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  • Don't be so quick to judge schools

    Regarding Daniel Vasquez's Sept. 8 Short Take, "Shaming student makes no sense": Don't be so harsh on the schools since it is not at all easy to be a teacher or administrator. Come on. When you say, "this poor girl will be a source of ridicule," no...
  • 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...
  • Data can't divine a college's worth: Front Burner

    For many years, rankings have been a go-to source for families immersed in the college-selection process. After all, they offer a quick and easy glance, a way to compare data on hundreds of colleges in a single pass. They offer a way to bypass using...
  • Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools

    Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools
    To prepare for a future with fewer printed textbooks, Orange County schools tested seven electronic devices last year by giving one to each student at seven schools. And so far, the Lenovo ThinkPad is in the lead. The laptop, which has been in use at...
  • 'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park

    'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park
    Dozens converged on Lincoln Park in Burbank Saturday for an afternoon of bending acrobatics and the words of William Shakespeare. Many crowded on blankets or sat comfortably in chairs for a live performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," preceded by...
  • FAMU: Emerging from the haze: Front & Center

    Last week, Fabulous Coach Lines settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the parents of Robert Champion. The 26-year-old Florida A&M drum major was killed nearly three years ago in a hazing ritual on a company bus. The family's suit still hangs over the...
  • Keppel show choir back in business

    Keppel show choir back in business
    Members of Glendale's youngest show choir at Mark Keppel Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School — who made a name for themselves during a major competition last year — are preparing again for a full slate of musical performances. Under the...
  • School candy sales true cost -- obesity: My Word

    Orange County Public Schools proudly displays several health awards on the district's Food & Nutrition Services webpage. And as a public-school parent for 16 years, I can attest that the district has taken commendable steps away from the obesogenic...
  • Wedded: Michelle Reilly and Zack Nunn

    Wedded: Michelle Reilly and Zack Nunn
    Date: July 12 Her story: Michelle Reilly, 31, grew up in New Market in Frederick County. She is a family and consumer sciences teacher for Howard County Public Schools. A former Ravens cheerleader, Michelle performed with the team from 2001 to 2004. Her...
  • Gender-neutral restrooms the right step: My Word

    What if you hesitated to use the restrooms at work or on campus because you didn't look like the gender figure on the sign, and your anatomy didn't match the gender on the other sign? Thanks to the hard work of Seminole State College's faculty, staff...
  • Boots in Africa, pledge and Winston apology: Letters

    Boots in Africa, pledge and Winston apology: Letters
    I have been waiting for six years for President Obama to make a statement that was clear, concise, and understandable. He has finally made one: "no boots on the ground in Iraq." I understood it, our remaining allies understand it, and our enemies...