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  • Edna R. Jones September 27, 1924 - February 2, 2014

    Edna R. Jones   September 27, 1924 - February 2, 2014
    St. George, UT - Edna R. Jones, age 89, passed away on February 2, 2014 in St. George, Utah. She was born on September 27, 1924, in Salt Lake City, Utah to James and Edna Sullivan. She attended local schools graduating from East High School. She met and...
  • Voucher bill slated for Senate vote as education advocacy groups urge defeat

    Voucher bill slated for Senate vote as education advocacy groups urge defeat
    A bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship program -- which provides kids from low-income families scholarship vouchers they use to attend private school -- likely will get a vote today in the Florida Senate. A collection of advocacy groups,...
  • 'Ballots continued to pour in on the Columbia Opinion Poll' [History Matters]

    March 1965 Public weighs in on Columbia In a article related to the new town of Columbia: "Ballots continued to pour in on the Columbia Opinion Poll with the largest response in any survey conducted for this paper, 80 percent of the ballots were now...
  • Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods is right for Columbia's future [Letter]

    Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods is right for Columbia's future [Letter]
    In February, the Columbia Association took the bold move to endorse the Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods and to create the Inner Arbor Trust, Inc., setting in motion the creation of an iconic arts and culture park in Symphony Woods ("CA vows to keep...
  • Letter: Parents should have more input

    At the end of the year we bid adieu to Bobbie Kavanaugh, a principal who welcomed our son with open arms to McKinley Elementary School. Kavanaugh is an old-school principal. She treats us like family and knows the needs of our son do not always fit with...
  • Balto. Co. should have a hybrid school board [Editorial]

    Balto. Co. should have a hybrid school board  [Editorial]
    When debate over changing the composition of Baltimore County's school board last gained traction in the General Assembly, parents had a long list of grievances against then-Superintendent Joe A. Hairston and a board rightly viewed as overly deferential...
  • Govans Elementary may become a charter school

    Govans Elementary may become a charter school
    Over the public address system at Govans Elementary School, fourth-graders Karon Tarlton and Michael Smith had the honor of making the morning announcements March 14, including a quote from Walt Disney: "All our dreams can come true if we have the courage...
  • Cyber-tech guru offers valuable tips

    Cyber technology is changing so fast it's almost impossible for parents to monitor. In the past, parents knew the world in which their children were growing up and could guide and protect them accordingly. This is no longer assured since the landscape...
  • Opinion split on students' expulsion

    Students and parents gave the school board mixed marks Wednesday after it decided to remove 11 students from Corona del Mar High School for allegedly hacking into the school computer system and enhancing their grades. Some said the kids should be...
  • Margaret B. Engelke November 7, 1922 - January 18, 2014

    Margaret B. Engelke November 7, 1922 - January 18, 2014
    Margaret B. Engelke, passed away suddenly on January 18, 2014, with her loving family by her side. She was 91 years old. Margaret, or “Peggy“ as she was lovingly called, was born on November 7, 1922, in Burbank, California to George and...
  • Letter: LCF's good schools are due to residents

    Everyone knows our property values here in La Cañada Flintridge are much higher than in Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, Eagle Rock and even the so-called Sagebrush area in our own city. Of course, this is because of the reputation of the La Cañada Unified...