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  • The art of not helping: Let children do their own homework

    My crucible was a papier-mache pueblo village. A fifth-grade teacher assigned my daughter the project as part of a social studies unit. Typically, she worked on projects like this with a fair amount parental guidance and oversight. I pass over the...
  • Immigration status no roadblock to college

    Immigration status no roadblock to college
    A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....
  • Avon School Officials Have Session On New Curriculum

    AVON — An information session on a new math and language arts curriculum for students in kindergarten through eighth grade will be on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Avon High School, school officials have announced. Superintendent of...
  • West Boca grad scholarship settles Cornell suit

    Cornell University has agreed to set up a perpetual scholarship in memory of a West Boca High School graduate in a last-minute settlement of a 2010 federal lawsuit brought by his father. The terms of the settlement were reached before a Sept. 29 trial...
  • Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes

    Virginia SOL committee mulls testing changes
    RICHMOND – A committee put together to take a deep dive on state testing reforms is on track to make recommendations to the Virginia General Assembly before year's end. The Standards of Learning Innovation Committee, created during this year's...
  • Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf

    Back to school is back to knitting at Waldorf
    Parent James Marca sat in one spot, slightly away from the organized chaos that was back to school night Friday at Waldorf School of Orange County in Costa Mesa, completely focused on his knitting project. Marca seamlessly moved between stitches in an...
  • Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice

    Lake parents, teachers peeved after board meeting canceled without notice
    Deanna Price donned a red shirt Monday night signifying solidarity with more than 100 other concerned parents and teachers who were geared up to vent a laundry list of frustrations to Lake County School Board members. But Price, who has a son in first...
  • Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law

    Social-media bill dealing with student activity signed into law
    Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
  • Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School

    Nazareth Area Middle School named National Blue Ribbon School
    Nazareth Area Middle School, which in the past was rapped by the state for poor performance, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education. The school is among 337 schools nationwide — 287 public and 50...
  • Parkland teacher among semifinalists for Grammy Music Educator 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, who teaches at Springhouse Middle School and is orchestra director for the district, is among 25...
  • Northampton Community College lands $10 million job training grant

    – A $10 million federal grant is heading to the Lehigh Valley's community colleges to help the schools better prepare the next generation of welders, health care administrators and machine-repair workers. The grant money announced Monday is part of...