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  • Rewards for good report cards? Most parents say yes (even more kids agree)

     
    I'm sort of ambivalent about the whole rewards-for-good-grades thing, but a solid majority of parents say kids should get one for the other. At least that's what an online poll by TheMint.org — a site run by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation to...
  • School reading: Mary Cappello on 'See Spot Run'

     
    Inspired by an exhibit in Philadelphia's Mütter Museum of pins, teeth, toys and more, Mary Cappello's next book is "Swallow: Foreign Bodies, Their Ingestion, Inspiration and the Curious Doctor Who Extracted Them." The book, which comes out in December,...
  • District 128 students overall rank higher than state on test scores

     
    Vernon Hills and Libertyville students at Community High School District 128 overall have ranked higher than the state average on test scores. According to the …...
  • District 36 test scores provide roadmap for improvement

     
    Winnetka School District 36’s annual school report card shows high marks. Student performance on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test far outpaces the state average and …...
  • Despite high scores, District 200 misses targets

     
    Wheaton Warrenville District 200 failed to meet adequate yearly progress as required by the No Child Left Behind Act. Margo Sorrick, assistant superintendent for educational …...
  • Update: ‘Failing’ grade forces improvements

     
    After failing to meet academic achievement benchmarks for a fourth consecutive year, Glenbrook High School District 225 must submit to a state-selected plan to improve, …...
  • A farewell to stuff

     
    Nearly two years ago, Dalia van den Boogaard of Mission Viejo, Calif. sent me an essay she'd written about the jangle of emotions she'd felt when numerous family heirlooms and other possessions were destroyed by floodwaters that poured into her......
  • Conference USA Roundup: East Carolina pulls off last-second win over Tulsa, SMU falls at Texas Tech

     
    Conference USA Roundup: East Carolina pulls off last-second win over Tulsa, SMU falls at Texas Tech...
  • Year end play days a bad thing?And whose fault?

     
      Some Seminole parents are complaining, too, about year end play days in Seminole elementary schools. In a post yesterday, fellow blogger Denise Marie Balona raised questions about the practice in her daughter's Volusia County school, and several par...
  • Fat Score

    Fat Score
    As If It Didn`t Suck To Be The Fat Kid In School Already... The Growing Trend Of Printing A Student`s BMI, Or Body Mass Index, On Report Cards Is Now A Common Policy In The United States And In Countries Like Malaysia. 16 States In The U.S. Measure...
  • City Life: Time for overdue thank yous

    At Saturday night's Tchaikovsky Spectacular at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Pacific Symphony Orchestra Music Director Carl St. Clair received a proclamation from the Orange County Board of Supervisors for his 20 years of conducting the...