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  • Learning About Child Care

    Learning About Child Care
           Singing the alphabet and learning to count to 10 may seem like child's play, but it is actually part of a class offered at South Windsor High School.           The Leadership in Child Care class gives high school students the opportunity to teach...
  • Hamden Public Schools Open On Monday, Professional Day Postponed

    Hamden Public Schools will have a regular school day on Monday Jan. 31 instead of a scheduled professional development day according to the Hamden Public School website. The notice on the website says the recent snow-related cancellations along with...
  • Woman who admitted sex abuse on YouTube is sentenced to prison

    Woman who admitted sex abuse on YouTube is sentenced to prison
    A former Alhambra school administrator whose telephone confession to molesting a former student was uploaded to YouTube was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison. Andrea Michelle Cardosa, a former vice principal at Alhambra High School, pleaded...
  • Poll shows race for state schools chief could go either way

    Poll shows race for state schools chief could go either way
    The tightest race on today's ballot is the usually sleepy contest for state superintendent of public schools, a post without much power, in which the incumbent typically glides to a second term. This year, though, incumbent Tom Torlakson is in the fight...
  • Carroll County Career and Technology Center students showcase engineering projects

    The world felt blurry. Ryan Merle began seeing double as the over 100-degree heat index began to affect his body after playing three baseball games in a single day. As a middle-schooler, Merle had felt the adverse effects of heat exhaustion. And as a...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative
    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores

    Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores
    District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another. The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...
  • U.S. consumer bureau sues Corinthian, alleging predatory lending

    U.S. consumer bureau sues Corinthian, alleging predatory lending
    The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued Corinthian Colleges Inc. on Tuesday, alleging that the ailing Orange County for-profit college operator deceived tens of thousands of students through an "illegal predatory lending scheme." The...
  • New principal hired for Willard School in River Forest

    New principal hired for Willard School in River Forest
    River Forest Elementary School District 90 has hired a new principal for Willard Elementary School. Diane Wood, who is principal of North Barrington Elementary School, is scheduled to start at Willard July 15, District 90 announced in a news release....
  • Downers Grove parents protest large class sizes

     Downers Grove parents protest large class sizes
    Parents from Hillcrest Elementary School have complained that their children were placed in classrooms with too many students this year. Several parents told Grade School District 58 board members this week that they think Hillcrest's two first-grade...