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  • Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag

    Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
    HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state...
  • 14 elementaries designated STEM schools

    The following elementary schools — Astatula, Cypress Ridge, Eustis Heights, Grassy Lake, Groveland, Lost Lake, Round Lake Elementary Conversion Charter, Sawgrass Bay, Seminole Springs, Sorrento, Tavares, Treadway, Triangle and Umatilla —...
  • Why not redesign summer?

    During a recent summer school visit, while children built simple machines out of Dixie Cups and straws, I heard a teacher tell her students "redesign your project, don't be afraid to rebuild it." When it comes to education reform in Virginia, maybe we...
  • District 365U academic performance heading in 'right direction'

    District 365U academic performance heading in 'right direction'
    Valley View School District 365U students' academic progress is headed in an encouraging direction, but there is work that remains to be done, according to a presentation by district officials at the Aug. 11 board meeting. "What this data tells us is we...
  • Educators, parents and students prepare for first day of school

    With less than a week to go before the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, teachers and administrators have recently been going in and out of the Salem School. Classrooms are being decorated and preparations finalized for the new year. The local...
  • Colchester schools embrace new theme of community engagement

    Engagement is the theme for the new academic year, according to Colchester Superintendent of Schools Jeffry P. Mathieu. The theme is meant to encourage the schools to work together as a community among students, parents, staff and townspeople. After a...
  • Bacon Academy principal resigns

    Bacon Academy Principal Mark Ambruso has resigned his job in Colchester to take a position at Windham Technical High School in Willimantic. The school is part of the network of technical high schools operated by the State of Connecticut. "Mark has been a...
  • California high school seniors beat national averages on ACT exams

    California high school seniors outperformed their peers nationally in all categories of the ACT college entrance exam this year, according to data released Wednesday. Nearly a third of 2014 high school seniors in California took the ACT. With a...
  • More students take ACT, achievement lags

    California high school seniors outperformed their peers nationally in all categories of the ACT exam this year, according to data released Wednesday. Nearly a third of 2014 high school seniors in California took the ACT. With a maximum possible score of...
  • Bigger pool opens at Buffalo Grove High

    Bigger pool opens at Buffalo Grove High
    Even before school started, students got to swim in the new, larger pool at Buffalo Grove High School during a dedication to showcase the $11 million project. "We grew out of the old pool," said Ted Birren, director of operations for Township High...
  • Poquoson High to test drive 'Bring Your Own Device' program

    POQUOSON — Poquoson City Public Schools is considering a program that allows students to bring their personal devices including cellphones, tables or computers, to school. Amy Colley, assistant superintendent, discussed the new initiative the...