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  • In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority

    In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority
    Standing in the shadow of Allentown's Muhlenberg Elementary School, Tom Wolf promised Thursday to make education a priority if he's elected Pennsylvania's next governor. Wolf, the York County Democrat leading incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the polls,...
  • Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress

    Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress
    Last year, as a fifth-grader, Willow Lane Elementary School pupil Megan Goldman read about an increasingly popular way to help lonely and disaffected children: the buddy bench. It's a simple idea — a playground bench where children can sit to...
  • John Deasy's future

    It would be a great loss to the students of Los Angeles Unified School District if Supt. John Deasy left his job or were fired, especially if the enormous and welcome sense of urgency he brings to education left with him. Deasy's leadership over the...
  • Waukegan teachers strike after contract talks break down

    Waukegan teachers strike after contract talks break down
    About 17,000 students have no classes today in Waukegan School District 60 after teachers went on strike this morning. Negotiations broke down overnight and are at a standstill over issues of salary, health benefits and employee working conditions,...
  • Carmen Arace Intermediate School Principal On The Move

    Carmen Arace Intermediate School Principal On The Move
    BLOOMFIELD —Tracy Youngberg, principal at Carmen Arace Intermediate School since 2008, is leaving the district. Her last day will be Oct. 24. Youngberg, 45, will become a principal at Stafford Elementary School, a kindergarten through fifth-...
  • Lake Howell to play autistic football player

    Lake Howell to play autistic football player
    WINTER PARK — Thursday night's high-school football game between Lake Howell and Clermont East Ridge may not qualify as the game of the week, but it is the game of a lifetime for Christopher Joey Williams. In a matchup of winless teams, the...
  • Strategic School Profile: Glastonbury High School

    Strategic School Profile: Glastonbury High School
    Each year, the state Department of Education releases data on public schools in the state. Each Thursday, we will look at the 2012/13 numbers for each of Glastonbury's nine schools from students eligible for free lunches to the number of students per...
  • School system boosts on-time graduation rates

    The number of diplomas Isle of Wight County Schools issued last year is up – the county graduated 93 percent of its students on time in 2014, up 4 percent over the previous year and well above the state average. Between 2011 and 2014, both...
  • Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored

    Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored
    Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award. Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
  • Enfield Schools Superintendent: Two Students Contracted Enterovirus

    Enfield Schools Superintendent: Two Students Contracted Enterovirus
    ENFIELD – Schools superintendent Jeffrey Schumann Thursday morning said two students in the district have contracted the enterovirus D68. One student at Nathan Hale and one student at Henry Barnard have contracted enterovirus, Schumann said....
  • Student 'intimidated' into standing for Pledge of Allegiance gets apology

    Student 'intimidated' into standing for Pledge of Allegiance gets apology
    Compelling an atheist high school student to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance against his will was a mistake rooted in ignorance of his 1st Amendment protections, a misperception that apparently existed throughout the Oak Park Unified School District,...