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  • District 112 officials impressed by Wilmette middle school configuration

    North Shore District 112 school officials took a field trip of their own Feb. 5 to visit some Wilmette schools offering a nearby example of the kind of middle-school consolidation that's being fiercely debated in Highland Park. They came back raving...
  • ‘The Sculptor': Scott McCloud molds a tale of art, love and death

     
    If you could trade decades of your life for the chance to achieve your dreams, would you? It's the deal […]...
  • Orange County school, closed because of asbestos, is back in session

    Orange County school, closed because of asbestos, is back in session
    School is in session again at an Orange County school that was closed for months after asbestos was discovered. Oak View Elementary was one of three campuses closed when the hazardous mineral fiber was discovered during an 11-campus modernization...
  • Contaminated Hartford School To Remain Closed For Cleanup

    Contaminated Hartford School To Remain Closed For Cleanup
    HARTFORD — Clark Elementary School will be shut down for the rest of this academic year after testing revealed so many areas tainted with hazardous PCBs that it was impossible to pinpoint the exact source that is polluting the air, district...
  • United Way adopts schools to boost reading

    WASHINGTON Alfreida Colvin leads an elementary school that encourages reading every way it can. So when the United Way called up with an offer to donate a reading nook, books for students to keep and access to an entertaining reading website, the Fort...
  • Surgeon general visits school

    Surgeon general visits school
    Milk does the body good, and so does reading. Florida Surgeon General John Armstrong recently visited Nova Eisenhower Elementary School in Davie to drive home this message, reading "SunnyBell's Florida Dairy Farm Adventure" to a class of second-...
  • Board backs budget, but some parents lament assistant principal cuts

    Board backs budget, but some parents lament assistant principal cuts
    Baltimore County's Board of Education Tuesday to pass its $1.5 billion budget plan along to the County Council and executive for approval, despite concerns of some parents. At Tuesday's board meeting parents complained about a provision that would...
  • Report Raises 'Significant Concern' With Use Of Restraints, Seclusion In Connecticut Schools

    Report Raises 'Significant Concern' With Use Of Restraints, Seclusion In Connecticut Schools
    A 4-year-old boy identified with a developmental delay was physically restrained by school staff after he "threw (puzzle) pieces on the floor and across the room" while playing with a puzzle on a classroom rug. An elementary school student was put into...
  • GED overhaul results in tougher test, less success

    DETROIT A year after the GED exam underwent a massive overhaul one that made it far more difficult but more in line with what's expected of today's high school grads there has been a steep decline in people taking and passing the test. Preliminary...
  • Dist. 41 administrators propose no changes to school fees

    Dist. 41 administrators propose no changes to school fees
    Administrators in Glen Ellyn District 41 will recommend to the school board that student fees remain at the current level for the next school year. If the board agrees, basic fees for early childhood and kindergarten will remain at $56. Basic fees for...
  • Pleasantdale's top administrator spends day in classroom

     Pleasantdale's top administrator spends day in classroom
    Despite a few technical glitches, the substitute teacher for a fourth-grade class at Pleasantdale Elementary School got through the day just fine. That could be because the sub knows the ins and outs of the district pretty well, being at its helm for 13...