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  • Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores

    Area districts see improved, steady ACT scores
    District-wide ACT scores went up for one Naperville-area school district and stayed flat for another. The class of 2014 from Naperville Unit District 203 recorded a composite scored of 25.1, up from 24.8 for the previous class, according to district...
  • Kaine visits NN Apprentice School

    Kaine visits NN Apprentice School
    An important part of the Hampton Roads economy rests on the shoulders of shipyard workers, and Sen. Tim Kaine says the government should make it easier for more people to get their hands dirty. He didn't hear any argument Wednesday during a tour of...
  • Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
  • Student suspended for writing he was going to kill dinosaur in assignment

    Student suspended for writing he was going to kill dinosaur in assignment
    A South Carolina student says he was suspended and later arrested after writing that he was going to get a gun and kill his neighbor's dinosaur in a class assignment, according to WCSC. During the first week of his freshman year of high school, 16-year-...
  • Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test

    Two Lyons Township students score 36 on ACT test
    Two students from Lyons Township High School earned the highest score possible on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced recently. Stephanie Lin, 17, of Burr Ridge, and Madeline Bernstein, 18, of La Grange, both...
  • 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...
  • Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

    Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]
    Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and...
  • Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones

    Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones
    Local officials on Wednesday announced a milestone -- $36 million in federal grants -- for an ambitious program to provide a full range of social and education services to students and their families in several neighborhoods. The effort is called...
  • 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 Cañada...
  • School's dual-language program helps inspire similar programs

    Weston's Eagle Point Elementary School has contributed to a trend taking off this fall at Broward County Public Schools. When the school implemented its dual-language, two-way immersion program last school year with the core subjects taught half in...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...