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  • Story Submission Guidelines

    Video Up to 90 seconds Name it School - Title (Anywhere High School - Can Drive For Veterans) Include supers with name and title No copyrighted music or photos Upload: YouTube – Send Mail for username and password OR SchoolTube -Send Mail for...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • 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...
  • Private college advisers expand their reach in South Florida

    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions helpers, such as essay editors, test prep specialists and application consultants. The...
  • Monday: Has public school testing gone too far?

    Monday: Has public school testing gone too far?
            There will be end of course exams for kindergarten students in South Florida this year.  Anybody think the standardized testing craze has gone too far? Yes, you need accountability. No, you don’t need a test every day. Students are...
  • Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids

    Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids
    I don’t have kids, so I’m on unstable turf here — but I live near an elementary school and see them meandering down the sidewalk with their backpacks, doing what kids do. They kick pebbles, study a bug they’ve never seen, sniff the...
  • Gender-neutral restrooms the right step: My Word

    What if you hesitated to use the restrooms at work or on campus because you didn't look like the gender figure on the sign, and your anatomy didn't match the gender on the other sign? Thanks to the hard work of Seminole State College's faculty, staff...
  • Boots in Africa, pledge and Winston apology: Letters

    Boots in Africa, pledge and Winston apology: Letters
    I have been waiting for six years for President Obama to make a statement that was clear, concise, and understandable. He has finally made one: "no boots on the ground in Iraq." I understood it, our remaining allies understand it, and our enemies...
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    Difference in pledge, prayer Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
  • Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]

    Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]
    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • Testing, testing, 1-2-3- . . . 1,500?

    The zombie-fication of Florida students continues, unabated. Testing, testing, testing. It sounds like you are taking a sound check. We have end-of-course tests. We have middle-of-course tests. We have do-you-want-to-take-this-course tests. We have...