to make the prospect of an attack on school data a little less frightening...

Learning their way

A 'school within a school' keeps students in school...

Experiences shape your life, says new high-school supervisor

Bilal Muhammad is the new supervisor of 54th Street Academy, the district’s alternative high school...

A pretty flippin’ cool assignment

Students tested their real-estate savvy and practiced their algebra skills, too. A local Realtor gave students a crash course before they started...

After gaining work experience, students sign contracts with area employers

High school seniors sport caps and sign contracts -- but it’s not what you think: these students are landing jobs...

Feeling the burn & ready to learn

Kelloggsville elementary students find a morning workout improves concentration in the classroom...

‘Rice Bowls’ a Poem by Seventh-grader Christeen Nguyen

Rice Bowls by Christeen Nguyen I am Asian I am Hungry I wonder what my lunch will be I see a bowl of rice I wish I could eat it right now I am Asian I am hungry I pretend not to be hungry I feel really cranky right...
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