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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending

    District 99 tentative budget shows tax hike, more tech, transportation spending
    The Downers Grove public high school district is planning to hike taxes and boost spending for transportation and technology in the upcoming school year, according to budget documents. The Community High School District 99 school board approved the...
  • 7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U

    7th graders to try new math curriculum in District 365U
    The Valley View School District 365U school board voted to implement a pilot math curriculum for 7th graders that emphasizes real-world applications. The program will cost $28,000 for student and teacher textbooks from Carnegie Learning, and will...
  • 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...
  • District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy

    District 303 gets 37 transfer requests under new policy
    St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 has received 37 requests from families wanting to move their child to another school, under a new policy allowing elementary school choice district-wide, officials said Tuesday. The new policy, which was...
  • Arlene Sadev Uslander, 1934-2014

     Arlene Sadev Uslander, 1934-2014
    Arlene Sadev Uslander, a teacher, author and editor, helped develop the "Study of People Program" that taught sex education to first- through fifth-grade children in Skokie School District 68 beginning in the late 1950s. Mrs. Uslander later co-...
  • Winnifred Cook Huder: Food and family were constants for ex-teacher

    Winnifred Cook Huder: Food and family were constants for ex-teacher
    If there was one thing Winnifred Cook Huder was known for, it was her skills behind a hot stove. Whatever the occasion — a housewarming, a sick friend, a family gathering — Huder was ready with a baked ham, black-eyed peas and other Southern...
  • Parents seek stability at Liberty school

     Parents seek stability at Liberty school
    An Orland Park grade school that's been a revolving door for principals could see the job split between two retirees or the elevation of the current assistant. Plucking a pair of interim principals out of retirement was one of several options...