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  • Beware of offers to refinance federal student loans

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - People with federal student loan debt now have a few options to lower their rates with private consolidation loans, but consumer advocates warn they could be giving up vital protections in doing so. Royal Bank of Scotland Group...
  • District 113 officials praise buildings project

    District 113 officials praise buildings project
    After an on-budget summer construction season, Township High School District 113 officials are giving themselves high marks on the $114 million buildings project approved in a 2013 referendum. The renovation and construction began last spring at...
  • District 230 approves budget

    District 230 approves budget
    Consolidated High School District 230 board members unanimously approved the district's $123 million budget, which will include security enhancements for the district's three schools. District officials singled out several projects funded by the new...
  • State's Largest Teachers Union Endorses Malloy

    State's Largest Teachers Union Endorses Malloy
    Saying that Republican Tom Foley would set "the state on a path to education disaster," the leadership of the state's largest teachers union offered a strong endorsement Monday of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. "Dan Malloy has increased education...
  • Newport News airport executive director pitches new Center of Aeronautics

    NEWPORT NEWS — Peninsula Airport Commission Executive Director Ken Spirito recently outlined a vision to Newport News School Board members for a new Center of Aeronautics in an effort to upgrade the current Aviation Academy at Denbigh High School....
  • L.A. County education officials seek to revoke group's charter

    The Los Angeles County Board of Education has notified a South Los Angeles charter school organization that it intends to revoke its charter after a state audit found that administrators funneled millions in state funds to the schools' founder and...
  • Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame

    Latest group of inductees take place in Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame
    BURBANK — There are those who say that Dyson Hamner is one of the best all-around athletes to ever come out of Burbank High. "Dyson Hamner was someone who could do just about everything," former Burbank coach and athletic director Dave Kemp said....
  • Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools

     Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools
    When incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich arrives in November, he becomes CEO of the nation's largest Roman Catholic school system, with more than 83,000 students and 244 schools — a giant leap from his first diocese in South Dakota, which has...
  • Teen's media choices have mom burning mad

    Teen's media choices have mom burning mad
    DEAR AMY: My daughter, "Maria," is obsessed with trashy fashion magazines (Latina, Glamour, Cosmo and Seventeen) -- even calling them her bibles. She brings them to high school and reads them in class when she is supposed to be paying attention to her...
  • Apodaca: Educators mining Minecraft for learning

    What if there was a way for students studying history to build a replica of Ancient Rome? Or for kids learning about California missions to forgo the sugar-cube models — projects that well-intentioned but misguided parents often take over anyway...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...