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  • Quote's context sheds better light on LAUSD candidate George McKenna

    Quote's context sheds better light on LAUSD candidate George McKenna
    It was one line from a column of mine about the response of Los Angeles Unified officials to revelations of child abuse by a teacher at Miramonte Elementary. I'd quoted senior administrator George McKenna telling a community meeting that Miramonte's...
  • School budget fails yet again, may be cut to zero increase

    Griswold will start the school year without an education budget in place, as voters rejected the fourth Board of Education budget proposal at a July 22 referendum by a 981-1022 margin. Finance board members expect to cut the $25,291,300 school spending...
  • Kids and Money: Before kid leaves nest, revisit insurance policies

    Strange and unexpected things can happen after you ship your kids off to college. Laptops have a way of disappearing from backpacks when left unattended in the school library. Fenders tend to get creased when squeezing into tight parking spots next to...
  • California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

    California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes
    Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise. A lawsuit was filed in October in...
  • State Senate race features longtime rivals

    State Senate race features longtime rivals
    The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CHC, Inc. & Horizons-NCCS Provide Kids With Health & Wellness Education

    On Wednesday, July 16, staff members from Community Health Center Inc.'s (CHC) Norwalk, Stamford and Danbury locations hosted a health fair for students attending the Horizons Summer Enrichment Program at New Canaan Country School. The goals of the...
  • CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show

    CREC Students Discuss Animal Rights on Nickelodeon News Show
    HARTFORD — At 12 years old, Meghana Kandarpa has discovered she can affect the world with her words. Kandarpa, who feels strongly about animal rights, recently appeared on Nickelodeon's "Nick News." She was among a group of students from Capitol...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says
    Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found. The...
  • Darryl Owens: Imitation is survival, not flattery, in Pine Hills

    Darryl Owens: Imitation is survival, not flattery, in Pine Hills
    It wasn't long after native New Yorker Sandra Fatmi moved to Pine Hills that she realized her adopted home wasn't running on all cylinders. Two years ago, she turned to Google for ways to tune up her embattled community just west of Orlando. Fatmi was...
  • New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race

    New political action committee forms in L.A. school board race
    A new political action committee has formed to influence the outcome of Los Angeles school board races, filling a gap created when a group of civic leaders, which includes former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, decided to sit out next month's key upcoming...