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  @School provides online primary school education for learning on the internet
In the United Kingdom, the National Curriculum begins at the age of five, and primary schools are required to cover English, mathematics, history, geography, science, technology, physical education, music, and art.
In England and Wales, children start school at four or five years old, depending on the policy of the school and the local education authority, and spend seven years in primary schools before transferring to secondary school at the age of 11.
Discipline varies from one school to another, although, in general, young children are expected to respect school rules, such as lining up, tidying up after lessons, and undressing and dressing themselves for physical education classes, in an attempt to promote independence and resourcefulness.
www.atschool.co.uk   (850 words)

  UNESCO >> WebWorld | UNESCO/IFLA School Library Manifesto
School library services must be provided equally to all members of the school community, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, nationality, language, professional or social status.
Where the school library shares facilities and/or resources with another type of library, such as a public library, the unique aims of the school library must be acknowledged and maintained.
The school librarian is the professionally qualified staff member responsible for planning and managing the school library, supported by as adequate staffing as possible, working together with all members of the school community, and liaising with the public library and others.
www.unesco.org /webworld/libraries/manifestos/school_manifesto.html   (797 words)

  School - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A school might be simply an outdoor meeting spot where one teacher comes to instruct a few students, or, alternatively, a large campus consisting of hundreds of buildings and tens of thousands of students and educators.
This led to the term grammar school which in the United States is used informally to refer to a primary school but in the United Kingdom means a school that selects entrants on their ability or aptitude.
Schools and schoolchildren are frequently portrayed in fiction and the media, ranging from Harry Potter and Grange Hill to Battle Royale.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/School   (1553 words)

 School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Recently, however, the viability of the school has come into question, due to the parish's inability to sustain the very significant debt that would be associated with the sharp decline in enrollment that has developed since the end of the school year.
The primary reason for closing the school, as it has been presented to me, is that the enrollment has dropped from 212 students as of June 21, 2005 to only 84 registered as of August 4, 2005.
The new school was staffed by the Sisters of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallotine).
www.rc.net /providence/stbartholomew/school.html   (1138 words)

 children with DIABETES - Diabetes at School
Your School and Your Rights from the American Diabetes Association, which discusses the legal obligations of school systems under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, amended in 1991.
Diabetes, School and the Law is a three-page PDF taken from the ADA's Wizdom Kit.
Taking Diabetes to School is an excellent 15-minute video explaining diabetes in school, including the laws protecting children with diabetes at school.
www.childrenwithdiabetes.com /d_0q_000.htm   (1318 words)

 Cornell Law School
Study with world-renowned scholars at one of the finest American Law Schools.
Death Penalty Advocates Study Art of the Narrative Cornell Law School hosts “The Persuasion Institute".
Law School Expands Study Abroad Options New Exchange Program with Tel Aviv University is one of 20 overseas offerings.
www.lawschool.cornell.edu   (93 words)

 School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At school we are taught to read, write, and do some arithmetic, which is like math.
It looks like a wooden paddle with a paper attached to it with letters, numbers and maybe a verse from the bible on the paper, I am able to hold it in my hand so it is pretty small.
My poor sister Mary only stayed in school until she knew how to read the bible and keep track of our expenses.
library.thinkquest.org /J002611F/school.htm   (345 words)

 cbs2.com - School News
Eric Olsen, a former substitute teacher, who confessed to inappropriately touching six young students was sentenced to five years in prison.
School buses are statistically much safer than cars when it comes to commuting to and from school.
The first day of school can be both an exciting and stressful occasion for children and parents alike.
cbs2.com /school   (277 words)

 Minnesota Department of Education
STEP is a new kind of high school in a college setting, where students can explore hands-on careers, fulfill local, district academic requirements and are able to earn high school AND college credit at the same time.
Schools, teachers, students and parents can sign-up now. If you have any questions, please contact MDE's Stephanie Connolly.
Sponsored by the Hearst Foundation, this program awards two high school juniors or seniors a $5,000 scholarship and a week's expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. The application deadline is October 15, 2006.
education.state.mn.us /html/mde_home.htm   (727 words)

 School Vouchers News - Topix
Senators defeated attempts Wednesday to add private school vouchers to a bill that would allow students a chance to enroll in any public school regardless of attendance lines.
Since the voucher debate in Utah began, I have heard arguments that were poorly reasoned, that distorted the facts, that were pure emotion, that rewrote history or warped economics.
Jon Huntsman will be encouraged Friday in a private meeting to call a special legislative session to prohibit parents from receiving school vouchers until voters decide the fate of the program in a...
www.topix.net /education/school-vouchers   (822 words)

 What to Do if You Don't Like School
School is a fact of life and getting an education can help you build the kind of future life you want.
A kid who feels stressed about school might have headaches or stomachaches.
You might not like school because a bully is bothering you, or because a kid you don't like wants to hang around with you.
kidshealth.org /kid/feeling/school/hate_school.html   (732 words)

 School Discrimination - Advocacy & Legal Resources - American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association's goal is for children with diabetes to be medically safe while at school and at day care, and to have the same access to educational opportunities as other children.
The information provided in the links below are tools to make sure students, parents/guardians, and school personnel understand their responsibilities and have the knowledge to work out potential problems or misunderstandings ahead of time.
Training modules to be used by health care professionals to train school nurses and other school personnel in diabetes care tasks.
www.diabetes.org /advocacy-and-legalresources/discrimination/school.jsp   (251 words)

 Schooling, Education, and Literacy in Colonial America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Opened to women who were usually not allowed in grammar schools.
First private elementary schools and taught by women in their home.
Not widely thought of as important, but it is the main school for women.
alumni.cc.gettysburg.edu /~s330558/schooling.html   (140 words)

 School Report Cards: Find A School
In the "Search" box, enter either the name of a school, the name of a school district, or the zip code of a particular geographic area in Arizona to see a list of schools/districts within that zip code.
Note: If your search does not yield school data for SY 2000-2001, it probably means that the school's data has not yet been received by the Arizona Department of Education.
If your search does not yield school data for 2000, it probably means that the school's first year of operation was 2000-2001 (or the school's name may have changed between 2000 to 2001).
www.ade.az.gov /srcs/find_school.asp?rdoYear=2006   (335 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Clothing: Uniforms: School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Buckhead School Uniforms - Uniforms for students attending public, parochial and private schools that includes jumpers, slacks and shirts.
Harvey School Uniforms - School uniforms company specializing in public and private elementary, middle and high schools in New England.
School sweatshirts - School sweatshirts in many styles and colours and a complete range of schoolwear.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Clothing/Uniforms/School   (651 words)

 Stafford County Public Schools
The Stafford County School Board is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, or disability in employment or in the provision of services, programs, or activities.
PLEASE NOTE: Any e-mail sent to a member of the School Board, and/or employee of the school division, becomes a public document and is subject to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
This means that a copy of any such e-mail could be requested by any citizen, or any member of the media, is subject to disclosure, and could be reprinted and/or used in a public forum.
www.pen.k12.va.us /Div/Stafford   (220 words)

 What to Do if You Don't Like School
School is a fact of life and getting an education can help you build the kind of future life you want.
You might not like school because a bully is bothering you, or because a kid you don't like wants to hang around with you.
Your mom, dad, relative, teacher, or school counselor will be able to help you.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/feeling/school/hate_school.html   (732 words)

 Court justices wrestle with desegregation arguments - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In separate arguments involving school districts in Seattle and Louisville, justices referred repeatedly to a 2003 Supreme Court ruling that permitted the limited consideration of race to attain a diverse student body on the college level.
Madden drew a distinction between the Seattle school program and the subject of the court's 2003 decision, which narrowly approved the University of Michigan law school affirmative action admissions program.
The Bush administration has taken the side of the parents who are suing the school districts, much as it intervened on behalf of college and graduate students who challenged affirmative action policies before the Supreme Court in 2003.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/judicial/2006-12-04-scotus-school-race_x.htm   (674 words)

 Graduate School Directories - School Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the first role, school psychologists work with teachers and administrators to maximize the efficacy of their work when it comes to dealing with students and the educational institution in which they work.
In the second role, they work directly with students and often with their parents and teachers as well in order to provide psychological counseling when necessary, evaluate the effect of certain psychological traumas like the death of another student, and using standardized tests to evaluate the nature of a certain studentÕs academic abilities.
School psychologists are trained in both education and in psychology, and as such, they are generally highly motivated, caring individuals who work to make the educational experience as pleasant and as successful as possible for everyone involved.
www.gradschools.com /listings/menus/school_psych_menu.html   (319 words)

 ALA | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
"We hope school library media specialists will use this new toolkit to advocate for their rightful position among the school's teaching staff," said AASL President Cyndi Phillip.
Since the adoption of the strategic plan, AASL has launched several large projects that will contribute to the growth and strength of the school library media profession.
Homepage of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
www.ala.org /aasl   (254 words)

 Family Village School
Resources that have activities or curricula related to increasing the public's awareness of disabilities, especially school children.
Links to articles and organizations for parents who home school or who are considering home schooling for their child with special needs.
Large list of links to a variety of topics related to school to adult life transition for students with disabilities.
www.familyvillage.wisc.edu /school.htm   (329 words)

 School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our school has been in continuous operation since 1913, offering children the opportunity to grow in Christian knowledge and in the practical art of Christian living.
With our small class size, our teachers are able to give more individualized instruction to the students, expecially those who are experiencing difficulty as well as those who are more advanced.
Above all, our school is interested in instilling in our children the love and obedience that our Savior, Jesus Christ intended when he said, “teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”
www.stjohnswestland.org /html/school.html   (236 words)

 TABS: The Association of Boarding Schools
Pine Ridge School, VT The Piney Woods School, MS Pomfret School, CT Portsmouth Abbey School, RI Proctor Academy, NH Purnell School, NJ The Putney School, VT Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, GA Randolph-Macon Academy, VA The Rectory School, CT Ridley College, ON Canada
Stevenson School, CA Stoneleigh-Burnham School, MA The Stony Brook School, NY The Storm King School, NY Stuart Hall School, VA Subiaco Academy, AR Suffield Academy, CT Tabor Academy, MA The Taft School, CT Tallulah Falls School, GA TASIS, The American School in England, England
Offering detailed school descriptions, useful maps, and valuable contact information; the TABS Directory puts everything you need to start finding schools for your child, right at your fingertips.
www.schools.com   (612 words)

 Schools, High School, Public Schools, School District, Public High Schools - SchoolMatters
Schools, High School, Public Schools, School District, Public High Schools - SchoolMatters
A place for educators, researchers, and policymakers to access information about public schools.
Portions © 2007 Council of Chief State School Officers
www.schoolmatters.com   (125 words)

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