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  • A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country
    WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country.
  • LTHS considers cutting class rank

    LTHS considers cutting class rank
    A Lyons Township High School District 204 task force is weighing the value of class rankings after a community council suggested eliminating them. The district's Community Advisory Council submitted concerns about how rankings affect college admissions,...

    Why I Want To Give Up Teaching

    Why I Want To Give Up Teaching
    Surrounded by piles of student work to grade, lessons to plan and laundry to do, I have but one hope for the new year: that the Common Core State Standards, their related Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing and the new teacher evaluation...

    The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it

    "The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...

    District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel

     District 113 scores 4 used diesel school buses to save on fuel
    After starting the District 113 Board of Education meeting Monday with a moment of silence for student Rohan Malempati, who died Feb. 19 from illness, members approved the purchase of four used school buses, pushing aside a question of the wisdom of...