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  • New law brings confusion over school testing

    New law brings confusion over school testing
    Florida's new law meant to curb testing in public schools has so far led mostly to confusion, as some school districts have canceled new exams, and others — including Orange — have said they didn't think they could. The law Gov. Rick Scott...
  • Parents unhappy with Lincoln-Way District 210 move from transition house

    Parents unhappy with Lincoln-Way District 210 move from transition house
    Four years ago, when Lincoln-Way Area Special Education Cooperative District 843 opened its transition house in Frankfort, it was touted as being "innovative," "forward thinking" and a doorway to opportunity for special education students who had...
  • Winchester schools chief serves as role model with book club

    At the beginning of the school year, Frederick Douglass Elementary School Principal Stephanie Downey was concerned that some of her students might not have enough male role models. The school has only two male teachers out of a teaching staff of about...
  • Community briefs

    Hermes Elementary to honor retirees Hermes Elementary School in Aurora will celebrate four retirees who have all worked more than 30 years in East Aurora School District 131: first-grade teacher Joanie Britton, reading coach Ann Johnson, kindergarten...
  • Six-year wait for full-day kindergarten 'unacceptable', Bregy says

    Six-year wait for full-day kindergarten 'unacceptable', Bregy says
    North Shore District 112 won't rush to expand kindergarten from a half-day to a full-day program this fall just to copy its neighbor to the west. But administrators agree the district can't wait until a consolidation and reorganization of school...
  • Easton Area restructures administrators' roles, approves preliminary budget

    Easton Area restructures administrators' roles, approves preliminary budget
    Easton Area School Board approved a plan this week to restructure some administrators' responsibilities. The move consolidates the duties of an assistant superintendent and director of technology who left the district about three years ago, said the...
  • Batavia elementary students help fund, create outdoor classroom

     Batavia elementary students help fund, create outdoor classroom
    Lucky for fourth-grader Lileth Ramey, lavender was among the perennials planted by H.C. Storm Elementary students Wednesday at the school's new outdoor classroom. Purple is Lileth's second-favorite color. "They're so pretty, and they smell so good,"...
  • Norfeldt School Celebrates Earth Day In West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD — When Sam Lewis, 7, saw highway crews grinding trees into mulch several months ago, he felt a pang of sadness. So instead of birthday presents this year, Lewis asked for donations to plant more trees. His parents, Jill Pollack...
  • Down in the dirt for Earth Day

    Down in the dirt for Earth Day
    MANCHESTER — Fourth-grader Tiffany Murphy didn't mind getting her hands dirty Thursday as she planted a tree with her Ebb Valley Elementary School classmates. The school, which received a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, celebrated Earth Day...
  • Sweet corn on track to become official state vegetable

    Sweet corn on track to become official state vegetable
    The Illinois Senate on Thursday approved a measure dubbing sweet corn as the official state vegetable following a discussion on which food group the golden produce belongs to. Debate centered on whether sweet corn should be classified as a fruit,...
  • Chromebooks, tablets to be issued to K-12 students in District 301

    Chromebooks, tablets to be issued to K-12 students in District 301
    Central Community Unit School District 301 plans to roll out its new technology program this coming fall for students in grades kindergarten through high school. A TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) team has been formed to help teachers in all of...