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  • The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'

    The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'
    I love photography and have a gorgeous camera.  One year, when my oldest son was finishing 1st grade, I think, I made a photo book as an "end of the year gift" for his teacher.  It came out great.  Everyone loved it...parents ended-up ordering soft-cover copies for themselves, as a way to remember their child's school year, through pictures of field trips, classroom events and student portraits.  So, guess what?  I put one together the next year...for both boys' classes, since my little guy had also entered the elementary school by then.  Next year...again...and, now, it's sort of expected.
  • CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author

    CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author
    Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true! Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School.  "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...

    Standardized tests didn't help me learn

    Standardized tests didn't help me learn
    I am a senior at Dulaney High School and write with a special note of concern toward the average testing of 8th grade children ("Debate rages over how many hours Maryland students should be tested each year," Nov. 15). Personally, I have never had a...

    P.E. classes required by court settlement

    Irvine Unified and Ocean View School District, which has campuses in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, are among 37 districts up and down the state that must show that students are getting required exercise during school time under a tentative court...

    Quakertown redistricting to impact 300 students

    Quakertown redistricting to impact 300 students
    More than 300 students in the Quakertown Community School District will be moved to a different elementary school in the fall. At its meeting Thursday night, the school board voted unanimously to approve a redistricting plan that permanently redraws...