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  • New Britain Offers 'Back to School' Breakfast

    NEW BRITAIN — As part of its drive to get parents more involved in education, the city school system will host a "Welcome Back to School" breakfast Thursday for elementary and middle school students and their families. Each school will serve...
  • Manchester Superintendent Outlines Goals For New School Year

    Manchester Superintendent Outlines Goals For New School Year
    MANCHESTER — Creativity, collaboration and high expectations will be the constant objectives of the public schools, Superintendent Matthew Geary told the board of education Monday night. Entering his first school year as superintendent, the former...
  • 'Go team!' but stay home

    'Go team!' but stay home
    Blake Schuster had a fascinating article in Sunday's Tribune on how college students are losing their enthusiasm for attending their school's home football games:  Across the Big Ten, football programs are watching the number of students in their...
  • School guard 'hero' fired for being too old, lawyer says

    School guard 'hero' fired for being too old, lawyer says
    A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student during a stabbing spree at a western Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday. As...
  • Bess Auer: Ex-teacher parlays blogging into tech business venture

    Bess Auer: Ex-teacher parlays blogging into tech business venture
    Bess Auer, 44, is a Winter Park entrepreneur, blogger and event organizer. She recently became the first woman to complete the Starter Studio mentoring program for startups. A University of Florida graduate and former English teacher at Park Maitland...
  • Allentown Fair preview: Here's what's new and what remains the 'heart of the fair'

     
    Much of the appeal of the Allentown Fair is how much remains dependably the same. Its carnival rides and attractions (which still cover the largest part of the fairgrounds). Its Labor Day run. And especially its agricultural heritage, with livestock......
  • Amazon Orders Pilots for Five Kids Shows

    Amazon Studios has announced it has ordered three animated and two live-action pilots of kids shows for the third installment of its kids pilot season, which will debut in early 2015 on Amazon Instant Video. The shows will debut alongside a new version...
  • Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream

    Ferguson Enterprises commits $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream
    Ferguson Enterprises has pledged $1.1 million to An Achievable Dream Academy through 2024, renewing a long-standing partnership between the wholesale plumbing distributor and the school in Southeast Newport News. The company will provide scholarships...
  • $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214

    $45M in construction projects proposed in District 214
    As it unveiled a $45 million plan that will build something new for each of its schools, Township High School District 214 officials also say they might consider giving back some of the district's extra cash to taxpayers. The news follows an eight-month...
  • Much work to be done [Commentary]

    Much work to be done [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This op-ed has been updated to correct the number of chronically absent city students.  As the new school year starts in Baltimore City, I want to express my gratitude for the opportunity to build on the work that has been done in the...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Books and more for sale

      It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1...