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  • L.A. County education officials seek to revoke group's charter

    The Los Angeles County Board of Education has notified a South Los Angeles charter school organization that it intends to revoke its charter after a state audit found that administrators funneled millions in state funds to the schools' founder and...
  • Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools

     Cupich brings experience leading Catholic schools
    When incoming Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich arrives in November, he becomes CEO of the nation's largest Roman Catholic school system, with more than 83,000 students and 244 schools — a giant leap from his first diocese in South Dakota, which has...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school

    Obesity research takes high-tech twist at Florida school
    Freshmen at Florida's Lakewood High School lined up against gold and black gymnasium mats on Friday to have their height and weight measured, an assessment to launch a novel study on fighting teenage obesity with trendy new technology. Researchers...
  • 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...