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  • Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte

    Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte
    La demanda de un padre por $25 millones contra el estado por la muerte a maltratos de su hija de 3 años en el 2011 establece la progresión de las lesiones reportadas al Departamento de Niños y Familias durante las semanas antes de que Athena Ángeles...
  • Students hit the road for summer driving school

    Students hit the road for summer driving school
    The student driver clicked on his seat belt, checked his mirrors and rolled down his windows so he could hear the instructor's words from outside. What he couldn't do was step on the gas. Tyrone Johnson, 17, had to maneuver his car around orange...
  • Digital Savant: A tech helper who makes house calls

    AUSTIN, Texas Technology swallowed culture whole, and its leaders we celebrate as liberators. Steve Jobs freed us from obtuse, difficult do-little cellphones. Bill Gates helped unshackle the home computer from its hobbyist origins, making it mainstream...
  • Teachers union sues over voucher bill

    TALLAHASSEE – Florida's teacher union sued Wednesday to block legislation passed this spring that expands the state's corporate school-voucher program. The law, called the Career and Professional Education Act, or SB 850, started as an act to...
  • Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time

    Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time
    Broward County Public Schools' program manager for nutrition education and training, Darlene Moppert, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June to speak at a Congressional briefing about healthy school lunches. She was invited to the event to...
  • A new meaning for B&B

    A new meaning for B&B
    Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
  • Four low-performing Lake schools required to offer extra hour of reading

    Four Lake elementary schools are among 33 in the region that must offer an extra hour of reading instruction come August for landing on the state's list of lowest-performing schools. The schools — in Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia — must...
  • Harry C. Rhodes

    Harry C. Rhodes
    Harry C. Rhodes, former Queen Anne's County schools superintendent who oversaw the peaceful integration of that county's schools and who played a pivotal role in the community college movement in the state, died Monday of heart failure at the University...
  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...
  • David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests

    David Siegel, Joie Chitwood, Deirdre Macnab: weekend guests
    In local public-affairs programming this weekened: Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel talks to Mike Holfeld on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Siegel will talk about his purchase of the Orlando Predators, the recovery of his business and...
  • Gains show the charter model works: My Word

    This past week, the Florida Department of Education released school grades for public schools across the state of Florida. Schools managed by Charter Schools USA received high marks in Florida and Orange County. CSUSA's net proficiency growth in reading,...