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Elementary Schools

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  • CPS delays charter school on South Side

    The beleaguered Concept Schools charter operation will not be opening a new campus on the South Side this fall, leaving more than 400 children in need of a new school less than two weeks before the first day of classes, Chicago Public Schools officials...
  • How Howard County schools are harnessing teens' tech obsessions

    Mt.┬áHebron High School algebra teacher Natalie Rau has flipped her classes. Now students learn at home and do their homework in school. The change is thanks to a “bring your own device” (BYOD) policy that Mt. Hebron and other Howard County...
  • Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program

    Anne Arundel school system unveils new elementary pilot program
    Anne Arundel County public schools will launch a pilot program in the new school year giving some elementary school students instruction in specific themes, including global studies, arts and the humanities, and the use of science and technology in...
  • Atlanta tries to remove teacher for playing Beyonce song

    ATLANTA The Atlanta school district is attempting to remove a teacher for a long list of alleged failings, including playing the Beyonce song "Drunk in Love." "This song contained profanity, vulgarity, and sexually explicit lyrics," according to a...
  • Place focus on reading [Letter]

    Place focus on reading [Letter]
    In your editorial, "Ready to learn more" (Aug. 18), you correctly pointed out the vicious cycle of deficits at each grade level which makes it impossible for students to achieve success. One huge deficit begins at the elementary level with reading...
  • Great Results, No Common Core

    It's clear that Connecticut doesn't need either the Common Core or the accompanying standardized tests. As stated in the editorial "Mr. Pryor Got A Lot Done" [Aug. 19], in 2014 Connecticut's 12th-graders ranked No. 1 in reading on the prestigious National...
  • East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment

    On Aug. 13, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released the results of the 2014 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT). These assessments were administered in grades five, eight and 10 in...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities. Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
  • 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...
  • Palisades to explore closing one of its schools

    Faced with declining enrollment, the Palisades School District is investigating closing a school — something that could happen as soon as the 2015-16 academic year. On Wednesday, the school board created a subcommittee to study school facility...
  • Kicked out of school for being pregnant, she gets diploma 50 years later

    SEATTLE Sandra Lantz was about four months away from graduation when high school in Bothell, Wash., when the shool's principal and vice principal took her aside. Despite her good grades, a promising intellect and extracurricular zeal, they wanted her...