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  • Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living

    Anti-bullying program takes aim at retirement living
    An anti-bullying program developed for elementary school-aged children is being retooled for a whole new audience: seniors in retirement and assisted living facilities. Alyse November — the licensed clinical social worker behind the original...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Newington Music Department Recognized By The NAMM Foundation

    For the third year in a row, the NAMM Foundation has recognized the Newington Music Department as being one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the country. Newington's commitment to a high quality music education experience for their...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Essay Contest

    Connecticut middle school students are invited to enter a contest to express what the heroism and commitment of U.S. veterans means to them. Organizers hope that the long summer gives students the opportunity to give some thought to the 2014 essay...
  • Former ASD chief announces retirement

    Gerald Zahorchak, whose one-year stint as Allentown School District's superintendent ended in turmoil, has announced his retirement as chief of the Greater Johnstown School District. Zahorchak told the Greater Johnstown School Board last week that he...
  • Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students

    Starting this fall, free breakfasts, lunches available for all CPS students
    Starting this fall, all Chicago Public Schools students will be able to get free breakfast and lunch at school. The high number of students living at the poverty level in the district qualified CPS to meet the required threshold for full reimbursement by...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed

    VHSL's latest realignment proposal well-intended but flawed
    My inbox overfloweth, courtesy of college sports' annual July 1 conference realignment celebrations. Louisville to the ACC; Elon to the Colonial Athletic Association; Davidson to the Atlantic 10; East Carolina, Tulane and Tulsa to the American Athletic;...
  • Lasting tribute to late teacher

    Hollywood Central Elementary School has found a fitting way to celebrate Carol MacKenzie, who spent 50 years teaching music to generations of students there. MacKenzie retired in 2010 at age 75. The school surprised her with a retirement celebration, but...
  • District 39 discusses expanding math time

    District 39 discusses expanding math time
    In an effort to prepare students for the mathematical rigors of high school and beyond, officials with Wilmette School District 39 said they are considering increasing classroom instructional time in math beyond the current daily 40-minute period....
  • The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]

    The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]
    A very unsettling shadow is settling over the whole American educational endeavor. It's largely a consequence of the idea that every child should graduate from high school, be admitted to college and then graduate from college. In order to make that...
  • Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America

    Why ethnic studies programs are good for California, and America
    On Nov. 6, 1968, the Black Student Union and a coalition of student groups at San Francisco State University known as the Third World Liberation Front began what would become the longest student strike in U.S. history. They wanted the university to...