| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Dear Mr. Dad. A few weeks ago you wrote that parents shouldn't try to force kids to eat their vegetables because it could backfire. I see the logic in having only healthy foods around the house and letting the kids decide how much they want to eat. But...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Students with special needs in Community Consolidated School District 15 and District 211 soon will be participating in a theater program that is both entertaining and therapeutic.
Special Gifts Theatre will bring its musical theater experience to the...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
HAMPTON — Tyshawn Spencer was eager to show off his new iPad Wednesday.
The 13-year-old 8th grader at Lindsay Middle School uses the device to do homework and research assignments in class. He has "apps" for a notebook, a calculator, and a place...
| Oct 3, 2014
At the school year's first PTA Coffee Break meeting, Laguna Beach Unified School District Superintendent Sherine Smith, along with principals and administrators, explained how the district is preparing students for the rapidly changing world.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of Utah schools could end up graded D or F.
Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, what happened in Utah could...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:52 PM
When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator.
Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
For Glencoe resident Maxine Retsky, ordering a school lunch each day from the Little Red Hen meant knowing her 12-year-old son Jeremy would get his favorite food, with the added bonus of supporting a mom and pop business in her hometown.
But this fall,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The City Council is considering a raft of changes that would affect how — and when — voters choose City Council and school board members and how those candidates are treated when they choose to appear on the ballot.
The council is asking for...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
A resident of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness.
Of the 16 who applied for the...
| Oct 2, 2014
Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:33 PM
A number of Elmhurst schools will observe International Walk and Roll to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 8 with before-class activities and recognition for students who arrive on foot or on human-powered wheels, whether those are bikes, skate boards or...