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Inside the JEA Engineering Academy at Atlantic Coast High School

Feb. 24, 2021 – “I think learning how to use Fusion 360 and being able to design your own tangible product is the coolest thing” says Tolu, a student at Atlantic Coast High School. Tolu is just one of about 50 students enrolled in the JEA Engineering Academy at Atlantic Coast High School. Started in […]

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Photo shows Dr. Sowell assisting a student with lab work.

Darnell-Cookman educator receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Aug. 6, 2020 –Ask Dr. Scott Sowell what he loves most about teaching, and he’ll tell you, “it’s that small moment to moment interaction between me, the student, and the science content.” The 26-year educator who teaches advanced placement environmental science at Darnell-Cookman School of the Medial Arts is a recipient of The Presidential Award […]

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Andrew Jackson only high school in state designated as “Microsoft Showcase School”

Oct. 1, 2019 – Tracolya Clinch’s philosophy is simple – embrace technology and improve student engagement. “I’m not afraid of technology,” said the Andrew Jackson principal. “Anytime you embrace technology in the classroom, you will improve engagement, and engagement is the key to learning.”  It’s that kind of forward thinking that’s putting Andrew Jackson High […]

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