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  • Lehigh Valley students brace for the new PSSA

    Lehigh Valley students brace for the new PSSA
    Third-grade teacher Jen Eisenhart reads the math problem to her students at Farmersville Elementary School in Bethlehem Township: There are five buckets. Each bucket has the same amount of sand. The total weight of all the buckets is 45 pounds. How much...
  • Board votes to remove mandate on art, gym teachers

    Ohio's state education board approved a policy change Monday that opponents argued could gut elementary school music, art, nursing and counseling offerings statewide. The Ohio Board of Education voted 11-7 Monday evening to eliminate the so-called "5...
  • In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being

    In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students' Social, Emotional Well-Being
    HARTFORD -- A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press...
  • EXCHANGE: McHenry County schools focus on lifelong fitness

    The ball moved haltingly as the fifth-graders in Jackie Anderson's physical education class scrambled to get open. The game was a new one, rolled out as part a physical education curriculum overhaul for kindergarten through the fifth grade at Woodstock...
  • York elementary school days could be extended

    York elementary school days could be extended
    York County elementary school days could be lengthened by six minutes next year and middle school teachers could be required to teach students for an additional eight hours a course after regular school hours to have "banked" time for snow days. High...
  • Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity

    Students, teachers say AP summer program cut would mean lost opportunity
    For the past three years, while their peers were sleeping in or on vacation, teenagers from across Baltimore have converged on Digital Harbor High School with a common goal: to challenge themselves. The students, members of the Advanced Placement...
  • LaGrange Highlands students dig into garden project

    LaGrange Highlands students dig into garden project
    A little dirt under fingernails and in shoes didn't deter a gung-ho group of gardeners April 11 at a LaGrange Highlands school. Students, staff and parents rolled up their sleeves to build 10 raised beds in several shapes and sizes at Highlands...
  • Eldersburg Elementary to hold fundraiser to fight brain cancer

    When Cathy Chiaramonte, a fourth-grade teacher at Eldersburg Elementary School, had a headache for three weeks in January, she though it was just a sinus problem. Chiaramonte, 54, was diagnosed in February with glioblastoma multiforme after an episode...
  • Redistricting public hearing to be held April 14

    Redistricting public hearing to be held April 14
    The county Board of Education will conduct a public hearing tomorrow night on five redistricting options for Annapolis-area schools. Four of the options are aimed at relieving the overcrowding at Tyler Heights Elementary School. The hearing will be at 7...
  • Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team

    Five locals named to FHSAA Academic All-State Team
    Five were locals named to the Florida High School Athletic Association Academic All-State team on Monday. There were more than 200 candidates for the award which is extended to the FHSAA's nearly 700 member schools, according to a release. To be...
  • Testing robs kids of self-paced study: My Word

    Testing robs kids of self-paced study: My Word
    Imagine you're in third grade. You've been working hard all year and have A's and B's on your report card. Now imagine it's testing week, and the months of hard work leading up to this week could be for naught if you do not pass the Florida Standards...