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  • Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...
  • Hinsdale D86 officials refuse to disclose cost of mailer

     Hinsdale D86 officials refuse to disclose cost of mailer
    Officials from Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are declining to disclose the amount of money spent to print and send a mailer promoting their view of contract negotiations with teachers. The two-page, two-sided newsletter was unveiled this week...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CHC, Inc. & Horizons-NCCS Provide Kids With Health & Wellness Education

    On Wednesday, July 16, staff members from Community Health Center Inc.'s (CHC) Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury locations hosted a health fair for students attending the Horizons Summer Enrichment Program at New Canaan Country School. The goals of the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network Hosts Multi-Media Boot Camp Week

    The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) Learning Lab will host a Multi-Media Journalist Boot Camp, Monday through Friday, Aug. 4-8. The unique program is designed for college media teachers, and will be led by award-winning instructors at CPBN'...
  • Loyola is requiring baseline concussion testing for every student

    Loyola is requiring baseline concussion testing for every student
    Loyola High School is taking concerns about concussions very seriously. The all-boys Catholic school has taken the unprecedented step of requiring all 1,270 of its students, whether they are athletes or not, to undergo baseline concussion testing....
  • George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board

     George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board
    Two candidates with different styles and viewpoints are vying to join the Los Angeles Unified school board, replacing longtime board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. Both of the candidates also hold different beliefs than did...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled — again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Pay raises for recent college grads far below average

    Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found. The study, released Monday, found that median earnings for recent...
  • Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks

    Teachers accuse Dist. 86 of stalling contract talks
    The teachers' union in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 is accusing the school board of dragging its heels in contract negotiations as the two remain far apart on salary increases. Mike Palmquist, a spokesman for the Hinsdale High School...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...