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  • Hands-on exploration

    As plastic-hulled, solar-powered crafts swirled in circles, children in the Ocean Explorers Camp laughed and cheered their vessels on to the finish line. The race was part of a week-long summer camp for seventh- and eighth-graders at the Museum of...
  • Keep them in class [Editorial]

    Keep them in class  [Editorial]
    It's heartening that Baltimore City's new schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, has made limiting the number of out-of-school suspensions for the system's youngest children a priority in his first weeks on the job. In doing so he has sent a strong signal to...
  • Broward tech centers are county's new colleges

    Broward tech centers are county's new colleges
    Broward County is now home to three new colleges, sort of. The three vocational schools known as Atlantic, McFatter and Sheridan technical centers have been around for decades. But they're changing their names in hopes of attracting students and respect....
  • Arlington Heights teen with perfect ACT to appear on Jeopardy

     Arlington Heights teen with perfect ACT to appear on Jeopardy
    A Buffalo Grove High School student who aced the ACT this year will be competing on the Jeopardy game show this month. Selena Groh, 17, will appear on an episode of the Jeopardy Teen Tournament on July 22, according to an announcement from the storied...
  • New Smithfield Middle principal, other schools administration officials announced

    Former Westside Elementary Assistant Principal Fred Eng has been tapped to fill the top spot at Smithfield Middle School, following the departure of SMS Principal Jeff Mordica. Eng has been a teacher from the elementary to high school level, including...
  • Pines church organizes Unleashed Mission Camp

    About 160 teens recently took a week out of their summer break to make a difference in the community. During West Pines Community Church's Unleashed Mission Camp, middle and high school students worked on a series of projects. Each of the five days saw...
  • Hollywood students enjoy Ocean STEM Summer Camp

    While many of their classmates are relaxing by the ocean, some Hollywood students spent the early part of their summer learning about it. As part of South Broward High School's marine magnet program, students spent two weeks at the Ocean STEM Summer Camp...
  • Meshkin reflects on school board tenure, says panel reflected 'dysfunction'

    On the eve of ending his tenure on the Howard County school board, Brian Meshkin recounted what he considers accomplishments and challenges while on the panel — offering glimpses into a system regarded among the best in the state but that he said is...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Children's Scholarship Program Helping Local Students Succeed

    On June 11, Connecticut Children's Medical Center presented five Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards to local high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education this fall. The scholarship program, established through the bequest of Mr. Isidore Wise, a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Teachers Connect In Summer Learning Opportunities

    Like their students, teachers across the state look forward to their summer vacation. This summer, many teachers will be taking some of their time to continue learning. More than 3,000 educators across the country will attend Invitational and Advanced...
  • Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients

     Rubber Band Bracelets Bring Smiles, Hope To Cancer Patients
    HARTFORD — Although rubber band bracelets are a trend at their school, Keeley Joyal and Lindsay Masamery had more than fashion in mind when they started making the bracelets by the dozen. On Thursday, the two girls went to Hartford Hospital to...