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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-...
  • 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...
  • New high school promotes classical curriculum

    Northbrook resident Denise Wasserman, a former elementary school teacher, has home-schooled her two daughters, but this fall the older one will join a handful of students in the inaugural freshman class at the G. K. Chesterton Academy of Chicago, which...
  • School budget fails yet again, may be cut to zero increase

    Griswold will start the school year without an education budget in place, as voters rejected the fourth Board of Education budget proposal at a July 22 referendum by a 981-1022 margin. Finance board members expect to cut the $25,291,300 school spending...
  • HU administrators visit China ahead of exchange program

    Earlier this month two senior Hampton University administrators visited China as part of a group of historically black colleges and universities to promote cultural and academic exchange. HU Vice President Barbara Inman and Provost Pamela Hammond...
  • Kids and Money: Before kid leaves nest, revisit insurance policies

    Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to...
  • California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

    California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes
    Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise. A lawsuit was filed in October in...
  • Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says
    Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found. The...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...