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Adam Ruff meets with Google’s John Kelley on Portfolio Day. Photos by Jo Mathis. Adam Ruff wants to go into something computer-related once he gets out of college in a few years. So naturally he was psyched to talk to a Google sales manager during …

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Bill Van Loo says PLTW has been a great experience this year. Photos by Jo Mathis. By Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor Time after time, A2STEAM at Northside parents have told Bill Van Loo they wish project-based education had been around when they were …

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“It is certainly a far cry from some of the budgets that we’ve had to work on in the past where we’ve had 10, 15, 18 million dollars to try to find in the budget, I think that the general feeling is that it’s very positive, but cautious,” School Board President Deb Mexicotte says describing the 2015-16 budget plan.

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Sam Stern is a social studies teacher at Pathways to Success.    Photo by Jo Mathis. Sam Stern was born, raised and has continued to pursue his education in Ann Arbor. Stern began teaching in Ann Arbor Public Schools after earning a bachelor’s degree in …

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The Ann Arbor Open Makers’ Fair showcasing projects that Ann Arbor Open students have made was a big success, according to Pete Pasque and Allyson Flaster, coordinators of the event. The Makers’ Fair is held to showcase and celebrate creativity through making and creation of all …

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“I love it when my students get the “ah-ha” moment. Sometimes it happens quickly and sometimes it is a long process but in the end, every time it’s worth the effort,” says Pattengill fifth grade teacher Marie Embry.

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With 73 percent support, voters last week approved Ann Arbor Public Schools $33 million dollar bond proposal. The Board of Education has now authorized the sale of the first series of bonds.

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Thirteen years ago, Liam Scott was a struggling Community High School freshman who could find no reason to get up in the morning and get to school. He was socially anxious, depressed, and much preferred the excitement and distraction of video games to sitting in …

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Skyline English teacher Allen Porter and science teacher Dusti Vincent follow along with Just Dance. Photos by Jo Mathis. Gabriella Porter attended the event with her father, Allen,  and enjoyed playing with a Sphero robotic ball..   – Jo Mathis AAPS District News Editor For …

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