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  • Orange to expand recess to all elementary schools

    Orange to expand recess to all elementary schools
    All Orange County elementary schools will offer recess next school year, a change from this past year when 23 campuses did not require giving youngsters that traditional school-day break. The Orange County School Board is planning to discuss recess...
  • Schools take action to attract students to education careers

    For years, education groups have warned that lagging pay for teachers in Virginia and other states could lead to fewer people entering the field. Now they have evidence to back up their fears. Between 2010 and 2014, the number of ACT-tested high school...
  • New principals named at Disney, Stevenson elementary schools

    Two Burbank elementary schools will ring in the next school year in August with new principals, who were announced during the Burbank Unified school board meeting Thursday evening. Christina Desiderio will take the helm at Robert Louis Stevenson...
  • Year-round school popular at Hallandale but not elsewhere

    Year-round school popular at Hallandale but not elsewhere
    If this is summer vacation, someone forgot to tell the kids at Hallandale Elementary. At a time when most students are enjoying summer camps and water slides, these students are camped out at school trying to avoid the "summer slide" in their learning....
  • Bowers Elementary School Returns Time Capsule To School's Wall

    Last October, Bowers Elementary School revealed what was inside a time capsule that had been buried in 1989. Now, that time capsule is going back inside the walls of the school and won't be opened until 2039. Robert Borello was a fifth and sixth grade...
  • Around Annapolis: School plants a tree and builds a bench for beloved secretary

    Around Annapolis: School plants a tree and builds a bench for beloved secretary
    Evie Swink has spent her life living in and giving to the community of Eastport. Her parenthood and 32 years of her career were spent at Eastport Elementary School. This year is her last as principal's secretary at the school – she is retiring....
  • My Wife's Teaching Job: A Grueling, Satisfying Adventure

    My Wife's Teaching Job: A Grueling, Satisfying Adventure
    I went to work with my wife last week, something I should have done years ago. But as a practiced procrastinator, I never got around to it. I was curious to see how she does what she does. I was also conscious of a paradox. Although nearly four decades of...
  • Retiring Carroll teachers close book on long careers

    Retiring Carroll teachers close book on long careers
    Debra Elsen, 62, sat in her first-grade classroom at Ebb Valley Elementary School in Manchester surrounded by the children's books she had amassed over nearly four decades. Friday was the final day of her 39-year career as a teacher for Carroll County...
  • Bounce it out: Students on exercise balls concentrate more

    Brady Stafford sits quietly, his feet flat on the floor with pencil in hand, as he pours over the math problems before him trying to solve for the mean, median and mode. His quiet, determined expression is overshadowed by one thing: He can't stop...
  • Generations connected through pen and paper

    Generations connected through pen and paper
    Second-graders from Elmer Wolfe Elementary School and the residents of Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster had never met before Wednesday, but they knew all about each other. After being paired as pen pals early in the school year, the students...
  • Elementary school program celebrating inner 'gorgeousness'

    At Sandy Hook Elementary School earlier this month, photographs of two fifth graders were spotlighted under a white sign with capital red letters: "I'M GORGEOUS INSIDE." Underneath the heading, the photos showed Sidney Duckworth and Kiersten Wilson &#...