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  • 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...
  • District 214 administrator quits after 1 year

    District 214 administrator quits after 1 year
    A top-level administrator has left Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 one year after being hired to raise the district's profile. Jessica Thunberg, who was the director of community engagement and outreach since the department was...
  • Hancock High may get selective enrollment status

    A high school near Midway Airport will likely become the city's 11th selective enrollment high school next year and the first on the Southwest Side, Chicago Public Schools officials said Wednesday. Officials said the decision to transform John Hancock...
  • TV Land Orders Comedies 'Impastor' and 'Teachers' to Series

    TV Land has given series orders to two single-camera comedies -- "Impastor" and "Teachers" -- that are more offbeat than the cablers' past original skeins. Both series have 10-episode orders and are targeted to premiere next year. "Impastor" revoles...
  • Portable lights OKd for Kaiser Elementary

    Despite neighborhood opposition, temporary lights will illuminate the field behind Kaiser Elementary in Costa Mesa beginning this month. The city Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday to place six portable...
  • Poquoson school kids to release butterflies at $43,700 'outdoor classroom'

    Poquoson school kids to release butterflies at $43,700 'outdoor classroom'
    POQUOSON — Poquoson Elementary School kids are learning about the life cycle of monarch butterflies, how to identify their sex and the name of their bodily fluids all before releasing them into the wild at their "outdoor classroom." "Did you...
  • Newport News airport executive director pitches new Center of Aeronautics

    NEWPORT NEWS — Peninsula Airport Commission Executive Director Ken Spirito recently outlined a vision to Newport News School Board members for a new Center of Aeronautics in an effort to upgrade the current Aviation Academy at Denbigh High School....
  • Andrew senior appreciates life more after stroke

    Andrew senior appreciates life more after stroke
    It isn't every day that a high school science class ends in hugs and inspiration. But on Friday Sept. 26, Andrew senior Rachel Castro stood before her peers in Julie Johnson's classroom and spoke about the stroke she suffered four months ago. By the...
  • Car show and Fall Festival attract crowds

    More than 60 cars, from the early days of the automobile to the present, entered the Knights of Columbus Council #50's annual car show on Saturday, Sept. 27. "We weren't anticipating this many," said Mike Dumont, a member of the group. "Last year we only...
  • Teachers brace for another heat wave and too-hot classrooms

    Teachers across Newport-Mesa Unified are preparing for the return of sweltering temperatures this week, while the district struggles to find a short-term way to keep students and employees cool in classrooms that lack air conditioning. The National...
  • EHHS nursery school provides practical childcare and teaching experience

    There's a decades-old program at East Hartford High School that benefits both teenagers and toddlers in town. East Hartford High's nursery school program offers children ages 3 through 5 a safe, nurturing environment in which to learn social skills...