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  • Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools

    Superintendent highlights 'continuous improvement' in District 203 schools
    New curriculum, increased diversity, all-day kindergarten and online courses are just a few of the changes that can be seen in Naperville Unit District 203 schools this year. Administrators gave community members an update on the state of the district...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
    As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....
  • Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting

    Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting
    As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area. Two elementary...
  • Gloucester teacher surprised with region's top honors

    GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County's reigning top teacher Jennifer Worrell said she was stunned Wednesday morning to learn she has been named Region 3 Teacher of the Year. Worrell was surprised with the news in front of her fourth grade class at...
  • Steve Jobs limited kids' access to tech. Shouldn't we?

    Steve Jobs limited kids' access to tech. Shouldn't we?
    A major upside of sending my kids to an overcrowded, underfunded Chicago public school is the lack of technology in their classrooms. At back-to-school night last year, one parent asked my daughter's second-grade teacher, "Are there any plans to...
  • Avon Schools Prepare New Curriculum For Math, Language Arts

    AVON — The board of education is reviewing a proposed overhaul of a school curriculum that officials say will make it more rigorous. School administrators presented a new math and language arts curriculum for children in kindergarten through eighth...
  • Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...
  • Gloucester Schools reviewing class size options

    Although initial enrollment numbers for the new school year are down compared to 2013, Gloucester school officials are looking to review the division’s class size ratios. Last week, the Gloucester County School Board discussed lower class sizes...
  • Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location

    Court won't hear Bethlehem schools argument against second charter location
    A Pennsylvania appeals court has refused to hold a second hearing on Bethlehem Area School District's argument against the Lehigh Valley Dual Language Charter School's effort to open a second location. But the charter school still faces barriers in...
  • Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests

    Broward County schools could give hundreds of new tests
    Final exams will be given to Broward County students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergarten. The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law,...