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  • Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added

    Glenbard students endure heat until A/C can be added
    Students and teachers at Glenbard East High School in Lombard got through high heat and humidity Monday by turning on fans and drawing the shades in some classrooms. "It was pretty nasty. The temperature in some of the classrooms was 97 or 98 degrees,"...
  • Orlando ballet ready to get "Uncorked"!

    Orlando ballet ready to get "Uncorked"!
    The event is titled “Uncorked!” and it’s a reference to looking behind the scenes, getting an inside glimpse of what it’s like to be the artistic director for a major arts entity like the Orlando Ballet. “You’re...
  • Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes

    Do sleepy teens need later school start times? Pediatricians say yes
    If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.  The American Academy of Pediatrics declared the chronic sleepiness of our nation's teenagers a public health...
  • Crack down on colleges for students, taxpayers: Editorial

    Crack down on colleges for students, taxpayers: Editorial
    Finally, federal regulators are getting tough on for-profit colleges. The reason is simple: Taxpayers and students have gotten gouged too often, and for too long, with too little to show in return. This month brought word that Corinthian Colleges Inc.,...
  • 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....
  • Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students

    Hartford Superintendent To Teachers: Be 'All-In' For Students
    HARTFORD — Addressing all the city's teachers for the first time Monday, Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called on them to be "all-in" for students — to be advocates and mentors to Hartford children and teens — while promising to...
  • Remembering a village feel in College Park

    Remembering a village feel in College Park
    Growing up in College Park, Bertie Hunt can remember her favorite place to go trick or treating on Halloween night – for a while, anyway. “We used to trick or treat around Lake Adair,” she said, adding that the beautiful luxury homes...
  • Osceola high school students still waiting for report cards

    Osceola high school students still waiting for report cards
    UPDATE 7/23: Report cards will be ready for pickup, beginning Thursday, except for Zenith School and Challenger Learning CEnter. High school students and recent graduates in Osceola County are still waiting for their final spring grades, even as Back to...
  • West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues

    West Coast waters still safe from radioactivity, but testing continues
    Remember all those headlines after the Fukushima reactor disaster in 2011? “The Coast Is Toast.” “Holy Fukushima – Radiation From Japan Is Already Killing North Americans.” “28 Signs That the West Coast Is Being...
  • 27 Palm Beach County elementary schools get a longer day

    27 Palm Beach County elementary schools get a longer day
    Students at 27 Palm Beach County elementary schools will be spending an extra hour in school each day, whether their parents like the idea or not. The schools — mostly in the eastern part of the county and in the Glades — are on the state'...
  • New program teaches students to think critically

    New program teaches students to think critically
    Many Florida students have mastered the art of answering questions on standardized exams. But can they write a lengthy research paper? Can they engage in a debate? Are they open to new perspectives and points of view? A new series of courses offered...