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  • Report finds flaws in Broward special ed services

    Many special needs students in Broward County must endure long bus rides to schools with large classes and poorly trained teachers, according to a School District-commissioned report. The 456-page review details numerous weaknesses with the district's...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY CEDAR CREST COLLEGE, 100 College Drive, Allentown, will partner with Future Stars Day Camp to offer four day-camps: Dance, week of July 14; Design and Technical Theatre, week of July 21; CSI, week of July 28; and Acting and Improvisation,...
  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late
    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities. But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...
  • Maker Movement takes hold of region

    Maker Movement takes hold of region
    The guys at North Street Labs love a challenge, whether it's making an 800-bag, 6-story Doritos vending machine activated by Tweets from above a concert stage or a metal tree sculpture equipped with sensors to translate motion into sounds. "I used to...
  • Fab 15 recruiting: Josh Sweat goes from unknown to prospect reminiscent of Clowney in one season

    Fab 15 recruiting: Josh Sweat goes from unknown to prospect reminiscent of Clowney in one season
    Josh Sweat's days as a man of mystery on area high school football fields didn't last long. He was destined to be noticed. Sweat opened last season on ESPNU in Oscar Smith High's 42-2 win against Lake Taylor as an imposing unknown towering on the edge...
  • For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, playing football adds up

    For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, playing football adds up
    Every time John Urschel has found himself at a crossroads, his mother has nudged him toward a life of academia. Every time, football's pull proved stronger. During his college recruitment, she urged him to forsake high-level college football for an...
  • Scott, Crist duke it out over education records

    Scott, Crist duke it out over education records
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's two leading candidates for governor are administering a high-stakes test of their own to voters this summer: Call it a pop quiz on who cut more classroom dollars. In a bombardment of television ads, Republican Gov. Rick...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • Private summer schools prompt debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools prompt debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La CaƱada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks

    LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged that he was molested by a onetime Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they...