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493School Punishes Honor Student For Coming To Drunk Friend's Aid

Teen was cleared by police, but not clear of the district's zero tolerance policy

We hope by the time kids are teens, they've learned to do what is right. A high school in Massachusetts is more interested in district policy than good intentions after a student tried to help her friend in need.

14849-mpg Mater Dei high school ecocar wins DIY prize from AutoZone

When you build a car that can go from San Francisco to Seattle on a single gallon of gas with a few drops to spare, you're going to get some attention, even if you're from a high school in Indiana.

AddHigh schooler electrifies Honda S2000

Any old codger wondering if our future's in good hands should check out what Juan Ehringeras is doing with his Honda S2000. The high school senior is rebuilding the two-seater as an all-electric vehicle, and seems to be having fun with the process, according to Motor Authority.

AddShell Eco-marathon

An Oil Company Spends Big To Teach Students To Use Less

AddShell Eco-marathon 2013: Notes from Day 1, will 2,545 mpg be beat?

The Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 kicked off in Houston, TX this morning with a twist on the usual: Ladies and gentlemen, start your fuel-efficient engines. The area around Discovery Green was buzzing with high school and college students, all here with one mission: go as far as possible on as little fuel as possible. Last year, the winning team in the internal combustion category got 2,564.8 miles per gallon. That's quite an increase since the first Eco-marathon back in 1939, when the winner

AddKansas City teens convert VW Karmann Ghia into all-electric, zero-emission beauty

Some kids from the Show Me State are certainly showing us how it's done with this converted, all-electric Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. In this case, a group of at-risk teens converted one of the classic VW compacts to all-electric power. It was unveiled at the Kansas City International Autoshow last week.

140Should governments be allowed to ban drop-outs from getting licensed? [w/poll]

Passing your high school courses and passing your driver's license test are two very different things. Though they're independent of each other now, lawmakers in some states are trying to tie the two together. Certain states are examining legislation that would bar high school drop-outs from getting a driver's license.

AddSweet - a fuel cell hot rod made by high schoolers

Ponaganset High School teacher Ross "Mad Dog" McCurdy must have the coolest science class ever. He has taught students about fuel cells for four years and the class project is turning a replica of the 1923 Model T into a fuel cell vehicle. The car is already converted to run on batteries.

9GM seeks next great car designer in Detroit high schools

In March General Motors partnered with the College for Creative Studies and began visiting 15 Detroit area public high schools to seek out and encourage the next generation of car designers coming up the ranks. Seasoned car designers from GM's Design Center and students from CSS provided instruction to the students who were charged with designing a vehicle for the 17-25 year-old crowd. The 50 lucky students chosen for the program, which is called "You Make a Difference," were invited to also par

AddHigh School students head to model hydrogen fuel cell car challenge this weekend

The Department of Energy and GM are coordinating a weekend’s worth of competition for high school students from across the country. The National Science Bowl (NSB) features all the tense competition of the question and answer science bowl sessions and al the excitement of a car race (see photo, and always remember that science is a blast).

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