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  • Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email

    Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email
    The principal of Lyman High School and the chief financial officer of the Seminole school district are facing two-day suspensions for their roles in pushing for a penny-sales-tax initiative, which violated district policy. Five other staffers received...
  • Naperville schools reviewing dual language program

    Naperville schools reviewing dual language program
    Naperville Unit District 203 isn't seeing as much progress in its dual language program as some officials had hoped. However, administrators say they are making changes to the program they believe will help improve student performance. "In general the...
  • Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag

    Hartford Fifth-Graders Improve In Science; High School Scores Lag
    HARTFORD — Newly released science scores from the state's 2014 standardized exams indicate a trend of improvement for Hartford fifth-graders — and an ongoing struggle in the subject for the city's high school sophomores, according to state...
  • Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds

    Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds
    Most Americans oppose Common Core academic standards -- which Florida and many other states have adopted for their public schools, according to a new poll released this morning. Americans also doubt standardized testing helps teachers do their jobs...
  • Middletown School Board To Hire Teachers To Reduce Class Size

    MIDDLETOWN — The school board has authorized hiring up to five additional teachers to reduce elementary class sizes. Parents of students at the Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday to get another teacher for the first grade there, where 47...
  • Michael E. Faccinetto: Public education beneficial for the common good

    We live in a society of high-stakes competition. With the shrinking economy and recent recession, quality middle-class jobs have become scarce. Reformers tell us students must be prepared to compete in the global economy, and this can only be...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • Let bygones be bygones: Lawsuit behind them, Parkland School District, library collaborating with gusto

    Let bygones be bygones: Lawsuit behind them, Parkland School District, library collaborating with gusto
    On Tuesday night, Parkland School Director Robert M. Cohen told his fellow board members that he would do a public check at next month's meeting to make sure each of them has a library card. "You've been warned," Cohen said half-jokingly. It was...
  • For Palm Beach County School Board: Brill, Katz, Andrews and Robinson

    District 3: Karen Brill most qualified Many Palm Beach County School Board members make an effort to be in touch with parents, teachers and political, business and civic organizations. None is more plugged in to her district than Karen Brill. The Sun...
  • Washington state school officials criticize federal 'failing' status

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Superintendents from 28 Washington state school districts have begun sending letters to parents that criticize the classification of many schools in the state as failing under federal standards, education officials said on Thursday. A...
  • LAUSD opens doors to young Central American immigrants

    LAUSD opens doors to young Central American immigrants
    At the low-slung bungalow west of downtown, a youngster screams from a vaccination and a nurse records the height and weight of an older boy. Academic counselors stand by, because it is here that many children who recently crossed the southern border...