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  • McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage

    McKenzie Variety Show puts parents, teachers on stage
    Jeff Goldman occasionally runs into people who get confused when he talks about the McKenzie Variety Show. "A lot of my friends and family don't understand when I talk about it," Goldman said of the venerable McKenzie Elementary School tradition....
  • District 90 adding second floor to Lincoln Elementary

    The River Forest Village Board signed off unanimously March 6 on School District 90's proposal to add a second floor to Lincoln Elementary School. Construction is planned this summer for the 5,252-square-foot addition. The expansion will add three new...
  • Air-conditioning systems to be installed at Woodland District schools

    The Woodland District 50 Board of Education approved a contract with Siemens Corporation on March 17 to install air-conditioning at Woodland Elementary East and West schools in Gages Lake, according to a news release. Work is expected to begin this...
  • Technology triumphs for third-graders at Hainesville school

    Technology triumphs for third-graders at Hainesville school
    Third grade students at Prairieview have been busy utilizing new technologies to enhance learning in their Hainesville school. The students have been doing research on natural disasters — what causes them, when and where they occur, if they can be...
  • In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being

    In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being
    HARTFORD -- A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press...
  • Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?

    Principal autonomy: too much of a good thing?
    Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton's proposal to roll back school autonomy has generated predictable controversy. Whether called decentralization, school-based autonomy or principal's autonomy, devolution of authority to schools has been a recurring...
  • Eldersburg Elementary to hold fundraiser to fight brain cancer

    When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem. Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
  • Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team

    Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team
    Five were locals named to the Florida High School Athletic Association Academic All-State team on Monday. There were more than 200 candidates for the award which is extended to the FHSAA's nearly 700 member schools, according to a release. To be...
  • Testing robs kids of self-paced study: My Word

    Testing robs kids of self-paced study: My Word
    Imagine you're in third grade. You've been working hard all year and have A's and B's on your report card. Now imagine it's testing week, and the months of hard work leading up to this week could be for naught if you do not pass the Florida Standards...
  • New state law helps schools focus on dyslexic youngsters

    The differences between Kelly Howard's twin daughters appeared in preschool. Katie easily learned her ABCs, but Zoey struggled. Howard thought Zoey just needed more practice. It wasn't until halfway through first grade that Howard learned her daughter...
  • Va. officials, educators talk tech needs in schools

    Internet demand is growing in Virginia schools, but some rural localities — including those in the Shenandoah Valley — experience challenges to improving broadband access for their students. Educators and technology professionals gathered...