| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
MARTUR, India Sister Gracy Vailapally tries to keep secret the HIV status of the children she serves.
But often she fails.
"We won't tell that the child is positive," she said. "But somehow from the local people, they know."
A case in point: an 11-...
| Aug 6, 2014
She is Broward County Principal of the year for 2013-2014, but Camille Pontillo has no intentions of resting on her laurels.
"It was awesome to be honored, but you hit the ground running the next day as you did the day before," said Pontillo, Sunrise...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:40 PM
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,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Newport-Mesa Unified School District board member Vicki Snell says she doesn't like politics.
Still, after holding a seat on the board for roughly five months, she's throwing her hat into the race in an attempt to continue to represent the Estancia High...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Sandy Russell recently hung up her hat as Glendale Unified's PTA Council president, a role she's had the past two years overseeing 26 PTA units in Glendale.
In June, she announced that parents across Glendale this year had contributed more than 100,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
When Mary Boger adjourns her last Glendale Unified board meeting on Aug. 12, she will leave behind a legacy more than 30 years in the making.
The longtime school board member announced she’d leave with eight months short of her last term, saying an...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:16 PM
HAMPTON — Teachers, parents and elected officials gathered for an emotional and at times boisterous meeting to discuss controversial pay raises received by school administrators.
The forum, held at City Hall and hosted by the Hampton PTA,...