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  • Lots of new things at Broward schools this year

    Lots of new things at Broward schools this year
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours. As an estimated 265,000 students return...
  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • Gloucester explores year-round school program

    Gloucester explores year-round school program
    GLOUCESTER – Over 3,000 schools across the country are on a year-round schedule and Gloucester County Public Schools may soon explore that option. "Children can really benefit from less time away from instruction," said Dr. Chuck Wagner,...
  • Ready to learn more [Editorial]

    Ready to learn more [Editorial]
    Baltimore City schools chief Gregory Thornton says making sure every student is ready for college or work when they graduate from high school will be his Job No. 1 when classes begin next week. For Mr. Thornton, college readiness is a quick shorthand...
  • Former Gloucester student faces effects of concussions with determination

    Former Gloucester student faces effects of concussions with determination
    GLOUCESTER – As a sophomore at Gloucester High School, cheerleading was everything to Joelle Castle. "It was my life. I loved it," Castle said. "I would eat, sleep and breathe cheerleading." On top of her athletic ability, Castle was an honor...
  • Broward educator starts 60th year

    Broward educator starts 60th year
    Laura Martin arrived for a School Board meeting in May, ready to be honored as she retired after nearly six decades as a Broward County educator. But her recognition for being Broward County's longest serving teacher — at 59 years — came...
  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
  • What's new in Palm Beach County schools

    What's new in Palm Beach County schools
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Palm Beach County public schools this year, including GPS-equipped buses, charter schools and extended hours. An an estimated 183,000 students return...
  • Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms

    Schools aim for restaurant-style service in lunchrooms
    No one would confuse the cafeteria line at Crystal Lake Elementary in Seminole County with a restaurant. But that hasn't stopped the school from aiming for a "restaurant-quality" experience. That includes using black plastic ware and serving split-top...
  • How can I help my daughter in middle school?

    Q: My daughter really struggled in her first year of middle school. Although she's extremely bright and easily got A's in elementary school, the move to middle school was very traumatic and she often went to bed crying when she couldn't finish her...
  • School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure

    School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure
    Nancy Robbinson was eager to point out to everyone who showed up at Lake Silver Elementary School how beautiful the building is, and how impressive all the computer equipment inside the classrooms were. “The technology here is incredible,”...