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Elementary Schools

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  • Hampton expands iPad program for students

    Hampton expands iPad program for students
    HAMPTON — Tyshawn Spencer was eager to show off his new iPad Wednesday. The 13-year-old 8th grader at Lindsay Middle School uses the device to do homework and research assignments in class. He has "apps" for a notebook, a calculator, and a place...
  • Outreach Love pairs students, tutors for Saturday study sessions

    Outreach Love pairs students, tutors for Saturday study sessions
    Twelve-year-old Kenneth Brown walked around the Wesley Child Development Center Saturday morning snapping photos of kids being tutored with math flashcards, working on computers and making pictures with construction paper. Now a 6th' grader at Acclaim...
  • New Bethlehem Sands Casino exec plans major expansion

    New Bethlehem Sands Casino exec plans major expansion
    Sands Bethlehem is arguably Pennsylvania's most successful casino, but new President Mark Juliano said the $800 million gambling complex will not be standing pat on its accomplishments. Juliano, an elementary school teacher-turned casino executive who...
  • Texas parents confront fear of Ebola in classroom

    Texas parents confront fear of Ebola in classroom
    A visibly nervous Qeuna Dawson on Friday walked her two boys to the Jack Lowe Elementary School in Dallas, where a student was removed after coming into contact with the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. "I wanted to keep my boys...
  • Fla. schools should work in recess: Editorial

    Fla. schools should work in recess: Editorial
    If play is the child's main business in life, business in Florida elementary schools isn't going so hot. Likely an offshoot of the mini-uprisings that recently have sprung up over what critics consider Florida's addiction to testing, parents around...
  • Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries

    Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries
    Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of the schools could end up graded D or F. Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, some fear the same thing might...
  • Burbank Unified puts focus on tech

    Burbank Unified puts focus on tech
    Burbank school officials approved spending more than $800,000 on various technology-geared projects and personnel on Thursday as the district continues to expand on its technology use. Burbank Unified has been focusing on implementing "21st century"...
  • Former Paul Taylor star Annmaria Mazzini returns to Allentown

    The Paul Taylor Dance Company is a pillar in the world of dance. Founder Paul Taylor pioneered modern dance and is one of the iconic choreographers of the 20th century, creating 140 dances since he started the company in 1954. Annmaria Mazzini was a...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Denny Douds, East Stroudsburg University's record-setting football coach

    Denny Douds has been East Stroudsburg University's head football coach for 41 years. The 63-year-old shows no sign of slowing down and continues to climb up the list of NCAA all-time leaders for wins and games coached. Among just five to coach football...
  • Mayo: Beating the fun out of school, one test at a time

    Mayo: Beating the fun out of school, one test at a time
    You hear about testing mania swallowing our kids — 1,500 different standardized exams in the Broward school district alone — and it's almost too abstract to comprehend, like the national debt. But when you boil it down to just one third-...
  • Utah Common Core test scores worry Florida

    Utah Common Core test scores worry Florida
    Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of Utah schools could end up graded D or F. Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, what happened in Utah could...