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  • READER SUBMITTED: Middle school students learn environmental science through the BMS Center's SMORES program at Quinnipiac University

    Summer and SMORES go hand-in-hand, especially at Quinnipiac University. For the second-consecutive July, Quinnipiac University's Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning hosted the Summer Middle-school Opportunity for Research in...
  • Study: Teacher turnover costly to Virginia

    A study released last week says teacher turnover costs Virginia nearly $53 million annually. The report, done by the Alliance for Excellent Education, a Washington-based think tank that lobbies for at-risk schools, says the state pays an inordinate...
  • 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...
  • Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project

    Obama announces $100-million expansion of minority youth project
    President Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in new commitments to his My Brother’s Keeper initiative, launched in February to increase opportunities for young minority men. The funds will come from leading public and private-...
  • 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....
  • Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines

    Amid whooping cough epidemic, LAUSD offers free vaccines
    Starting middle school comes with a whole host of worries -- going to a new school, picking electives, making friends -- but coming down with whooping cough doesn’t need to be one of them. For incoming 7th grade students in the Los Angeles Unified...
  • 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....
  • Catholic schools targeted for closing rally support

    Catholic schools targeted for closing rally support
    When Jennifer Hodge became principal at Our Lady of Victory two years ago, enrollment at the school had dropped to an all-time low of 91 students. But she felt confident she could turn around the prekindergarten to eighth-grade school, which had been part...
  • 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...
  • USA Football clinic stresses education, common sense, and proper technique

    USA Football clinic stresses education, common sense, and proper technique
    HAMPTON — It's arguably one of the most inspirational sports movies ever. But there is one scene from “Remember the Titans” that USA Football could probably do without. Struggling through two-a-days, one of the Titans' players becomes...
  • Southern Lehigh to hire additional first-grade teacher

    Southern Lehigh School Board, fine-tuning staffing for the upcoming school year, voted this week to hire a new first-grade teacher to help reduce classroom sizes. At the same time, a full-time kindergarten teacher at Lower Milford Elementary will be...