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  • Local fitness options

    Upcoming Get Fit DeLand Mayor Fitness Challenge: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 1; Kick off event for the ten week challenge. Sanborn Center, 751 S Alabama Ave, DeLand. Activities will vary from park to park and at Florida Hospital. For details, cost, and registration:...
  • Glendale Educational Foundation unveils new campaign

    The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs. In the decade the foundation has...
  • Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal

     Is that yogurt parfait on students' plates? Eating healthy is schools' goal
    During a typical lunch break at Newport Harbor High School, cups filled with celery, broccoli, jicama and red peppers sit in the cafeteria beside plastic containers packed with fresh fruit and yogurt. Teenagers file through the lunch line, piling...
  • In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority

    In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority
    Standing in the shadow of Allentown's Muhlenberg Elementary School, Tom Wolf promised Thursday to make education a priority if he's elected Pennsylvania's next governor. Wolf, the York County Democrat leading incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the polls,...
  • Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress

    Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress
    Last year, as a fifth-grader, Willow Lane Elementary School pupil Megan Goldman read about an increasingly popular way to help lonely and disaffected children: the buddy bench. It's a simple idea — a playground bench where children can sit to...
  • John Deasy's future

     John Deasy's future
    It would be a great loss to the students of Los Angeles Unified School District if Supt. John Deasy left his job or were fired, especially if the enormous and welcome sense of urgency he brings to education left with him. Deasy's leadership over the...
  • Waukegan teachers strike after contract talks break down

    Waukegan teachers strike after contract talks break down
    About 17,000 students have no classes today in Waukegan School District 60 after teachers went on strike this morning. Negotiations broke down overnight and are at a standstill over issues of salary, health benefits and employee working conditions,...
  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • Giving residents a little boost

    GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census. Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group. "That means...
  • Report about achievement gap in District 97 is 'bittersweet'

    Report about achievement gap in District 97 is 'bittersweet'
    Oak Park Elementary School District 97 experiences an achievement gap that exists across the state and the nation, but unlike most districts, the gap isn't growing, according to a new report. "That's a bittersweet finding," said John Gatta, president of...
  • School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish

    School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish
    Oak Park Elementary School District 97 students in third through fifth grades soon will begin using Rosetta Stone software as another tool to learn Spanish at home and in the classroom. At a meeting on Tuesday, school board members voted unanimously...