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  • IB Academy Ranked Among Top Schools In U.S.

    EAST HARTFORD — The Daily Beast's 2014 list of top high schools in the country, released Wednesday, ranks the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy as number 49 out of more than 700 schools. CIBA ranked high enough to be included in a...
  • Whelchel puts focus right back on children

    She may have been the honoree, but former Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel put the emphasis right back on "the kids who fall through the cracks." "We have to change the laws and get other people to pay attention" to middle and high school students who...
  • Several Palm teams seem to seem to have the right pieces in place

    Several Palm teams seem to seem to have the right pieces in place
    Boynton Beach quarterback Lamar Jackson is convinced change will happen. Jackson, one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation, can recall past Tiger teams that lacked discipline. "This team is different," Jackson said. "We're positive unlike...
  • How to become a volunteer money mentor

    The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching. Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote...
  • Advent Lutheran School adds bleachers

    With hoopla from basketball dribblers and baton twirlers, Advent Lutheran School unveiled the bump-out in the gym, giving spectators 150 seats on new bleachers just in time for the new school year. The addition allowed the school to add permanent...
  • 'A Promising Strategy': Longer School Day Provides A Boost

    'A Promising Strategy': Longer School Day Provides A Boost
    Going back to school is bittersweet for even the most ardent young student, but some kids are happily returning to a school where the day is 100 minutes longer than usual. In fact, the attendance rate has climbed at Casimir Pulaski Elementary School...
  • Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today

    Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today
    Gov. Rick Scott is to hold a press conference in Miami today about students who are still learning English, joined by Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Miami-Dade County's superintendent. His office provided no details on the event, but the U.S....
  • Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'

    Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'
    In 1973, an article in The New York Times Magazine authored by Milton Friedman championed school choice and the use of vouchers by invoking a thought experiment. Subtitled "Selling School like Groceries," Friedman's article asked readers to consider a...
  • iPads now required for freshmen

    iPads now required for freshmen
    Glenbard District 87 officials are confident the use of new computer technology in the classroom this year will boost student learning as well as teacher effectiveness. All freshmen attending the district's four high schools are required to have an iPad...
  • RHAM volleyball prepares for the new season

    After another highly successful season in 2013, the RHAM varsity volleyball team lost several important players to graduation: Sarah Veilleux, Courtney Masna, Hannah Schmidt and Carly Balskus. The Sachems finished the 2013 season with an 18-0-0 record,...
  • Three incumbents win in Palm Beach County School Board race

    Three incumbents win in Palm Beach County School Board race
    Three incumbents will return to the Palm Beach County School Board, and they will be joined by a newcomer to be determined. School Board members Debra Robinson, Karen Brill and Marcia Andrews were all elected to another four-year term Tuesday. In...