Benjamin Banneker

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Name: Benjamin Banneker
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Friends of Montpelier sponsor history session for home-schooled students [South Laurel/Montpelier]

The Friends of Montpelier, a volunteer organization with the mission of supporting the preservation and use of Montpelier Mansion, will hold several sponsored events this season, beginning with Home School Day: Metal Heads – The Iron Industry in Laurel, ... [Published Explore Howard - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

What's In a Name?: Revealing the Facts and Myths About D.C.'s Street System

By | Curbed DC  –[Map via Flickr user Leeann Cafferata ]Most people in D.C. know the basics of the city's street system : numbers, letters, quadrants and sometimes confusing diagonals and circles. Once you get outside of the original part of the city, ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

THE (08-22-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

Rap-reggae singer Beenie Man is 41 today.*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic ... [Published EURweb - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mole's Cool News Roundup 19

Below is a roundup of news, politics science, and humor. I hope you enjoy.Unemployment has kicked in. It helps, but isn't enough. One extra, small source of income is people buying   through my Amazon Affiliate store . If you are doing any Amazon shopping, ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

BACK TO SCHOOL: Challenges for Milford School District as students get back to class

Beyond the challenge of leaving summer days behind, students, educators and administrators are facing a few challenges as students head back to class on Aug. 25.From changes in state standards to handling the aftermath of a failed referendum, Milford ... [Published Milford Beacon - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Local retiree in documentary on sharecropper life [West Friendship]

Charles Jackson, of West Friendship, a retired U.S. Customs inspector, along with his sister Shirley Jackson, of Cambridge , were among those honored during a tribute at the Banneker Historic Park and Museum in Oella on July 26.The Jackson siblings are ... [Published Howard County Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Place for reflection

When the Rev. Robert Roethe­meyer looks across Concordia Theological Seminary’s campus, he sees little clumps of four or five trees, sometimes of the same species, amid a broad lawn.He calls them “sacred groves,” and indeed, he says, that was how they ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ticketbuster: D.C. police operate speed camera in Maryland

This is the view heading westbound into Washington, D.C. The official border crosses the "Welcome to Washington, D.C." sign, then continues across the street between the stop line and the crosswalk. The result is the intersection is in Washington, D.C., ... [Published WTOP - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Part 2: How one New Orleans neighborhood worked to reopen its school -- and lost

In Part 1 of this story, Hollygrove leadeIn retrospect, there were signs that the Recovery School District's commitment to the Hollygrove neighborhood was weakening. In the fall of 2010, about six months after Superintendent Paul Vallas agreed to install ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers moving into new school get help from volunteers

When students at one New Orleans school return for the school year they will be on a new Uptown campus. This week dozens of volunteers are helping teachers there get ready in time.As KIPP Believe Primary students wrap up their summer vacations, Entergy ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Thoughts on the Run: Thinking worthless without knowledge

"In order to think, you have to know some things to think about." This little message used to be one of the weekly signs on the front of my class podium when I taught history at Encinal High School. It stressed the importance of learning as much as one ... [Published Alameda Times Star - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Charter school moving to new location in Willingboro

WILLINGBORO — The Benjamin Banneker Preparatory Charter School will be changing locations for the 2014-15 school year.Since 2012, the school has operated out of the Good Shepherd Methodist Church annex on Buckingham Drive. The lease there is set to expire ... [Published Burlington County Times - Jul 27 2014]

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Friends of Montpelier sponsor history session f... [Published Explore Howard - Aug 27 2014]
What's In a Name?: Revealing the Facts and Myth... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 22 2014]
THE (08-22-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board [Published EURweb - Aug 22 2014]
Mole's Cool News Roundup 19 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 21 2014]
BACK TO SCHOOL: Challenges for Milford School D... [Published Milford Beacon - Aug 20 2014]
Local retiree in documentary on sharecropper li... [Published Howard County Times - Aug 14 2014]
Place for reflection [Published Journal-Gazette - Aug 10 2014]
Ticketbuster: D.C. police operate speed camera ... [Published WTOP - Aug 05 2014]
Teachers moving into new school get help from v... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 01 2014]
Part 2: How one New Orleans neighborhood worked... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 01 2014]
Thoughts on the Run: Thinking worthless without... [Published Alameda Times Star - Jul 31 2014]
Charter school moving to new location in Willin... [Published Burlington County Times - Jul 27 2014]
Klass Apps Inc. Announces Dr. Benjamin F. Chavi... [Published PRWeb - Jul 11 2014]
The NOLA Experiment Forges Ahead [Published Right Thinking - Jun 02 2014]
A thinker and a storyteller, Thomas wows students [Published News Leader - Feb 10 2014]
African Americans to “Declare Empathy” with Dal... [Published PRWeb - Dec 31 2013]
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The NOLA Experiment Forges Ahead [Published Right Thinking - Jun 02 2014]
Hmm : Benjamin Banneker Elementary closed Wednesday as New Orleans’s Recovery School District permanently shuttered its last five traditional public schools this week. With the start of the next school year, the Recovery School District will be the ...
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