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  List of fictional schools - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While real schools and universities are often prominently featured in works of fiction, this is a list of schools and universities which are entirely fictional, even though some of them are modeled after real world institutions.
Some fictional schools and universities teach subjects which are not ordinarily taught, such as Witchcraft, Circus Arts, or even Sexuality.
Note that "public school" in the context of this article means tuition-free, government-run school.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_schools   (2198 words)

 What is a Similar School
Schools with no reported free lunch participation then were assigned a value computed by multiplying the free lunch factor for their grade organization type by the 1990 census percentage of school-age children in the school district from households below federal poverty level.
For each school, where the assessment data existed for the school, the difference of the school value from the appropriate grade organization average was divided by the standard deviation for the appropriate grade organization.
Schools that serve students from Kindergarten through Grade 12 are scattered throughout the State of New York, and may be found in small school districts of varying levels of resources and student needs.
www.emsc.nysed.gov /repcrd2002/similar.html   (5031 words)

 Military academy -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A military school teaches various ages (middle school, high school, or both) in a manner that includes military traditions and training in military subjects.
Many military schools are also boarding schools, and others are simply magnet schools in a larger school system.
However, this should not reflect on the long and distinguished history of military schools; their associations are traditionally those of high academic achievement, with solid college preparatory curriculums, schooling in the military arts, and considerably esteemed graduates.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Military_academy   (1032 words)

 NCEF Resource List: Community Use of Schools
The school is thriving in the face of adversity and serves as the true center of the community in the absence of any local governing bodies or civic organizations.
Both the school system and the architect, their historical roles substantially changed with the introduction of new stakeholders, now must adjust to the additional owners and using groups whose criteria sometimes are at odds with the established school system.
Suggests ways that a school district can create a community school with shared use and costs by partnering with community organizations at the outset, when the need for a school is presented, rather than just opening certain areas of the school to community use after it is completed, and expecting widespread community support in return.
www.edfacilities.org /rl/community_use.cfm   (10461 words)

 NCEF Resource List: Disaster Preparedness and Response for Schools
School nurses should be trained in protection, detection, and treatment of victims of such events and in the command and control management techniques of the logistics of such a situation.
High-profile school violence cases and other national incidents, along with easy access to formulas for homemade bombs on the Internet, have contributed to the growth of bomb threats, suspicious devices, and homemade bombs in schools, on school grounds, and on school buses.
This learning module is designed to help school administrators and their law enforcement partners to preserve and enhance the educational mission in times of turmoil and prepare to effectively respond to a crisis.
www.edfacilities.org /rl/disaster.cfm   (10763 words)

 ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plan: Paying Attention to Technology: Writing Technology Autobiographies
Ask students to reflect on their original response in a second freewriting or journal entry, focusing on how their response would change as a result of the class list that was compiled and the personal list of technologies that they identified at the end of the session.
Explain that it’s is fine—indeed likely—that technologies will be repeated on the list as they are shifting their focus from all the technologies they have interacted with to those key interactions with the technologies that have shaped how they have become the technology users they are today.
Conclude the session by asking students what the lists and their stories reveal about the various groups that they are members of—their school, their family, their community, and so forth.
www.readwritethink.org /lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=325   (2326 words)

 Aspergers syndrome - aspergers syndrome research
During the school years, many are perceived as highly intelligent underachievers, clearly capable of massively outperforming their peers in their field of interest yet seemingly impossible to motivate to do regular day-to-day homework assignments (sometimes even in their areas of interest).
These can be severe, especially in childhood and adolescence; children with Asperger's syndrome are often the target of bullying at school because of their idiosyncratic behaviour, language, and interests, and because of their lower or delayed ability to perceive and respond in socially expected ways to non-verbal cues, particularly in situations of interpersonal conflict.
There is a controversial theory within science fiction fandom arguing that many of the distinctive traits of that subculture may be explained by the speculation that a significant portion thereof has Asperger's syndrome.
www.medicalgeo.com /Med-Diseases-Am---As/Aspergers-syndrome.html   (5453 words)

 Cambridge Public School District - Baldwin School Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Some fictional books, whose plots are based on individual’s rights and freedom’s are also featured in the display.
Everyone is welcome to come to the 4th floor to observe the display, and add to our list of fictional titles.
The Cambridge Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the provision of quality educational programs for all students.
www.cpsd.us /BAL/library.cfm   (480 words)

 Fictional Personal Journals Online Writing Arts
best-selling novel of the same name, centers on the fictional contentions that...
Brown guilty of defamation in ?Da Vinci Code?Winona Daily News, MN - 14 hours agoPicture this: An author writes a fictional account of the life of George Bush.
The marriage question is just one example of how a fictional book and movie...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Online_Writing/Journals/Personal/Fictional   (464 words)

 National Recording Registry - National Recording Preservation Board (Library of Congress)
Note: this is a national list and many of the items listed are housed in collections across the country.
This 1930 recording of the Modesto, Calif., High School Band is the only known recording made by a high school band participating in the National High School Band contests held between 1926 and 1934.
Limited edition high school band recordings were once common, produced as fundraising tools for school bands and treasured as souvenirs by band members.
www.loc.gov /rr/record/nrpb/nrpb-masterlist.html   (10903 words)

 Using Literature To Teach Geography in High Schools. ERIC Digest.
Yet, linkages between disciplines in the curriculum increasingly are being made, such as the connections of English to U.S. History courses in many high schools.
In a typical high school classroom, students' reading abilities can range from a fourth- or fifth-grade level to the equivalent of a college junior.
The writings of John Steinbeck have traditionally been a staple of high school English departments.
www.ericdigests.org /1996-4/high.htm   (1574 words)

 Diary of a Cartoon Girl - Schools LJ Listings
I haven't even had time to worry about what the "schools" listing is FOR on LiveJournal, but apparently Bill Higgins has convinced some kind person at LJ to add Transylvania Polygnostic University to the list.
There is a Sunnydale High School listed in Sunnydale, California, and a Sunnydale Hellmouth High School in the same town.
I really ought to point out that the link to add TPU to your Schools list can be followed from here.
kajafoglio.livejournal.com /42797.html   (1245 words)

 FAQs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Each year we receive a fictional case that we use in competitions against teams from other schools.
Mock Trial is an excellent activity for students interested in law school, students who enjoy public speaking, and students who enjoy acting.
for a list of the schools who participated in the 2002 National Tournament.
cas.bellarmine.edu /mocktrial/Links/frequently_asked_questions.htm   (162 words)

 Random Works of the Web » Blog Archive » List of fictional martial arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Many works of fiction such as movies and books often have characters that practise martial arts, usually they practise existing martial arts such as Judo or Aikido.
This is a list of such martial arts, sorted by the medium of the fictional work they appear in.
Hiten Mitsurugi Ryu is the fictional discipline of Kenjutsu of manga and anime hero, Himura Kenshin of Rurouni Kenshin.
random.dragonslife.org /list-of-fictional-martial-arts/340   (4691 words)

 France tells its schools to screen Schindlers List - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The French government has told schools and colleges to screen films such as Schindler's List, Sophie's Choice and The Pianist to combat growing anti-Semitism.
Of course, Swindlers Pi**ed is largely fictional, so perhaps a film about Waterloo, or Trafalgar.
Fat chance, our three have never heard of either battle (Battle; both sides shooting, not one side acting like sheep then spending eternity bleating), but are treated like lepers when they asked to be exempted from divali.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=124089   (788 words)

 Welcome to the PhotoForum Home Page
The list is not moderated and it depends on the good will and civility of its members to maintain a friendly and constructive atmosphere.
The list's membership includes photography instructors and students, amateur and professional photographers, as well as members of various photographic associations and educational institutions worldwide.
CORPORATE CONNECTIONS is a listing of corporations who are actively involved in photographic education or who have an interest in promoting photography and imaging in general and photographic education in particular.
www.rit.edu /~andpph/photoforum.html   (1233 words)

Joseph Duemer points out that "students" need to be on that list as well.
Formal emphasis was placed on the most ambitious class of science fiction and fantasy, but participants also included small press publishers, readers of contemporary poetry, and listeners to contemporary music.
The late career of "Ellery Queen" is an amiguous case: since the named author is a fictional character, the only thing that makes Sturgeon's, Davidson's, and Vance's volumes more "ghostwritten" is the relative openness of the secret.
www.pseudopodium.org /ht-20050515.html   (3877 words)

 Reason magazine -- December 2000, Feed His Head: Reason’s presidential reading list
Future generations will marvel at the credulity and sentimentality that paralyzed the normal operations of skepticism, so that the most outlandish accusations were enough to send people to prison or put them through terrible ordeals.
The president is not supposed to be the superintendent of schools, but he should have an understanding of what makes good schools good, why education reforms so seldom work, and what ideas permeate the education establishment.
As he struggles to appoint a justice who honors even the most controversial constitutional rights, the book’s fictional president, Kerry Kilcannon, is a splendid exemplar for any actual head of state.
www.reason.com /0012/fe.feed.html   (5435 words)

 No longer lost in translation - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Although this speech translation system is probably a decade away from commercial availability, it has the potential to topple the Tower of Babel by bridging the language divide between countries and cultures, said CMU computer science professor Alex Waibel, who directs the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies, or interACT.
"This is a bit science fiction, but it's clearly a vision we think is very exciting," Waibel said as he demonstrated a prototype of the translator during a videoconference viewed on the CMU campus in Oakland and at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany.
CMU computer science graduate student Stan Jou, 34, of Shadyside, stood before the audience yesterday morning with 11 tiny electrodes affixed to the muscles of his cheeks, neck and throat.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/trib/regional/s_388625.html   (782 words)

 Prehistoric Fiction
It was therefore virtually impossible for "prehistoric fiction" to arise until the ground was fertile enough to support it, at the end of the 19th century.
This displays a fairly dramatic "landscape." Juvenile prehistoric fiction might be said to have started in the 60s, with a fairly steady publication rate since then, and "adult" prehistoric fiction seems to have started in the 80s, and been growing at a much faster rate.
The fictional author struggles with the dilemma of presenting his impressions of the life of a being not quite human, but seen through the dream eyes and awake analysis of his modern descendant.
www.trussel.com /f_prehis.htm   (4832 words)

 Archive of fictional things   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
This is a (theoretically) all-encompassing list of fictional things created in the media.
Due to the length of this archive, some things have been listed in multiple places for ease of reference.
List of gay, lesbian, or bisexual figures in fiction and myth
www.info-pedia.net /about/archive_of_fictional_things   (324 words)

 Chicago Public Radio - Audio Library: Eight Forty-Eight
We discuss the Chicago Public School District's plans to transform city high schools, the status of magnet schools, and the upcoming tutoring deadline.
Chicago Public Schools students are returning to new classes, new policies, and in some cases, entirely new schools.
Uplift is one of the first schools in Chicago's Renaissance 2010 program, which aims to open 100 new schools by the year, 2010.
www.chicagopublicradio.org /audio_library/848_rasep05.asp   (5718 words)

 Famous Poems and Poets,
They clarify the ideas and connect them to other literary works.
If you have trouble, use the highlighted link or the URL under it for those working from a printed version.
List the URL where the answer can be found.
volweb.utk.edu /Schools/bedford/harrisms/2lesson.htm   (285 words)

 Index of fictional places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Planets in science fiction (see also list of aliens in fiction)
This chronologically-organized bibliography provides a list (sometimes descriptive, sometimes not) of Tolkien criticism up through 1984.
Target is supposed to carry a cover for this...
www.freeglossary.com /List_of_fictional_places   (294 words)

 Timothy McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Lists
Check out our T-shirts, which include (but are not limited to) the squid shirt, the "Hold still" shirt, and the "Baby, be of use" shirt.
This section will be updated as often as possible with several new lists at a time.
A List of Five Favorite Heresies of the Roman Catholic Church, Disguised in the Form of Unused Episode Titles for the Hit Situation Comedy Friends, and Their Dates
www.mcsweeneys.net /links/lists   (3770 words)

 The Forbes 400 - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Eli Broad built two corporate empires and a $4 billion fortune.
Now for a real challenge: fixing inner-city schools.
Joan and Melissa Rivers pick the most stylish of the mega-rich.
www.forbes.com /home/2003/09/17/rich400land.html   (631 words)

 math lessons - List of fictional Cambridge colleges
math lessons - List of fictional Cambridge colleges
A list of some of the fictional colleges of the University of Cambridge.
Fisher College - The Cambridge Murders by Dilwyn Rees, situated between real-life St John's College and Trinity College.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/List_of_fictional_Cambridge_colleges   (198 words)

 Doglinks- Leading you into NZ's Dog Web
-> list of breeders in NZ and Aussie
'Eight Below' is the fictional re-interpretation of the true events of the 1958 occurrence OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Family Dog: 16 Weeks to a Well-Mannered Dog-A Simple and Time-Proven Method (Hardcover)
www.doglinks.co.nz   (1129 words)

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