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Elementary Schools

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Top Elementary Schools Articles

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  • Michael E. Faccinetto: Public education beneficial for the common good

    We live in a society of high-stakes competition. With the shrinking economy and recent recession, quality middle-class jobs have become scarce. Reformers tell us students must be prepared to compete in the global economy, and this can only be...
  • L.A. Unified teachers decry new student tracking system

    L.A. Unified teachers decry new student tracking system
    Los Angeles Unified spent about $112 million on an online student tracking program a decade ago but dumped it two years ago in favor of another one that promised a streamlined way to manage enrollment, attendance and grades for the nation's second-largest...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF local...
  • Let bygones be bygones: Lawsuit behind them, Parkland School District, library collaborating with gusto

    On Tuesday night, Parkland School Director Robert M. Cohen told his fellow board members that he would do a public check at next month's meeting to make sure each of them has a library card. "You've been warned," Cohen said half-jokingly. It was part of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: STARBASE Connecticut Summer Fun

    STARBASE Connecticut once again offered high-quality STEM programs to rising 6th grade s udents at both sites; Windsor Locks and Waterbury. Over 100 students chose to share in the science, engineering and fun during the programs, after completing the five...
  • READER SUBMITTED: School Of Nursing Awarded $683K Federal Grant

    The Sacred Heart University School of Nursing has been awarded a $682,940 grant, the largest in the program's history. The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship grant was issued by the Health Resources and Services Administrations (HRSA), an agency of...
  • Middletown School Board To Hire Teachers To Reduce Class Size

    MIDDLETOWN — The school board has authorized hiring up to five additional teachers to reduce elementary class sizes. Parents of students at the Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday to get another teacher for the first grade there, where 47...
  • Cypress Trails' new principal ready for the challenge

    As the school year begins, students and their families may notice a new face on the Cypress Trails Elementary School campus – Shari Bremekamp, the new principal. "I am very excited to be at Cypress Trails," said Bremekamp, who is not new to the...
  • Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds

    Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds
    Most Americans oppose Common Core academic standards -- which Florida and many other states have adopted for their public schools, according to a new poll released this morning. Americans also doubt standardized testing helps teachers do their jobs...
  • Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email

    Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email
    The principal of Lyman High School and the chief financial officer of the Seminole school district are facing two-day suspensions for their roles in pushing for a penny-sales-tax initiative, which violated district policy. Five other staffers received...
  • Naperville schools reviewing dual language program

    Naperville schools reviewing dual language program
    Naperville Unit District 203 isn't seeing as much progress in its dual language program as some officials had hoped. However, administrators say they are making changes to the program they believe will help improve student performance. "In general the...