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  • Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock

    Farming at the OC Fair: Students learn joy, sadness of raising livestock
    For many of the students participating in the Junior Livestock Auction at the OC Fair, the auctions Saturday are a bittersweet moment, bringing the sadness of saying goodbye with the prospect of having their months of work rewarded. Below is a closer...
  • BOE approves 2014-15 school budget

    The Killingly Board of Education approved the 2014-2015 budget presented by Superintendent Kevin Farr at a special meeting on July 16. Farr gave a break-down of where the voter-approved $39,488,458 education budget would be spent in 67 different accounts....
  • George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board

     George McKenna for L.A. Unified school board
    Two candidates with different styles and viewpoints are vying to join the Los Angeles Unified school board, replacing longtime board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. Both of the candidates also hold different beliefs than did...
  • ReServe nonprofit mobilizes professionals 55 and over for community work

    It's a chance for professionals 55 and older to give back to the community and make a little money. ReServe, a nonprofit that mobilizes skilled retirees to help community groups, is expanding from its South Florida base in Miami into Broward and Palm...
  • A master's in school counseling is a sought after degree

    A master's in school counseling is a sought after degree
    Many of us would like to think we make a difference. School counselors know they do. This connection, that what you do matters, is what drives the popularity of a master's in school counseling degree. Sarah Bowen is a school counselor at Adlai E....
  • Art for life

    Art for life
    There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile, violent summer months? Some activists hope art is the answer, allowing young people to express themselves while simultaneously...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Bommarito's gym attracts athletes of all levels to South Florida

    Bommarito's gym attracts athletes of all levels to South Florida
    Two-a-days and position battles in the sweltering South Florida sun are just around the corner. With most teams beginning camp next week, including the Dolphins on Friday, many NFL players travel to South Florida to gain an edge on their peers before...
  • Youth program gets more funding

    Youth program gets more funding
    A sports-based mentoring program and a math tutoring initiative touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for turning around the lives of at-risk boys is getting an additional $10 million in federal funding. The White House announced Monday new partnerships for...
  • ACT edged out as state brings in new high school exams

    ACT edged out as state brings in new high school exams
    The popular ACT college entrance exam has been bumped from the roster of required state tests in 2015, part of a wave of changes reshaping how and when Illinois students are tested, which drew criticism from educators across the Chicago region. The exam...