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  • Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada...
  • Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]

    Confederate flag an emblem of Southern gentility, refinement [Letter]
    Michael Foucault, the French philosopher who wrote on asylums, hysterical administrators and irrational bureaucrats, allegedly asked his host when he visited America to show him a high school. After closely observing the structure of an American school,...
  • Graduation day and $300,000 in debt

    MINNEAPOLIS Ashley Hall remembers clicking "yes" on the loan application and, inexplicably, laughing. Maybe it's because the number seemed so surreal. Or because no one else in her family had done this before. But there she was, borrowing nearly $75,000....
  • Illness boosts call for shots

    At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
  • Steve Jobs limited kids' access to tech. Shouldn't we?

    Steve Jobs limited kids' access to tech. Shouldn't we?
    A major upside of sending my kids to an overcrowded, underfunded Chicago public school is the lack of technology in their classrooms. At back-to-school night last year, one parent asked my daughter's second-grade teacher, "Are there any plans to...
  • Aces High begins new FIRST robotics season

    Aces High, the local high school FIRST robotics team consisting of students from Windsor Locks and Suffield high schools, has a long history of teamwork and wins against other schools in competitions. The robotics program has been running strong for 20...
  • Marshall Tuck for state superintendent of public instruction

    Marshall Tuck for state superintendent of public instruction
    The two runoff candidates for the nonpartisan job of California's superintendent of public instruction are Democrats, but they have clearly differentiated viewpoints about public schools. Of the two, political newcomer Marshall Tuck is the one with the...
  • School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High

    School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High
    SIMSBURY — Simsbury High School senior Jack Falkner is hoping that the brightly painted blue-and-gold boulder at the school's front entrance will put a smile on the students' faces as they drive into school. The "Spirit Rock," which was donated by...
  • Nazareth Area's summer reading program a success

    Some students in the Nazareth Area School District just couldn't take a break from reading during the summer, making the district's first foray into a summer library workshop program a success. Each Tuesday in July, students were welcomed to Nazareth...
  • FAMU: Emerging from the haze: Front & Center

    Last week, Fabulous Coach Lines settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the parents of Robert Champion. The 26-year-old Florida A&M drum major was killed nearly three years ago in a hazing ritual on a company bus. The family's suit still hangs over the...
  • District 109 tackles food allergy emergencies

    District 109 tackles food allergy emergencies
    In response to an increase in serious food allergies among students, Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is strengthening procedures to prevent and respond to allergic reactions, officials said recently. Over the summer, a school committee...