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  • 33 Central Florida schools must extend school day by one hour

    33 Central Florida schools must extend school day by one hour
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must offer an extra hour of reading instruction come August because they landed on the state's list of lowest-performing schools. The 33 schools in Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia counties must extend...
  • Four low-performing Lake schools required to offer extra hour of reading

    Four Lake elementary schools are among 33 in the region that must offer an extra hour of reading instruction come August for landing on the state's list of lowest-performing schools. The schools — in Lake, Orange, Seminole and Volusia — must...
  • LCUSD releases survey data

    About 86% of La Cañada High School parents would recommend the school to others, and 89% of elementary school parents called their child's campus a caring and supportive environment, according to recent findings of an annual districtwide survey. But...
  • Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality

    Private summer schools spark debate on education inequality
    In Beverly Hills, high school students can take a U.S. history course for $798 this summer; in La Cañada Flintridge, Spanish is offered for $775, and in Arcadia, a creative writing course costs $605, plus a $25 registration fee. While summer programs in...
  • Gains show the charter model works: My Word

    This past week, the Florida Department of Education released school grades for public schools across the state of Florida. Schools managed by Charter Schools USA received high marks in Florida and Orange County. CSUSA's net proficiency growth in reading,...
  • Hampton School Board selects chairwoman, amends budget | With Video

    HAMPTON — Martha Mugler was named to a second term as chairwoman of the Hampton School Board Wednesday night during an organizational meeting held at Jones Magnet Middle School. The board also voted unanimously to select William "Dave" Pearson...
  • Local volunteer historian receives national award

    Gloucester volunteer and historical committee member William Lawrence has been chosen to receive a national award of merit for leadership in history from the American Association for State and Local History. Lawrence was honored for his dedication to...
  • Orange school soars from F to A in state grades

    Orange school soars from F to A in state grades
    Palmetto Elementary School in Orange County, smacked with an F from the state last year, leapt to an A on the annual school report card this year, the only elementary or middle school in Florida to make that jump. "To turn a school from an F to an A &#...
  • Farmington Museum Exhibit Seeks To Identify Former Union School Teachers, Students

    FARMINGTON — The Unionville Museum is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Union School with an exhibit featuring photographs and artifacts that span the decades. The school, built on School Street in 1939, was commissioned through President...
  • Seminole County school board members weigh construction projects

    Seminole County school board members weigh construction projects
    Competing construction needs, from decaying buildings to overcrowding, confronted Seminole County school board members Tuesday as they worked to prioritize about $176 million in future sales tax proceeds. Two projects alleviating overcrowding rose to...
  • Glastonbury Plans To Give iPads To All Seventh-Graders

    Glastonbury Plans To Give iPads To All Seventh-Graders
    GLASTONBURY — The town, already on the cutting edge in Connecticut for using iPads in the classroom, is considering a plan to give the tablet computers to every seventh-grader. Brian Czapla, the schools' director of education technology, made...