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  • Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford

    Best Buddies: Students Helping Students In North Branford
                Over the past few years, North Branford High School has had several new groups formed.  One group formed at this school was Best Buddies.  Best Buddies is a social group that gets high school students who are mentally and physically disabled...
  • Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy

    Silent Sustained Reading Program at Sport and Medical Sciences Academy
    Sustained silent reading, also known as “SSR,” is a program that every student, teacher and administrator at SMSA takes part in. The SSR program has been adopted to promote reading for enjoyment and as a life skill. Three times a week, ...
  • Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain

    Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
    Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown. The county is planning to spend $2 billion to rebuild the Men's Central...
  • LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation

     LAX Flight Path museum finds itself up for possible relocation
    As they seek to resolve the fate of the aviation-themed Proud Bird restaurant, Los Angeles airport officials are raising the ire of supporters of another LAX institution: the Flight Path Learning Center and Museum, visited by thousands of people annually....
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Collections work for university museums

    Collections work for university museums
    There's a conventional view among the lay public about art museums in university settings. That view, says Louise Lincoln, director of the DePaul Art Museum at Chicago's DePaul University, holds that art museums are reserved solely for the nation's...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • Service is becoming a big part of learning

    Service is becoming a big part of learning
    Earning a college degree is no longer a matter of just attending classes writing reports and taking exams. Increasingly, service learning and community engagement are part of the mix as well. Ways to serve and learn At River Forest's Dominican...
  • Data analysis continues to grow in universities and job market

    Do you wonder how businesses know your buying habits or your driving record? They mine for data. Data mining is sifting through large volumes of information that could not otherwise be done manually, explains Bamshad Mobasher, professor in the school of...