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  • 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...
  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Teachers Report Bullying Parents

    A second-grade teacher writes: "I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a 'mob mentality' for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond helicopter parenting to Apache Blackhawk parenting." That's the report,...
  • Sandra Nichols Is Glastonbury's Teacher Of The Year

    Sandra Nichols Is Glastonbury's Teacher Of The Year
    GLASTONBURY — For some, a job is punching a time card. For others, it's about the paycheck. For Sandra Nichols, Glastonbury's teacher of the year, her job is something else. "Teaching is my passion," said Nicholas, a science teacher at Smith Middle...
  • District 135 passes no-tax-increase budget

    District 135 passes no-tax-increase budget
    Homeowners for a second straight year won't be asked to pay more to Orland School District 135. The elementary district's board voted 5-0 on Monday to approve an $80 million budget that officials say will not require a property tax increase next year....
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past

    Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past
    Andrew High School art teacher David Carroll is working to connect the City of Chicago with Abraham Lincoln. Carroll won a teacher's scholarship from the Lincoln Forum to attend the organization's annual symposium in Gettysburg in November. He plans...
  • Gibbons and Heritage among district rivals ranked in this week's state poll

    While anticipation for their Halloween showdown continues to build, Cardinal Gibbons and American Heritage remain not only the top teams in District 16, but also in the entire state in Class 5A. The latest Associated Press Florida High School Football...
  • Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says

     Should L.A. schools be run like businesses? Here's what new UTLA chief Alex Caputo-Pearl says
    It's a funny world, and a small one. Alex Caputo-Pearl, the new head of United Teachers Los Angeles, went to school in the same Maryland school district where John Deasy, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, was once superintendent....
  • Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids

    Chan Lowe: Overtesting kids
    I don’t have kids, so I’m on unstable turf here — but I live near an elementary school and see them meandering down the sidewalk with their backpacks, doing what kids do. They kick pebbles, study a bug they’ve never seen, sniff the...
  • Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories

    Gerald A. Larue dies at 98; former minister debunked biblical stories
    Gerald A. Larue — an ordained minister who became an agnostic, archeologist, religious scholar and debunker of claims such as Lazarus rising from the dead and the discovery of Noah's ark — has died. He was 98. The longtime USC professor of...