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  • Virginia Department of Education: Percentage of schools accredited statewide drops

    Virginia Department of Education: Percentage of schools accredited statewide drops
    The Virginia Department of Education said the number of schools meeting statewide accreditation standards dropped for 2014-2015 after higher benchmarks were introduced in 2011. According to the VDOE, just 68 percent of Virginia public schools were fully...
  • Windham Superintendent Dr. Patricia Garcia talks about her first weeks in the district

    Dr. Patricia Garcia has been on the job as superintendent of schools in Windham for about six weeks now, and much of that time has been spent in getting to know the local community. The superintendent has embarked upon a "listening tour," appearing at...
  • Why you should never spank your kids

    Why you should never spank your kids
    Adrian Peterson, the NFL running back, has been indicted for injuring his 4-year-old son. According to sources in law enforcement, Peterson used a tree branch to discipline the boy, leaving cuts and bruises. Peterson's lawyer says his client meant no...
  • Arundel officials seek extension of immunization deadline

    Arundel officials seek extension of immunization deadline
    With more than 700 students failing to show proof of vaccinations required for the new school year as of Monday, Anne Arundel County school officials say they'll apply this week for an extension of a state deadline for required immunizations. The...
  • Nazareth Area's summer reading program a success

    Some students in the Nazareth Area School District just couldn't take a break from reading during the summer, making the district's first foray into a summer library workshop program a success. Each Tuesday in July, students were welcomed to Nazareth...
  • Englander is Hillel's new head of school

    When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator. Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...
  • Give Illinois students a choice

    Give Illinois students a choice
    This academic year we are sending 258,580 Illinois children into schools that will fail to bring 60 percent of them to grade-level by June. Of those who do graduate from high school in four years, fewer than 20 percent will be considered "college ready."...
  • The Home Economist: Don't let your name determine financial actions

    For high school seniors across the country, the school year has just started. But for so many, this one brings a slew of culminations, including the last time these kids will line up alphabetically by last name. While public schools rules say kids can be...
  • Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets

    Palm Beach State remedial enrollment plummets
    The number of students taking remedial classes at Palm Beach State College has dropped by nearly half in the past year, but that doesn't mean they're suddenly better prepared. A new state law, effective this fall semester, allows students who have...
  • Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures

    Southern Californians seek relief from soaring temperatures
    As soaring temperatures blistered Southern California for another day, tens of thousands of people headed to the beaches and pools for relief and schools planned special precautions to prevent students from overheating. A high pressure system pushed...
  • School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area

    School bus problems persist in Downers Grove area
    Matt Pundmann had a word to describe school bus service in Downers Grove so far this year: inconsistent. "Sometimes they don't show up and every day there's a different driver," Pundmann recently told Grade School District 58 officials. "It's a security...