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  • Rand Paul says U.S. intervention made Islamic State stronger

    Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that the United States’ intervention in the Middle East has made the Islamic State militant group stronger, and that he voted this week against arming Syrian rebels because he fears the weapons would end up in the hands of...
  • Glendale students' exit exam scores decline

    Glendale students' exit exam scores decline
    A lower percentage of Glendale students passed the California High School Exit Exam during the 2013-14 school year compared to the year before, according to data state officials released Friday. During the most recent academic year, 93% of Glendale...
  • Mobile dental unit gets more money

    Mobile dental unit gets more money
    Lehigh Valley Health Network has received a $375,000 grant that should keep a lot of people smiling. The funding, which will pay operating expenses for Lehigh Valley Hospital's Miles of Smiles mobile dental clinic, was announced Friday by hospital and...
  • Allentown approves new high school: Professional Career Institute

    Allentown approves new high school: Professional Career Institute
    The Allentown School District has entered into a five-year contract with a nonprofit organization to create a career-focused high school that aims to reduce the high school dropout rate, increase the graduation rate and improve attendance. The board...
  • Salisbury's Apple techs will earn money from other districts

    Salisbury's Apple techs will earn money from other districts
    Salisbury Township School District plans to help fund its ramped-up program outfitting all 1,600 students with Apple computers by putting its company-certified techs to work for schools outside the district. Four years ago, Salisbury got computers for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida court shuts down diploma mill business at request of federal regulators

    WASHINGTON A U.S. District Court in Florida on Friday shut down a diploma mill business that federal regulators say earned more than $11 million selling fake high school diplomas online. The court's order, which came in response to a lawsuit filed by the...
  • District 225 sets tentative dates for enrollment talks

    District 225 sets tentative dates for enrollment talks
    Glenbrook High School District 225 officials have set tentative dates for further discussion on a growing enrollment gap between Glenbrook South High School and Glenbrook North High School. Glenbrook South in Glenview is projected to reach its maximum...
  • Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
    As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....
  • Salisbury High School seeks new assistant principal

    Salisbury Township School District accepted the resignation of Salisbury High School assistant principal William Dovico during Tuesday's board meeting. Dovico's resignation is effective Sept. 26. Mary Agnew, a social studies teacher, will leave the...