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  • Broom-wielding teacher too traumatized to work, attorney says

    DETROIT A Detroit high school teacher who said she was fired for breaking up a fight with a broom and then offered her job back is too traumatized to return to class, according to her attorney. The April 30 incident and its aftermath left 31-year-old...
  • South Bay schools chief faces firing, repayment of money

    The suspended head of the Centinela Valley school district, who attracted public scrutiny because of his high compensation, now faces dismissal, the repayment of at least $200,000 and liability for back taxes. The Centinela Board of Education voted...
  • Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]

    Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]
    The solution to the shortage of workers for well-paying STEM jobs ("More jobs than workers," July 1) does not begin with students in college; it begins in elementary schools with well-trained teachers who are prepared to inspire students early on in these...
  • Local teacher launches Common Core Rap website

    Local teacher launches Common Core Rap website
    An Orange County teacher and her family are hoping to inspire students with their Common Core Rap videos and website, designed to teach elementary school students reading skills, economics and more. CommonCoreRap.com is the brainchild of local teacher...
  • Florida's Teacher of the Year to be announced tonight

    Florida's Teacher of the Year to be announced tonight
    A Polk County art teacher and four other finalists learn tonight who will win Florida's highest teacher honor: Teacher of the Year. The award is to be announced at a gala celebration in Orlando that will honor the five finalists -- public school...
  • York School Board to interview superintendent candidates

    The York County School Board will begin interviewing candidates to fill the school division's top distractive position later this month. Twenty-four people applied for the vacancy left by Eric Williams, who left June 30 to become the superintendent at...
  • Benjamin J. Quintana: Don't blame charter schools for school district budget problems

    I have read with increasing concern articles and letters to the editor in The Morning Call blaming charter schools for the budget woes of public school districts. There have been letters suggesting charter schools drain our local school districts of...
  • Manchester Girl Returns From D.C. Leadership Forum

    Kaitlin Maloney still hasn't decided what she will do next year when her high school career ends, but she does have a few goals in mind. "I want to do so much that I can't pick one thing that I want to do for the rest of my life," said Maloney, 17, who...
  • Diocesan newspaper wins national award, and other company news

    Diocesan newspaper wins award The A.D. Times, the newspaper of the Diocese of Allentown, has recently received a first place award in the Catholic Press Association's 2014 Catholic Press Awards. The first place award in the best news writing category...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records" by Amanda Petrusich; Scribner (260 pages, $25) Tracing the rise of the record collectors' market,...
  • Gloucester School Board approves personnel changes

    The Gloucester School Board on July 8 approved a number of appointments of staff. The appointments include: Mary Beth Preas as assistant principal at Abingdon Elementary; A. Blair Jarrell as a grade 4 teacher at Achilles Elementary; Dennis Jagoda as an EC...