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Elementary Schools

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  • Workshops to explain Common Core math to parents

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is planning workshops over the next two months to help parents understand the ways Common Core is changing their children's math homework. Curriculum changes as a result of the newly implemented state standards...
  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools

    Vision to Learn brings eye care to Delaware schools
    When Adriauna Archie takes her turn to read a chapter book aloud in her fourth-grade classroom, she must close her left eye to see the words clearly. Teachers moved her classmate DeMari Stevens' desk, but DeMari still couldn't read the board at the...
  • Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties

    Newington Schools Skip Halloween Parades, Parties
    NEWINGTON -- Anna Reynolds and Ruth Chaffee elementary schools canceled traditional Halloween parades and parties earlier this month because of concerns that they exclude children whose families don't celebrate the holiday. "We want to make sure we're...
  • City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards

    City residents want more well-rounded education, higher standards
    A local nonprofit asked residents of Baltimore what they think about their public schools and found both optimism and frustration in neighborhoods from Pigtown to Hamilton. The survey showed city residents want a lot more from their schools, including...
  • New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says

    New Lake Silver school off to a strong start, principal says
    Last August, just days before the new school year began, Sara Bigalke hosted a Sneak Peek open house at Lake Silver Elementary School, letting the neighborhood residents drop by and see what the newly-renovated building was like. “We’re...
  • 3 questions: Where Newport-Mesa school board candidates stand on the issues

    One incumbent and six challengers are running for three spots on the seven-member Newport-Mesa Unified School District board. The Daily Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one problem that your zone is currently facing and...
  • Two NN schools denied conditional accreditation by State Board of Education

    Two Newport News Schools — Sedgefield Elementary and Newsome Park Elementary — were denied conditional accreditation from the state Board of Education Thursday. The schools were denied accreditation after State Superintendent of Schools...
  • School board candidate stresses parental involvement

    School board candidate stresses parental involvement
    Armed with a basic knowledge of the English language and few expectations, school board candidate Fidel Mora moved to the United States from Mexico more than two decades ago to build a better life. Twenty-six years later, the 42-year-old is using that...
  • Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream

    Kyla Irwin's Commitment To UConn Fulfills Childhood Dream
    From the time Kyla Irwin was in elementary school, she seemed to know what she wanted from life. "Kyla remembers telling her fourth grade teachers playing for UConn was her goal," said her mother, Bethany Irwin, who is also her high school coach at...
  • Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday

    Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday
    Amid the usual massive expanse of concrete at an L.A. Unified school, the students of 24th Street Elementary School are the proud caretakers of a lush one-acre living classroom with an orchard, vegetable and fruit beds, and a charming garden shed. This...