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  • Sharing His Painful Holocaust Story Has Been Therapeutic, Rabbi Says

    Sharing His Painful Holocaust Story Has Been Therapeutic, Rabbi Says
    WEST HARTFORD — When Rabbi Philip Lazowski's mother pushed him from a second-floor window of the Kino movie theater in the Polish town of Zetl in August 1942, she had some important words for him. "She told me, 'I want you to be somebody and...
  • Brown signs bill limiting some suspensions, vetoes college repair funds

    Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation that will limit suspensions for students who "willfully defy" teachers and administrators. Supporters of the measure say schools too often suspend or expel students for "willful defiance," which...
  • Cypress Creek coach on leave after porn photo found on Twitter page

    Cypress Creek coach on leave after porn photo found on Twitter page
    A Cypress Creek High School teacher and coach has been put on paid leave while school administrators investigate a Twitter account with his name that has a pornographic photograph saved under "favorites." Rodney Beatty, 51, Cypress Creek's head...
  • Sabrina Carpenter: The next Disney star?

    Sabrina Carpenter: The next Disney star?
    A Lower Milford Township native is ready to be the next big Disney star. Her name is Sabrina Carpenter, and she plays the rebellious middle schooler Maya Hart on Disney Channel's hot new tween show "Girl Meets World." The 15-year-old not only stars in...
  • Former schools trustee Collier seeks to reclaim position

    Former schools trustee Collier seeks to reclaim position
    Former Newport-Mesa Unified trustee Michael Collier has been away from the school board for four years, but he's eager to reclaim his previous spot in the November election. Collier, 59, was first elected to the board in 2006 to represent Area 2,...
  • Ellis Island reenactment gives students insight on immigration

    Ellis Island reenactment gives students insight on immigration
    Juniors at Edison High School traded in their smartphones and other hallmarks of life in 2014 to experience what it was like to be an immigrant with nothing but dreams trying to get into the United States in 1908. On Thursday and Friday, about 500...
  • The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem

    The Tween Sinkhole: Self-Esteem
    “Where did my sunny, funny child go? And who’s this twitchy, anxious tweenager holing up in his bedroom?” Many a parent has asked me a variation of that question. I get it. I witnessed my own sixth-grade daughter’s confidence...
  • Coffee Break: District preparing students for an evolving world

    At the school year's first PTA Coffee Break meeting, Laguna Beach Unified School District Superintendent Sherine Smith, along with principals and administrators, explained how the district is preparing students for the rapidly changing world. "Our...
  • District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'

    District names Win Saw 'teacher of the year'
    More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than...
  • Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'

    Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'
    Henry Goods has been a muralist for 18 years. He's given marine life, even fairies, homes on street corners and gas-station walls. On his latest creation, roughly 576 amateur painters, some not even as tall as his waist, joined him. Goods teamed up...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...