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  • 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...
  • Hampton School Superintendent addresses NAACP on equity raises

    Hampton School Superintendent addresses NAACP on equity raises
    HAMPTON — Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette explained Monday for the second time in less than a week controversial raises received by several school division administrators at a forum hosted by the NAACP. The civil rights...
  • 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...
  • Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional

    Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional
    Florida's largest school-voucher program is unconstitutional because it redirects taxpayer money to religious schools and creates a separate system of state-funded schools, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Tallahassee by the teachers union and...
  • Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board

     Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board
    Another in a series of occasional stories profiling the school board candidates. Ketta Brown has spent many years being involved in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The mother of three children who attended or attend district schools is...
  • Parents filled in on Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected if the Sagebrush area of La CaƱada is transferred to that city's school district. During a PTA meeting on Tuesday at Mountain Avenue Elementary,...
  • Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean Sytko was...
  • 'Straight outta Compton' and into Princeton

    'Straight outta Compton' and into Princeton
    Did you hear about the Compton student who graduated from high school at the top of his class last May and starts school this fall at Princeton with a full scholarship? Probably not. That's not the kind of news out of Compton that gets much attention....