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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...
  • To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say

    To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say
    Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers. “It is very difficult to reverse the...
  • District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled

    District 303 bullying suit dismissed, but complaint expected to be refiled
    A lawsuit filed by a former St. Charles East High School student who alleged District 303 officials did nothing to stop fellow drill team members from repeatedly bullying her was dismissed by a judge last week. On Thursday, Kane County Circuit Court...
  • Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll

    Emanuel allies release results of anti-Lewis push poll
    Democrats For Education Reform, a pro-charter schools organization aligned with Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released the results of a poll that asked this  question: The current teacher's contract with Chicago Public Schools expires after the school year,...
  • Language classes important

         A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...
  • BayPort opens 4 student-run credit union branches

    BayPort opens 4 student-run credit union branches
    BayPort Credit Union went beyond traditional teen banking when it opened four student-run branches in Peninsula high schools this year. When classes resumed for the school year, BayPort counters staffed by students in York, Heritage, Kecoughtan and...
  • 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...