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  • Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today

    Gov. Scott, educators to hold press conference on English-learning students today
    Gov. Rick Scott is to hold a press conference in Miami today about students who are still learning English, joined by Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Miami-Dade County's superintendent. His office provided no details on the event, but the U.S....
  • Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'

    Craig Hochbein: 'Benefits, pitfalls of buying education like groceries'
    In 1973, an article in The New York Times Magazine authored by Milton Friedman championed school choice and the use of vouchers by invoking a thought experiment. Subtitled "Selling School like Groceries," Friedman's article asked readers to consider a...
  • Burbank school board OKs counselor

    The Burbank school board unanimously approved hiring a guidance counselor last week to split their time between two Burbank schools under a pilot program that will be paid for with donations from parent booster clubs. The decision stems from a...
  • Lake Silver Elementary held as model for sales-tax renewal

    Lake Silver Elementary held as model for sales-tax renewal
    Orange County Public Schools is promising to move forward with renovations at 59 schools across the district, after 64 percent of voters approved renewal of the half-penny sales tax used to finance renovation of existing schools and upgrades to...
  • Resident asks about later school start times for Glendale's middle school, high school students

    A Glendale resident asked school officials this week to explore implementing later start times for middle and high school students. During a school board meeting on Tuesday, Alfred Hacopian referred to the recent policy stance made by the American...
  • Farmington Has Two New School Principals

    Farmington Has Two New School Principals
    FARMINGTON—There are two new elementary school principals in town this year. Superintendent Kathleen Greider announced in April that Peter Michelson would replace Sharon Lowery as principal of West District School, and two months later, Caitlin...
  • District 58 weighs options to combine administrative offices

    District 58 weighs options to combine administrative offices
    After investing several years and millions of dollars to upgrade school buildings, Downers Grove elementary school officials are turning their attention to their administrative buildings. Grade School District 58 leaders recently reviewed preliminary...
  • New Britain Offers 'Back to School' Breakfast

    NEW BRITAIN — As part of its drive to get parents more involved in education, the city school system will host a "Welcome Back to School" breakfast Thursday for elementary and middle school students and their families. Each school will serve...
  • Seminole lags Orange in school building repairs

    Seminole lags Orange in school building repairs
    Most times when an assembly or performance is held in the Lake Howell High School auditorium, at least one seat collapses. And when it rains at Lake Brantley High, the water runs ankle deep through the partially covered walkway of a classroom building....
  • PTA Column: Back to school in the Crescenta Valley

    Freemont Elementary Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Caņada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
  • Poquonock Principal Embraces First Day Of School in Windsor

    Poquonock Principal Embraces First Day Of School in Windsor
    WINDSOR — A half-dozen school buses were lined up in front of Poquonock Elementary School in Windsor on Tuesday morning, awaiting Principal Tracie Peterson. One by one, Peterson boarded the buses, introduced herself to the bus drivers and the...