| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Two Central Florida state lawmakers and the Orange County Council of PTA's plan a press conference this afternoon in opposition to the voucher bill that hit Gov. Rick Scott's desk last week. Like other opponents, the two Democratic lawmakers and the PTA...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Superintendent Sarah Jerome leaves Arlington Heights School District 25 proud of her successes and aware of the strong criticism of her eight-year tenure.
"I believe I gave the best I knew how to give," she said. "For those (critics), I really do hope...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:47 AM
Josh Katz, the Orange County teacher whose video-taped speech on the "toxic culture of education" drew thousands of viewers, plans to run for the Orange County School Board. Katz, a University High School teacher, kicked off his campaign this afternoon...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:48 PM
As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Gov. Rick Scott today signed a controversial bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program, which provides tuition vouchers students in low-income families can use to attend private schools.
The program is popular among school choice...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Baltimore County Board of Education needs to restore sibling priority for kindergarten admission to magnet elementary schools. While the intentions of revoking sibling priority may have been good, the impact on Baltimore County families and on the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Teen girls are treated with a surprising amount of dismissal and contempt, considering how many of us have been them at one time or another. It's widely understood that to compare a grown person to a teenage girl is an insult with specific connotations of...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Sandra H. French
Occupation: Retired Educator
Education: A.B. Mulhenberg College, English major with Education and Spanish minors
Postgraduate work at Loyola College, 30 credits in English and Education
Master's Equivalent Certificate:...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:38 PM
With the focus on concussions in young athletes intensifying across the nation, the White House on Wednesday unveiled a raft of initiatives aimed at preventing mild traumatic brain injury and improving its diagnosis and treatment in children.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages.
Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...