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  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 5 Classical music The Sundays At Three Concert Series presents the Mendelssohn Piano Trio at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia. Tickets are $15, free for those 17 and younger with an adult. Information:...
  • Rand Paul says U.S. intervention made Islamic State stronger

    Sen. Rand Paul said Friday that the United States’ intervention in the Middle East has made the Islamic State militant group stronger, and that he voted this week against arming Syrian rebels because he fears the weapons would end up in the hands of...
  • Cow and calf visit Horace Mann Elementary

    Cow and calf visit Horace Mann Elementary
    The Dairy Council of California brought its mobile classroom to Horace Mann Elementary School on Wednesday with a 1,500-pound cow named Buttercup and a 100-pound bull calf named Chip. Chip, who appeared as a surprise guest for many of the third-,...
  • Backs Foley's School Voucher Proposal

    The Sept. 30 article "Foley's Ad On Schools Valid; Data Dated" judged that Tom Foley's claim that 100,000 Connecticut children are attending underperforming schools is generally accurate. Underperforming schools with underperforming teachers not only...
  • Conservation issues take center stage

    Conservation issues take center stage
    A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La CaƱadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. An audience of...
  • High-tech learning at Davie school

    High-tech learning at Davie school
    Eighth-graders in Nova Middle School's entrepreneurship program aren't only learning how to build a successful business, but also how to create Web-based applications to infuse into their plans. The technology component is being facilitated by 25 tablet...
  • Giving students a voice with the school board

    Giving students a voice with the school board
    McArthur High School senior Fernando Tolon is hoping to change the way fellow students look at the Broward County School Board and education policy. Tolon is serving as the student adviser to the school board for a one-year term. "I've always been...
  • Teen uses accident as motivation to help

    Teen uses accident as motivation to help
    Instead of focusing on the injuries she endured from a bad car accident, Alex Murray chooses to be grateful and appreciate the little things in life. "I try to appreciate that I got up, have a car, and get in my car by myself and drive to school and...
  • Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume

     Hinsdale D86 teacher contract talks resume
    Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 could strike for the first time in the district's history if they cannot reach agreement on a four-year contract. The teachers and board negotiators are slated to meet Thursday for a negotiation...
  • What Malloy Portends For Teachers

    The state teachers unions, the Connecticut Education Association and the Connecticut State Federation of Teachers, have endorsed Dannel Malloy for governor of Connecticut, which means that they are backing the following: 1. The possible pursuit of...
  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award

    Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Award
    A Parkland School District teacher is a semifinalist for the Music Educator Award that will be presented at the Grammy Awards in February. Debra Reilly of Allentown, who teaches at Springhouse and Orefield middle schools and and is the district's middle...