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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Book club moms give him chapter and verse on parenting

    What's more important to a child's development: books or moms? Books, of course. But let's throw the moms a bone or two. They do a mostly decent job (quick, name someone who's influenced you more). And their love for reading is contagious —...
  • Mary Boger prepares to sign off

    Mary Boger prepares to sign off
    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...
  • 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...
  • Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes

    Learning Matters: Return to PTA emphasizes big changes
    Nearly 27 years have passed since our daughter started kindergarten at John Muir Elementary and I first served on the board of a PTA. The last time I held a PTA office was when our youngest was still in middle school, 10 years ago — until now....
  • Marie Parsons EllisMarch 1, 1919 - May 14, 2014

    Marie Parsons Ellis<br/>March 1, 1919 - May 14, 2014
    Marie Parsons Ellis, a 70 year resident of Burbank, died peacefully in her home on May 14, 2014, at the age of 95 with her friend Violet Mahoney at her side.  She was much loved and admired by her family, and will be dearly missed by all of us and by...
  • Forum on proposed charter academy draws hundreds

    About 200 people attended a special school board meeting Monday night at which about 40 people addressed school officials with concerns about the potential opening of a charter school later this year, with many of them fearing the school would focus on...
  • Learning Matters: VW Dads' Club gears up for 'Fathers' Follies'

    Learning Matters: VW Dads' Club gears up for 'Fathers' Follies'
    It's May, the month for celebrating Mother's Day, Teachers Appreciation Day and Classified Staff Appreciation Day. For many local PTA leaders, it's also the month for the California State PTA convention, when PTA representatives from many of our schools...
  • Voucher bill sent to Gov. Scott, as opponents continue to push for veto

    Voucher bill sent to Gov. Scott, as opponents continue to push for veto
    The Florida Legislature has sent Gov. Rick Scott the controversial bill that expands the state's largest school voucher program. Scott has 15 days to decide what to do with the bill (SB 850). A number of education advocacy groups, including the Florida...