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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ritual of posting class lists ebbs in privacy age

    Ritual of posting class lists ebbs in privacy age
    Cutting short a late-summer water gun fight, fourth-grader Ray Longstreet pedaled his bike down South Cuyler Avenue as fast as he could, his friends tailing behind on skateboards. They wheeled into the entrance of Irving Elementary School and, after...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities. Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information

    Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information
    HAMPTON — The School Board met for the first time Wednesday evening since a series of town hall meetings regarding controversial pay raises given to school administrators. The meeting did not garner much attendance outside of board recognitions,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • HU administrators visit China ahead of exchange program

    Earlier this month two senior Hampton University administrators visited China as part of a group of historically black colleges and universities to promote cultural and academic exchange. HU Vice President Barbara Inman and Provost Pamela Hammond...