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  • Tuition going up again at state universities

    The cost of a college education continues to rise. On Tuesday, the board of governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education approved a 3 percent increase in tuition — $99 a semester — bringing the total cost per semester to $3,...
  • Pennsylvania antlerless deer permits on sale next week

    Not since my wedding in 1982 have I taken off two weeks in a row at work, and getting back into the office Monday morning reminded me why. Back then, a much simpler time, you merely had to deal with the U.S. mail and phone messages. Today, emails have...
  • El Rancho schools don't wait on state, adopt ethnic-studies curriculum

    El Rancho schools don't wait on state, adopt ethnic-studies curriculum
    While some California legislators hope to implement a statewide ethnic-studies curriculum in coming years, one school district has decided not to wait. For students at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, ethnic studies are now required. The El...
  • Adjunct professors pushing for better pay, benefits

    MIAMI Kim Laffont worked three jobs and spent 31/2 hours a day commuting last semester. Though her students call her professor, Laffont is an adjunct professor and that one word makes all the difference. Her title may sound prestigious, but many of...
  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • Understanding the difference between curriculum and standards

    Fanning the firestorm over Common Core State Standards is the fear that by adopting common standards, states are signing onto a national curriculum and thus undermining the decisions of local school boards and educators. But before going too far down...
  • Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan

    Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan
    GLASTONBURY — The school board's decision to hold off on plans to close two elementary schools by 2020 received a mixed reaction Monday from residents. The board had determined at its June 23 meeting it would be better to remove the specific dates...
  • Don't cut literacy programs [Letter]

    I was blessed to be an instructor at Baltimore Reads, Inc. It gave thousands of books away and taught English, civics and literacy. It gave students a power that only comes through education. The instructors and administration taught in all elements,...
  • Student's artwork featured

    COLCHESTER - As a participating Connecticut HOT (Higher Order Thinking) School, Jack Jackter Intermediate School's student voices, ideas, and opinions are honored and valued throughout the school year. Grade four students at the Jack Jackter...
  • Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115

    Community association transforms old lot into garden, memorial for Colored School 115
    At 90 years old, Betty Williams' clearest memory of her days at Colored School 115 is running through an alley the schoolchildren thought was haunted. "It was a game to run through and not get caught," she said, describing the lane between two of the...
  • Dance contest takes steps to help education

    The Educational Foundation of Lake County will present the annual "Stepping Out for Education," a ballroom-dance competition similar to "Dancing With the Stars," a show on ABC that pairs professional dancers with celebrities. The event is scheduled for...