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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New state law helps schools focus on dyslexic youngsters

    The differences between Kelly Howard's twin daughters appeared in preschool. Katie easily learned her ABCs, but Zoey struggled. Howard thought Zoey just needed more practice. It wasn't until halfway through first grade that Howard learned her daughter...
  • Va. officials, educators talk tech needs in schools

    Internet demand is growing in Virginia schools, but some rural localities — including those in the Shenandoah Valley — experience challenges to improving broadband access for their students. Educators and technology professionals gathered...
  • Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard

    Tight state funding hits local classrooms hard
    Money's still tight for schools years after the Great Recession — and with state support for schools barely at pre-recession levels, despite a 9 percent rise in state government revenue since then, the bite is felt most deeply in classrooms. On...
  • District U46 changes might include magnet school

    District U46 changes might include magnet school
    The idea of a magnet/charter school has come back to life in Elgin School District U46 — from inside the district's own administration. The leaders of U46's Enrollment and Facilities Committee say that two of the approaches they have been eyeing...