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  • 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...
  • Arundel community grants awarded from Maryland Live Casino gaming tax

    Arundel community grants awarded from Maryland Live Casino gaming tax
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman announced Wednesday that the Video Lottery Facility Local Development Council selected 12 recipients to receive a total of $249,344 in community grants, derived from the Maryland Live Casino gaming tax. The...
  • Plainfield school district to sell land to Avery YMCA

    Plainfield school district to sell land to Avery YMCA
    Plainfield school officials Monday agreed to do something they likely wouldn't have thought of just a few years ago — sell off land earmarked for a future school. School board members agreed to sell 10.3 acres to the C.W. Avery YMCA for $1...
  • Hampton City Schools administrator raises total $30,000

    Hampton City Schools administrator raises total $30,000
    HAMPTON — Several Hampton City Schools administrators quietly received about $30,000 in raises last month, according to documents received Tuesday by the Daily Press. The raises came after the school division made drastic cuts to balance its...
  • Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...
  • School chocolate milk debate goes on

    School chocolate milk debate goes on
    Removing chocolate milk from school cafeterias has been promoted over the last few years as a way to reduce the sugar kids consume and decried as a sure way to keep kids from getting the nutrients in milk. Both might be the case, researchers at...
  • Kids' living conditions outrage relatives, Orlando neighbors

    Kids' living conditions outrage relatives, Orlando neighbors
    Almost as soon as Yolander Lasane and her children moved into their Orlando home, neighbors knew something was terribly wrong. But the situation really deteriorated in the past year or so after Lasane lost her job and the 400-pound woman began...
  • Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year

    Glendale PTA: Ceremonies mark the end of the school year
    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...
  • Orange math teacher who decried 'toxic culture of education' running for school board

    Orange math teacher who decried 'toxic culture of education' running for school board
    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...
  • Renew sibling priority in magnets [Letter]

    Renew sibling priority in magnets [Letter]
    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...
  • In Megan Abbott's 'The Fever,' teen girls' panic is contagious

    In Megan Abbott's 'The Fever,' teen girls' panic is contagious
    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...