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  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Virginia Board of Education approves local testing guidelines

    The Virginia Board of Education recently approved guidelines for local school divisions to develop tests for subjects that have been eliminated from SOL tests. During the last session, the General Assembly eliminated several tests at the elementary...
  • Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh

    Henry Meacham Stanley Sr.: Teacher, inventor strove to make others laugh
    After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65. Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
  • Enfield Hosting Security Expert, Holding Public Hearing On Armed Guards Thursday

    ENFIELD – The town council and the board of education will host national security expert Michael Dorn Thursday night. Dorn will speak before a public hearing on the town's school security officer program. Dorn visited Enfield last year to...
  • In Southern Lehigh, another option emerges for Spanish Immersion Program

    In Southern Lehigh, another option emerges for Spanish Immersion Program
    The Southern Lehigh School Board has come up with an option for registering children in its Spanish-Immersion Program. Under the an idea suggested by Vice President William Lycett, registration would take place online, with parents completing multiple...
  • Report about achievement gap in District 97 is 'bittersweet'

    Report about achievement gap in District 97 is 'bittersweet'
    Oak Park Elementary School District 97 experiences an achievement gap that exists across the state and the nation, but unlike most districts, the gap isn't growing, according to a new report. "That's a bittersweet finding," said John Gatta, president of...
  • Elizabeth M. Solter, accomplished equestrian and teacher

    Elizabeth M. Solter, accomplished equestrian and teacher
    Elizabeth M. Solter, an accomplished equestrian and teacher who had been a member of the U.S. Equestrian Team and went on to a successful career as a rider, died Sept. 12 of breast cancer at Amberly Farms, her farm in Berlin, Worcester County. She was 47....
  • What makes good teaching in the 21st century?

    What makes good teaching in the 21st century?
    To the editor: Ken Futernick's three recommendations to combat teacher inefficiency are essential strategies toward improving the education of California's students. But there must first be a concerted effort to inform the public of just what good...
  • Palm Beach high school results and schedules

    Tyrek Cole has been suspended indefinitely from Miramar's football team. Patriots coach Matt Strout said Wednesday he couldn't comment on the star cornerback's suspension. Rivals.com, which first broke the news, reported Strout said Cole was suspended...
  • Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate

    Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate
    Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday. School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...
  • Converts to Judaism to celebrate Rosh Hashana

     Converts to Judaism to celebrate Rosh Hashana
    Teodora Burian is poised to celebrate the High Holidays as a self-described "newly minted Jew." The 50-year-old Skokie teacher grew up in Serbia, where religion was not forbidden but also not encouraged. Last year, after a lengthy spiritual quest, she...