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Elementary Schools

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  • Carrsville Elementary recognized for increasing achievement among disadvantaged students

    Carrsville Elementary School received kudos from the Virginia Board of Education this week for increasing the academic achievement of disadvantaged students. Title I schools like Carrsville have high numbers or percentages of students from low-income...
  • In this innovative kindergarten class, A is for 'Action!'

    In this innovative kindergarten class, A is for 'Action!'
    The palm trees are made of construction paper, the waves of shiny fabric. The actors wear straw hats, sunglasses and loud Hawaiian shirts. They lean back in lawn chairs, legs too short to touch the ground. One holds a goblet, the other a picture book....
  • Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17

    Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17
    GLASTONBURY — Nayaug Elementary School Principal Holly Hageman is leaving to become assistant superintendent in Regional School District 17. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman told the school board about Hageman's departure Monday night. Hageman sent...
  • Open House Tonight At Manchester's Most Modern School

    Open House Tonight At Manchester's Most Modern School
    MANCHESTER — An open house tonight at the town's most recently renovated school is to include a discussion of the school modernization proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot. The event at Highland Park School, 397 Porter St., is set for 5:30-7 p.m. The...
  • Workshops to explain Common Core math to parents

    The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is planning workshops over the next two months to help parents understand the ways Common Core is changing their children's math homework. Curriculum changes as a result of the newly implemented state standards...
  • La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program

    La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program
    After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year. District 102,...
  • Connecticut father sues after Ebola fears keep daughter from school

    Connecticut father sues after Ebola fears keep daughter from school
    MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A father sued a Connecticut elementary school on Tuesday, saying his 7-year-old daughter was discriminated against and banned from school for 21 days based on irrational fears of Ebola because she attended a wedding in Nigeria....
  • Going down: East Penn enrollment expected to plummet by 2024

    Enrollment in the East Penn School District is expected to drop by 700 students by 2024 — the equivalent of the student population at Shoemaker Elementary School. Those were the findings of a study presented to the district's school board Monday...
  • Kids of Character: Charly Mariska Adie

    Kids of Character: Charly Mariska Adie
    Charly Mariska Adie Age: 10 School: Harbordale Elementary in Fort Lauderdale Grade: Fifth Hometown: Fort Lauderdale Trait: Kindness When a new student arrived from abroad, Charley quickly took the shy and soft-spoken classmate under her wing....
  • Dual Language Charter School sending some students back to home districts

    Dual Language Charter School sending some students back to home districts
    The Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School in Bethlehem is temporarily suspending operations for seventh and eighth grade and telling those students to return to their home school districts or enroll in other charter schools. The decision comes as...
  • Warrene Foster: Teacher for generations of 5th-graders

    Warrene Foster: Teacher for generations of 5th-graders
    When fifth-grade teacher Warrene Foster took a restroom break, she knew her students at Orlando's Lockhart Elementary School would get loud and rowdy. So on her way back she would always whistle, a sign that she expected students to be well-behaved when...