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    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...
  • Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together

    Community: Burbank-Burroughs grads are happy together
    Setting aside crosstown rivalry, more than 200 graduates gathered in the Castaway's Starlight Room for the fourth annual JBHS/BHS (Burroughs and Burbank high schools) All-Class Reunion on Sept. 13. Terry Seymour, JBHS ’76, was chatting with John...
  • PB teachers union picks new president

    The Palm Beach County teachers union may finally have a new president and vice president. School psychologist Kathi Gundlach handily defeated former president Debra Wilhelm while middle school teacher William (Bill) Rizzo edged special needs teacher...
  • 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...
  • County OKs up to $20 million for new charter school

    County OKs up to $20 million for new charter school
    Palm Beach County Tuesday approved a $20 million financing deal for a new charter school, despite some commissioners' concerns that charter school companies siphon money away from other public schools. The County Commission voted in favor of allowing...
  • Broward schools plan magnet overhaul

    Broward schools plan magnet overhaul
    Five failing magnet schools soon may have new themes – or no themes at all – as the Broward School District looks for ways to improve student achievement. The School Board on Tuesday discussed a proposal to overhaul a few of the programs that...
  • Palm Beach schools won't opt out of testing

    Palm Beach schools won't opt out of testing
    Palm Beach School Board members hate high-stakes testing, but not enough to break the law. School Board members discussed a variety of options Wednesday they could take to oppose high-stakes testing, including holding parent meetings, lobbying...
  • 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...
  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...