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  • New teachers, programs and funds for Killingly students

    More than 20 new teachers will greet students as they return to school in Killingly this year. There will be five new teachers at Killingly Memorial, six at Killingly Central, five at Killingly Intermediate and six at the high school. Heather Taylor takes...
  • TV foodie Guy Fieri having an eventful summer

    The "Seinfeld" fans among us no doubt remember the episode in which George Costanza (played by Jason Alexander) declared the "Summer of George." Well, it may be accurate to proclaim this the "Summer of Guy." Last month, Guy Fieri, the tatted-up, spike-...
  • Pepper-spray released on school bus: No kids hurt

    Pepper-spray released on school bus: No kids hurt
    Administrators at Riverdale Elementary School in east Orange County are interviewing students to determine if any disciplinary action is necessary after pepper spray was released on a school bus Thursday morning. The driver and 48 children were on...
  • Parenting Classes At Bristol Hospital

    BRISTOL - The six-part "School-Aged Child Development and Discipline" series of parenting classes will begin in late August at Bristol Hospital's Parent & Child Center. The hospital says the classes will show "why it is important to stay in touch with...
  • The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]

    The 'Big 5' and everyone else [Commentary]
    So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
  • School year starts with continuing reforms

    School year starts with continuing reforms
    Last year, the Common Core was debated by everyone from conservative talk show hosts to parents flooding state capitals, and teachers rebelled against a new evaluation system they believe is unfair. Now it's year two for the phase-in of controversial...
  • Cordelia D. Oliver, educator

    Cordelia D. Oliver, educator
    Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art, died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was a...
  • Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America

    Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America
    With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and traveled alone for 15 days on buses and taxis until he crossed the border into Texas. Every few days,...
  • Elevate academics, top students will be as revered as athletes

    Over the past two weeks, more than 400,000 students in Central Florida started their 2014-15 school year. They are expected to make meaningful progress, with support of many diligent teachers and caring parents. To facilitate our educational progress, our...
  • FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student

    FCAT reading exam trips up Chinese student
    Jiaqi Chu arrived in the United States four years ago from China, starting ninth grade as a 14-year-old whose only English was the memorized phrase, "Hi. How are you? I am good." He finished 12th grade in May with a 3.6 grade-point average, cum-laude...
  • Sharpen the pencils: Tennessee revives cursive teaching

    NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new cursive handwriting standards go into effect in schools throughout the state. The trend around the United States is to emphasize keyboarding...