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  • Busted! Test-based teacher-evaluation program fingers the worst 8th grade math teacher in New York City (but don't worry, she's gone now)

     
    Education Week tells us about Carolyn Abbott: Her score on the Teacher Data Report, the New York City Department of Education’s effort to isolate a teacher’s contribution to her students’ performance on New York State’s math and...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Planchers rest their case after parents' emotional testimony

    Ereck Plancher trial: Planchers rest their case after parents' emotional testimony
    Gisele Plancher took a deep breath and began to read her son's handwritten message inside the last Mother's Day card he ever gave her. Her voice wavered as she told jurors that her son, Ereck, wrote, "I would like to personally thank you for raising me...
  • Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships

    Rabbi teaches how to grow from life's hardships
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Rabbi Jessica Spitalnick Brockman, associate rabbi at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Q: What's your particular area at the synagogue ? A: Social action, adult...
  • Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound

    Panama City Beach banking on spring break rebound
    Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April. "Now we are just waiting,"...
  • Colleges urged to screen more for depression

    Colleges urged to screen more for depression
    For many young people, the excitement of attending college is often followed by the stress brought on by new challenges. "There's definitely a lot of anxiety and homesickness that comes with going to college for the first time, especially when going to...
  • York, JCC rank high for health outcomes

    York, JCC rank high for health outcomes
    Residents in York and James City counties ranked among the top 10 for health outcomes in Virginia, according to a new report. York ranked fourth and James City County seventh in the County Health Rankings report released by the University of Wisconsin...
  • Verde Laguna: Be aware of your water usage

    As World Water Week winds down, I headed out with my wife for dinner to honor the UNICEF Tap Project as we have for the last three years, only to notice that no restaurants were participating (something I am committed to change next year). So we...
  • Manning Marable dies at 60; historian and author of forthcoming Malcolm X biography

    Manning Marable dies at 60; historian and author of forthcoming Malcolm X biography
    Manning Marable, an influential historian whose forthcoming biography of Malcolm X could revise perceptions of the slain civil rights leader, has died only days before the book described as his life's work was to be published. He was 60. ----------------...
  • L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method

    L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method
    In a dramatic turn for the country's second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified released school ratings based on a new approach that measures a school's success at raising student performance — the first in a series of high-stakes moves...
  • Lawrence S. Eagleburger dies at 80; former secretary of State

    Lawrence S. Eagleburger, the wisecracking, chain-smoking diplomat who charmed both Republicans and Democrats, handled tense assignments during the first Persian Gulf War and rose up the ranks to become secretary of State toward the end of President George...
  • The sky is the limit for Texas Christian University

    Texas Christian University is heading to it's first Rose Bowl. It will face off with the University of Wisconsin. The news sent fans on campus into a frenzy. Many believe the university's athletic performance will likely translate into increased...