| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:38 AM
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The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Cañada Unified school board election is crowded: Eight candidates are vying for three open seats, with some of the candidates choosing to run their campaigns on shoestring...
| Nov 4, 2013
With Illinois public schools on the cusp of becoming "majority minority," suburban districts that were once overwhelmingly white are adjusting to their rising Latino enrollment with changes in curriculum and culture.
The newly released 2013 Illinois...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Open a box in your attic and inhale the musty scent of Martika and Paula Abdul tapes mixed with a stack of Judy Blume paperbacks. Maybe you remember the taste of Slush Puppies and corn dogs.
Or, you can walk into Semoran Skateway in Casselberry and...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:53 AM
In response to Bryna Zumer's Oct. 30 article in The Aegis regarding the second School Budget Input Session, I would like to provide the entire context of my comments.
As you can see from my comments, at no time did I ask for funding for the construction...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:31 AM
An attorney for the Irvine father who is accused of helping his wife set up a PTA volunteer in a fake drug bust said Monday that the man was used like a puppet by his wife and had no idea he was helping frame someone.
Kent Easter, 40, is accused of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Karen Almond was re-elected Tuesday as chairman of the Seminole County School Board. Tina Calderone was elected vice chairman.
Almond, who was elected to the board in 2010, was a long time school volunteer and PTA member prior to her election.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Cancellation of the Naval Academy's football game against the Air Force Academy on Saturday due to the federal government shutdown could mean fewer field trips and enrichment programs for some Annapolis school children.
The PTA at Germantown...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to enhance educational opportunities for District 204 students, hired a former school board president as its first executive director.
Former Indian Prairie...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:25 PM
By the dozens, Hollifield Station Elementary students darted along a pair of 1/16th-mile ovals on the school's lower field, high-fiving teachers with each completed lap.
Along the periphery stood parents and members of the school's PTA, all agreeing...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Dundalk's high school deteriorated during the past two decades just as the community's once-bustling steel mill declined. From the school's top floor, you could see the Key Bridge and the detritus of a shuttered industrial past.
Inside, the school...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:21 PM
For 8-year-old Elise Krone of Wilmette, a tough morning in the third grade is quickly banished by a trip to Central School's very own secret garden.
"The garden always makes me cheer up," said Elise, who spent a recent morning leading a visitor around...