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  • Strategic School Profile: Glastonbury High School

    Strategic School Profile: Glastonbury High School
    Each year, the state Department of Education releases data on public schools in the state. Each Thursday, we will look at the 2012/13 numbers for each of Glastonbury's nine schools from students eligible for free lunches to the number of students per...
  • School system boosts on-time graduation rates

    The number of diplomas Isle of Wight County Schools issued last year is up – the county graduated 93 percent of its students on time in 2014, up 4 percent over the previous year and well above the state average. Between 2011 and 2014, both...
  • Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored

    Elmhurst, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace schools honored
    Surprises greeted students this week at several area schools that each received a prestigious national award. Students at Oak Elementary School in Hinsdale were probably wondering why Hootie the Owl, the school mascot, made an unannounced visit Tuesday....
  • Enfield Schools Superintendent: Two Students Contracted Enterovirus

    Enfield Schools Superintendent: Two Students Contracted Enterovirus
    ENFIELD – Schools superintendent Jeffrey Schumann Thursday morning said two students in the district have contracted the enterovirus D68. One student at Nathan Hale and one student at Henry Barnard have contracted enterovirus, Schumann said....
  • Student 'intimidated' into standing for Pledge of Allegiance gets apology

    Student 'intimidated' into standing for Pledge of Allegiance gets apology
    Compelling an atheist high school student to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance against his will was a mistake rooted in ignorance of his 1st Amendment protections, a misperception that apparently existed throughout the Oak Park Unified School District,...
  • El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms

    El Centro wows with bright colors, visual rhythms
    Consider yourself lucky the next time you're stuck in traffic on the Kennedy Expressway around Kimball Avenue: The delay will let you check out a visually arresting zebra of a building. Dedicated Tuesday, this boldly sculpted academic structure is an...
  • 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:...
  • Getting ready for kindergarten

    Getting ready for kindergarten
    Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
  • 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...