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  • Robert G. Keenan Sr., teacher and deacon

    Robert G. Keenan Sr., teacher and deacon
    Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Robert...
  • Former schools trustee Collier seeks to reclaim position

    Former schools trustee Collier seeks to reclaim position
    Former Newport-Mesa Unified trustee Michael Collier has been away from the school board for four years, but he's eager to reclaim his previous spot in the November election. Collier, 59, was first elected to the board in 2006 to represent Area 2,...
  • Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'

    Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'
    Henry Goods has been a muralist for 18 years. He's given marine life, even fairies, homes on street corners and gas-station walls. On his latest creation, roughly 576 amateur painters, some not even as tall as his waist, joined him. Goods teamed up...
  • Tutors help fill educational gaps

    Tutors help fill educational gaps
    Many parents choose to hire a tutor for a child who is struggling with a portion of his or her school work. Finding the right tutor involves some research. That's because, in addition to the tutor being well versed in his or her area of expertise, he or...
  • Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative

    Noted educator Ron Clark tells Lake teachers to be innovative
    MASCOTTE — Nationally recognized educator Ron Clark jumped on tables, rapped about presidents and danced around the room — not typical behavior for teachers. Clark was demonstrating creative teaching methods to staffers from three of the...
  • School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish

    School District 97 buys software to help students learn Spanish
    Oak Park Elementary School District 97 students in third through fifth grades soon will begin using Rosetta Stone software as another tool to learn Spanish at home and in the classroom. At a meeting on Tuesday, school board members voted unanimously...
  • Gender-neutral restrooms the right step: My Word

    What if you hesitated to use the restrooms at work or on campus because you didn't look like the gender figure on the sign, and your anatomy didn't match the gender on the other sign? Thanks to the hard work of Seminole State College's faculty, staff...
  • Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]

    Why do Americans hate America? [Commentary]
    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • Testing, testing, 1-2-3- . . . 1,500?

    The zombie-fication of Florida students continues, unabated. Testing, testing, testing. It sounds like you are taking a sound check. We have end-of-course tests. We have middle-of-course tests. We have do-you-want-to-take-this-course tests. We have...
  • NCC earns 'military friendly' ranking, and other company news

    Community college earns military-friendly ranking Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year. The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
  • Enfield Hosting Security Expert, Holding Public Hearing On Armed Guards Thursday

    ENFIELD – The town council and the board of education will host national security expert Michael Dorn Thursday night. Dorn will speak before a public hearing on the town's school security officer program. Dorn visited Enfield last year to...