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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...
  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently. Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
  • Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored

    Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored
    Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award. Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume

     Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 could strike for the first time in the district's history if they cannot reach agreement on a four-year contract. The teachers and board negotiators are slated to meet Thursday for a negotiation...
  • District 214 administrator quits after 1 year

    District 214 administrator quits after 1 year
    A top-level administrator has left Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 one year after being hired to raise the district's profile. Jessica Thunberg, who was the director of community engagement and outreach since the department was...
  • Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones

    Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones
    Local officials on Wednesday announced a milestone -- $36 million in federal grants -- for an ambitious program to provide a full range of social and education services to students and their families in several neighborhoods. The effort is called...
  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014
    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • Wethersfield Teacher Of The Year Brings Creativity To Physical Education

    Wethersfield Teacher Of The Year Brings Creativity To Physical Education
    WETHERSFIELD -- When it comes to exercise, physical education teacher Kevin Kobelski strives to get his students thinking outside the box. Take dribbling a basketball. Kobelski wants his Highcrest Elementary School students to get creative. So he...