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  • Board revokes approval of charter school

    The Burbank Unified school board on Thursday revoked its approval of Giligia Charter Academy, citing the failure of petitioners to secure a school site by the deadline or provide a thorough updated budget, as well as what some school board members...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late

    Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late
    For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten — and even pre-K — is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults. That's the warning of a growing statewide effort to...
  • Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details

    Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details
    Township High School District 214 is still finalizing part of its teachers' contract nearly two months after approving a five-year deal to beat a state pension reform deadline. The holdup is due to a clause on voluntary retirement, according to Erin...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: A tragic loss for AIDS advocacy, research
    AIDS researchers and advocates are used to dealing with death, they say, but that hasn't made the last 48 hours any easier. An estimated 12,000 scientists, medical workers, advocates and policymakers are traveling to the 20th International AIDS...
  • Children learn the story of Hula

    Dozens of children and their parents learned the history of the dance known as Hula and enjoyed several performances of different styles from Hawaii, New Zealand and Tahiti at a July 8 mini-workshop at the Mary Cheney Library in Manchester. The workshop...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers

    Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers
    AVON — A student production this weekend of the musical, "Rent: School Edition," which chronicles the stuggles of young musicians and artists in New York City, will be dedicated to the memory of the AIDS researchers who died when a Malaysian...
  • Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School

    Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School
      Q. As a school principal, what do you spend most of your day doing? The majority of my day is spent being a instructional leader. I spend time looking for ways to improve the teaching and learning at my school. I thoroughly enjoy meeting with...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • READER SUBMITTED:

    Elmer Thienes-Mary Hall Elementary School in Marlborough will open on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. School hours are: Grades 1-6 are 8:35-3:05 p.m. Morning Kindergarten - 8:35-11:20 a.m. Afternoon Kindergarten - 12:20-3:05 p.m. Morning Pre-school - 8:50-11:...