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  • Middletown School Board To Hire Teachers To Reduce Class Size

    MIDDLETOWN — The school board has authorized hiring up to five additional teachers to reduce elementary class sizes. Parents of students at the Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday to get another teacher for the first grade there, where 47...
  • Broward school bond plan shifts more money east

    Broward school bond plan shifts more money east
    Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum. A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...
  • PTA president charged with theft and forgery

    PTA president charged with theft and forgery
    An Arlington Heights woman has been charged with stealing money from a local parent-teacher group, police said Tuesday. Denise Hoppe, 48, was charged last week with theft and forgery, Arlington Heights Police Sgt. Joe Pinnello said. Both of the...
  • New Florida PTA talks about healthy children initiative

    Mindy Haas has been active in PTA since her daughters went to Whispering Pines Elementary School in West Boca. More than 20 years later, Haas has priorities as the new two-term president of the Florida PTA, with 1,400 local units and more than 300,000...
  • Cook's Corner: A new generation discovers Tex-Mex chicken casserole

    Q. I used to make one of your recipes all the time when my children were in elementary school and we were always having to take a dish to PTA potlucks. It was easy and everyone loved it a Tex-Mex thing with chicken. I remember it fed a bunch from a single...
  • Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell

    Mary Boger bids GUSD board farewell
    When Mary Boger adjourned the school board meeting Tuesday, she closed the chapter of her 12 years of service as a board member and many more years as a volunteer with the PTA. On Tuesday, many parents, teachers and district staff honored Boger during...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year

    More students, larger staff help roll in La Cañada school district's new year
    Nearly 4,100 students returned to La Cañada Unified campuses Tuesday as the district started what officials hope will be a robust and promising 2014-15 school year. Supt. Wendy Sinnette, speaking Monday evening at the last school board meeting of the...
  • New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say

     New school nutrition guidelines half-baked, critics say
    To Pamela Paulsen, school bake sales aren't about promoting obesity and peddling brownies to impressionable children. They're chances to teach kids about leadership skills, helping others and moderation. "I'd rather have them give back to society with...
  • Burbank school counselor program could be revived after a decade

    Burbank school officials this week considered reviving a position that hasn't existed for more than 10 years, but it would initially be funded by parents and not available to all schools. In the 1990s, guidance counselors served students across the...
  • Notes and notables

    A simple lesson The Hampton School Board continues to catch heck from all sides for giving more than $30,000 in administrative pay raises during a time of severe budget cuts. And there is a lesson to be learned here, because this whole controversy...