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  • 'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis

    'How to Get Away With Murder' keeps spotlight on Viola Davis
    Many things have changed about television lately, but murder still makes the world go 'round. An astonishing variety of characters, environments and scenarios can be wrapped around the sturdy framework of a crime/legal procedural and coaxed into bloom....
  • Illing Middle School promotes peace in memory of teacher

    Illing Middle School promotes peace in memory of teacher
    Manchester, CT's Illing Middle School hosted a Pinwheels for Peace event on Sept. 22. The event promoted world peace and was in honor of the late teacher Tim Lewis. On Sept. 22, Illing Middle School hosted its 4th Annual Pinwheels for Peace event. The...
  • Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]

    Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]
    Now that Congress is back from its summer recess, members are considering a number of appropriation bills. Priorities are being weighed, and I hope — given our increasingly technological society — scientific research and science education...
  • Information Sessions Set On Manchester School Referendum

    Information Sessions Set On Manchester School Referendum
    MANCHESTER — School Superintendent Matthew Geary has scheduled eight information sessions in October on the upcoming school building and renovation referendum. On Nov. 4, voters will be asked to approve or reject $84.2 million in bonds. With state...
  • Schools staying on top in science

    Although schools are shifting away from California Standards Tests to new Common Core standards in math and English language arts, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 are still getting CST scores in science. For the second year in a row, 97% of La CaƱada...
  • How to Limit Student Debt

    How to Limit Student Debt
    Frightened by reports of college grads being crushed by student loans? Protect yourself by limiting how much you borrow. -- Choose a school that fits into the family budget. That doesn't mean sacrificing quality. Check out Kiplinger's Best College Values...
  • Big turnout for first Newport-Mesa State of the Schools breakfast

    Big turnout for first Newport-Mesa State of the Schools breakfast
    Linen-draped tables packed with fresh fruit, pastries and eggs filled the gymnasium at Corona del Mar High School Wednesday morning for the district's first State of the Schools breakfast. More than 200 parents, district employees and city officials...
  • Getting ready for kindergarten

    Getting ready for kindergarten
    Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
  • Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative

    Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative
    MASCOTTE — Nationally recognized educator Ron Clark jumped on tables, rapped about presidents and danced around the room — not typical behavior for teachers. Clark was demonstrating creative teaching methods to staffers from three of the...
  • Publicly shaming high school student for wearing short skirt bad idea

    I say yes to strict dress codes in high schools. I say yes to encouraging students to dress appropriately in public. But I say no to public shaming. Period. The staff and leaders at a Florida school, on the third day of the school year, shamed a new...
  • It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?

    It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?
    Now South Florida charters schools are dropping two at a time. Listen, if your child attends a new charter school, I wouldn’t blink. The whole thing could be gone in an instant, leaving you to suddenly come up with Plan B. Fast. On Monday, as...