Pennsylvania Has 17 Of Newsweek's Best STEM High Schools In 2019
Five hundred schools have been named the nation’s best for science, technology, engineering and math.The Newsweek report, released earlier this month, shows Germantown Friends School in Pennsylvania is the state's top STEM school, with an overall score of 96.66 out of 100.
WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Citizens in the southwestern Minnesota town of Worthington are voting on whether to approve nearly $34 million in new borrowingfilled to overflowing in recent years by an influx of immigrants.
Voters in the Worthington-area school district have rejected five similar measures since 2013. Some residents say racism played a role in those defeats. But members of a group that helped sink previous bond proposals say their opposition is fiscal, not racial.
No. 13 Minnesota stays unbeaten by taking down No. 5 Penn State
Minnesota continued its surprising season as the 13th-ranked Golden Gophers beat No. 5 Penn State in a matchup of Big Ten unbeatens.But the Golden Gophers pulled another surprise during a surprising season that has the 13th-ranked team in the country at 9-0 with a 31-26 defeat of the Nittany Lions.
The last referendum, in February, failed by only 17 votes.
The vote in Worthington is one of over 70 referendums taking place in school districts across Minnesota on Tuesday, while many districts are electing school boards, and some 30 cities are holding municipal elections.
Facing lawsuit, DeVos erases student loans for 1,500 .
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday said she will forgive loans for more than 1,500 borrowers who attended a pair of for-profit colleges that shut down last year. © Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press/File 2019 Students who attended two for-profit colleges will have their federal loans canceled, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said. Students who attended the Art Institute of Colorado and the Illinois Institute of Art from Jan.