# High schools
A Vital Step: New York Commits to Investing in Mental Health Services for High Schools
New York Governor Hochul has announced a significant investment in mental health services for public high schools, totaling over $108 million in grants. The aim is to bolster mental health support and provide faculty training in schools across the state. Hochul highlighted the importance of addressing the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns on students' social skills and test scores.
These Are the Best STEM Magnet High Schools in Chicago Area
Unveiling the Top-Rated STEM Magnet Schools in the Chicago Area for Exceptional Education and Student Opportunities. Chicago, known for its vibrant educational landscape, boasts several magnet schools that offer exceptional academic programs and enriching opportunities for students. Niche.com, a leading platform for school ratings and reviews, provides valuable insights into the best magnet schools in the Chicago area.
Here's What It Takes To Get Into The Highest-Ranked High School In New Jersey
Recently, I was reading NJ.com and realized that they ranked my old high school as the #1 in New Jersey according to test scores. For those not in the know, the school that ranked the highest is High Technology High School, from the Monmouth County Vocational School District group of schools.
New Jersey Commission Advocates for Expanded Dual Enrollment Opportunities for High School Students
Study Commission Calls for Greater Access to Dual Enrollment Programs Allowing High School Students to Earn College Credit. The New Jersey Dual Enrollment Study Commission has released a report advocating for broader access to dual enrollment programs, which allow high school students to earn college credit while still enrolled in high school. The Commission was established to study the expansion of dual enrollment programs and issue a framework for their expansion.
Harrison HS Winter Guard Captures First at Regional Event
The Harrison High School Winter Guard earned a first place finish in the Scholastic A division at the March 11 regional competition sponsored by the Southern Association of Performance Arts (SAPA). The event featured 60 performing high school and independent performing units from Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.
Multiple Gwinnett High School Squads Participating in Regional Winter Guard Event in Kennesaw on March 11
Winter Guard squads from several Gwinnett County high schools will be among 60 competing teams participating in the Southern Association of Performance Arts regional event to be held at Harrison High School in Kennesaw, GA, on March 11.
Two Cobb County High School Marching Bands Finish Atop Carolina Regional Competition
Two marching bands from Cobb County -- Harrison and Walton -- finished near the top of the Bands of America regional competition held at Wake Forest University this weekend. The Harrison Marching Band show, Midnight in Gotham, featured characters and graphics inspired by DC Comics, with music from Batman movies.Photo: Harrison Bands.
Michigan lawmakers introduce bill mandating personal finance education in high school
Michigan may become the latest state to mandate a financial literacy course for high school graduation. Michigan state House passed a bill mandating all high school students to take at least a half-credit financial literacy course before graduation. The bill is now before the state Senate.
Cobb's Largest Gathering of Musicians Happens March 17-19 at Lassiter High School
In perhaps the largest gathering of musicians in the county, more than 50 high school band groups from throughout Cobb County will perform over three days in the annual Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) program at Lassiter High School, March 17-19.