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  • Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy

    Slater Museum Helps Learning At Norwich Free Academy
    Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus.  The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
  • Students In South Windsor Come Together In Sports Program

    Students In South Windsor Come Together In Sports Program
                The students at South Windsor High School are coming together in a unique way.              Unified Sports is program that allows upperclassmen to assist special needs students in athletics.  Together, they play many sports such as soccer and...
  • South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive

    South Windsor Students Help Collect For Food Drive
      Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season. Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
  • D.A. says no charges warranted over L.A. schools' iPad contract

    D.A. says no charges warranted over L.A. schools' iPad contract
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has reviewed an internal L.A. school district report on its iPad contract and concluded that criminal charges are not warranted. The report, which has not been released publicly, raises issues about...
  • Transfers show community colleges' rising reputation

    Transfers show community colleges' rising reputation
    Sichen Hernandez-Martinez is the type of undergraduate who is increasingly in demand at four-year colleges: She had been a community college honors student, a member of campus government and was active in school clubs. After three years at Chaffey...
  • Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline

    Acceptance rates at elite U.S. colleges decline
    Throughout the arduous college application process, Brown University was on the top of Madeline Anderson's wish list. So when the Long Beach high school senior received a rejection from the Ivy League campus, she was disappointed but also knew she had...
  • California students feel UC admission squeeze

    California students feel UC admission squeeze
    California high school seniors faced a tougher time winning a freshman spot at most of the UC campuses for the fall, with their chances at UCLA and UC Berkeley now fewer than one in five, according to a report released Friday. Six of UC's nine...
  • Art Center College of Design students showcase their work

    Art Center College of Design students showcase their work
    Jonathan Lee stood by the large prints of Ein Liz, a female action figure he'd spent the better part of a year creating. The Art Center College of Design senior hoped his pieces would catch the eye of one of the hundreds of possible employers who would...
  • Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'

    Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'
    A California congresswoman has announced plans to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. In an appearance at UC Berkeley last week, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Hillsborough)...
  • Insurance premium subsidy boosted superintendent's pay to $772,457

    Insurance premium subsidy boosted superintendent's pay to $772,457
    An embattled South Bay school district leader, under investigation for his high compensation, now has a new issue to deal with: insurance premiums that should have been counted as taxable income, but were not. The Centinela Valley Union High School...
  • Probes target Centinela Valley school district superintendent's pay

    Probes target Centinela Valley school district superintendent's pay
    County, state and federal authorities are investigating the compensation of a South Bay school district superintendent who received nearly $675,000 last year, far more than the leaders of much larger systems. The FBI and the Los Angeles County...