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  • High-tech learning at Davie school

    High-tech learning at Davie school
    Eighth-graders in Nova Middle School's entrepreneurship program aren't only learning how to build a successful business, but also how to create Web-based applications to infuse into their plans. The technology component is being facilitated by 25 tablet...
  • Giving students a voice with the school board

    Giving students a voice with the school board
    McArthur High School senior Fernando Tolon is hoping to change the way fellow students look at the Broward County School Board and education policy. Tolon is serving as the student adviser to the school board for a one-year term. "I've always been...
  • Teen uses accident as motivation to help

    Teen uses accident as motivation to help
    Instead of focusing on the injuries she endured from a bad car accident, Alex Murray chooses to be grateful and appreciate the little things in life. "I try to appreciate that I got up, have a car, and get in my car by myself and drive to school and...
  • Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume

     Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 could strike for the first time in the district's history if they cannot reach agreement on a four-year contract. The teachers and board negotiators are slated to meet Thursday for a negotiation...
  • What Malloy Portends For Teachers

    The state teachers unions, the Connecticut Education Association and the Connecticut State Federation of Teachers, have endorsed Dannel Malloy for governor of Connecticut, which means that they are backing the following: 1. The possible pursuit of...
  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award

    Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award
    A Parkland School District teacher is a semifinalist for the Music Educator Award that will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Debra Reilly of Allentown, who teaches at Springhouse and Orefield middle schools and and is the district's middle...
  • CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships

    CPS grads can qualify for new city college scholarships
    Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman....
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Colo. school not alone in 'happy history' aims

    This is a tale of two countries. The first country was built on a radical new promise of human equality and a guarantee of the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That country made it possible for even those born in the humblest and...
  • Standardized tests: Is Florida getting what we're paying for?

    Earlier this year, the state of Florida signed a contract with the American Institutes for Research for $220 million to furnish us with rigorous standardized tests for the next six years. You must be wondering how amazing this test is to cost $220...
  • Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]

    Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]
    Now that Congress is back from its summer recess, members are considering a number of appropriation bills. Priorities are being weighed, and I hope — given our increasingly technological society — scientific research and science education...
  • Four Connecticut Schools Get National Blue Ribbon Honor

    Four Connecticut Schools Get National Blue Ribbon Honor
    Four Connecticut schools were designated as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing the achievement gaps. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan honored 287 public and 50 private...