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  • Keeth Elementary student gets perfect scores on three FCAT tests

    Keeth Elementary student gets perfect scores on three FCAT tests
    Yazielis Perez didn't speak English when she started kindergarten. This past spring, she was the only Seminole County elementary student to get perfect scores on all three of the FCAT tests she took as a fourth-grader. "It's amazing. I'm really proud of...
  • Pennsylvania antlerless deer permits on sale next week

    Not since my wedding in 1982 have I taken off two weeks in a row at work, and getting back into the office Monday morning reminded me why. Back then, a much simpler time, you merely had to deal with the U.S. mail and phone messages. Today, emails have...
  • One year in, Carnival CEO working to right the ship

    MIAMI A year after stepping into the top job at Carnival Corp., Arnold Donald still doesn't know what he was thinking when he heard the offer. After a board member from the world's largest cruise company called him to say that then-Chairman and chief...
  • Understanding the difference between curriculum and standards

    Fanning the firestorm over Common Core State Standards is the fear that by adopting common standards, states are signing onto a national curriculum and thus undermining the decisions of local school boards and educators. But before going too far down...
  • Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan

    Residents Offer Mixed Opinions On Glastonbury School Consolidation Plan
    GLASTONBURY — The school board's decision to hold off on plans to close two elementary schools by 2020 received a mixed reaction Monday from residents. The board had determined at its June 23 meeting it would be better to remove the specific dates...
  • Student's artwork featured

    COLCHESTER - As a participating Connecticut HOT (Higher Order Thinking) School, Jack Jackter Intermediate School's student voices, ideas, and opinions are honored and valued throughout the school year. Grade four students at the Jack Jackter...
  • Dance contest takes steps to help education

    The Educational Foundation of Lake County will present the annual "Stepping Out for Education," a ballroom-dance competition similar to "Dancing With the Stars," a show on ABC that pairs professional dancers with celebrities. The event is scheduled for...
  • Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014

     Jane C. Newman, 1945-2014
    Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes. Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
  • Scott Poland: Focus on mental health of our students

    "If we do not make changes, then our past will determine our future and we will continue to have school shootings." This statement was a part of my first testimony before Congress in March 1999 shortly before the massacre at Columbine High School. My...
  • The science of summer fun at Lehigh Valley libraries

    Ayden Rojas of Bethlehem knows what he wants to do when he gets older. "When I'm 18, I'm going to the moon," the 6-year-old says confidently. Lehigh University physics professor Gary DeLeo seeks to ignite the imaginations of Rojas and about 20 other...
  • Slowly the wall between church and state crumbles

    By a 5 to 4 conservative majority the Supreme Court has emasculated labor unions, campaign finance regulations, the Voting Rights Act of 2006 and what's left of affirmative action in its campaign to reshape American society. Here I will limit my...