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  • 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...
  • Voters turn down third Griswold school budget

    Griswold is still wrangling with its 2014-15 education budget, after voters rejected the third proposed spending plan by a mere two votes at a June 24 referendum. A formal June 27 recount confirmed the 665-667 vote tally but provided few clues as to...
  • A new generation performs at Summer Strings

    On the front row, a little boy in a green T-shirt jiggled in his seat, occasionally throwing his hands in the air in time with the classical music. For one hour he didn't budge, just the rapt audience attention Timolin and Casey Cole were looking for...
  • Milagro Center keeps students learning during summer

    Joining the fight to stop summer learning loss in elementary school children, the city of Delray Beach declared June 20 as Summer Learning Day. Mayor Cary Glickstein presented the proclamation to students and faculty at the Milagro Center. Over summer...
  • New TOW principal says he will watch and learn

    New TOW principal says he will watch and learn
    Mike Conlon said he's not about to force his will as the new principal at Top of the World Elementary School. "In the first year I want to get acclimated to the staff and students, learn from them and what they've been doing," Conlon said Friday. "You...