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  • Texas judge overturns state's school finance system

    AUSTIN, Texas A state judge overturned Texas' school finance system for the second time in 18 months on Thursday, ruling that the Legislature's funding boost last year failed to fix a system that is unfair and inadequate for the state's 5 million public...
  • Farmington Has Two New School Principals

    FARMINGTON—There are two new elementary school principals in town this year. Superintendent Kathleen Greider announced in April that Peter Michelson would replace Sharon Lowery as principal of West District School, and two months later, Caitlin...
  • Hampton looks for more math teachers

    Hampton looks for more math teachers
    HAMPTON — As the clock winds down to the start of the school year, Hampton City Schools needs seven more math teachers. Some classrooms will be without full-time teachers when classes begin Tuesday. The school division plans to use certified...
  • Anti-hazing program seeks 'full-scale culture change' in high schools nationwide

    SEATTLE As an eager, if nervous, ninth-grader, Anya Meleshuk allowed several older girls to blindfold her one afternoon, put her in a car and drive her to a park where she was told to "propose" to a stranger. Later, dressed in fairy wings, she downed a...
  • Teachers undergo a common experience

    Teachers undergo a common experience
    For a couple days this week, Laguna Beach Unified School District math teachers reversed roles and became students again. Beginning Tuesday, about 15 middle- and high-school teachers sat at desks grouped together inside a Thurston Middle School...
  • Former education reporter making transition to classroom

    Former education reporter making transition to classroom
    After three years of covering education in Lake County, Sentinel reporter Erica Rodriguez decided her real calling is to teach children. So, she traded her press badge and the delights of the Lake County School Board for a room full of Hispanic kids...
  • For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

    For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home
    Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened...
  • Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

    Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class
    Since it inducted its first class in 2008, the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame has had a long and illustrious group of former athletes, coaches, teams and administrators to choose from. "At Burbank High we have an advantage that many schools don't...
  • As Schools Open, Avon Sees Unexpected Enrollment Increase

    As Schools Open, Avon Sees Unexpected Enrollment Increase
    AVON — Newcomers are a fact of life for educators in the opening days of school. But on the first day of classes Thursday, teachers and administrators saw more of them than they have for the past several years. Bucking a trend since 2010, the town'...
  • Anna Gilgoff: Walt Whitman's words still inspire people after all these years

    Anna Gilgoff: Walt Whitman's words still inspire people after all these years
    Last June, when I was packing up my classroom for the very last time, one of our janitors walked in. "What are you going to do with that?" he asked, pointing to a poster of Walt Whitman. "Why? You want it?" "Actually, yeah," he said. "I've always...
  • Sen. Patrick M. Browne: Special education funding panel accomplishes goals

    As co-chairman of the Legislative Special Education Funding Formula Commission, I am writing to address the inaccurate and inflammatory commentary in The Morning Call July 27 feature, "Politics as usual," regarding the results of the panel's work. For 23...