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  • Principal Nicolas Jones gives students the best options for their future

    Nicolas Jones is going on his second year as Verplanck's Elementary School Principal. Since coming to the school, he has shifted its culture and is focused on creating opportunities for student success now and in the future. This is Jones' first time in...
  • What would happen if an elementary school abolished homework? This.

    What would happen if an elementary school abolished homework? This.
    Citing the lack of evidence that homework does much if anything to improve academic performance in elementary grades, a principal in Manhattan notified parents that there would be no more after-school assignments for the public school’s students....
  • Hampton School Board members back budget proposal to close school, increase class sizes, give raises

    HAMPTON — Hampton School Board members didn't have many quibbles with the 2015-16 budget proposal released by Hampton City Schools on Wednesday. Board members were in agreement Thursday that they were glad employee raises were in the budget...
  • Gas tax, school choice and SunRail: Letters

    Gas tax, school choice and SunRail: Letters
    Osceola gas tax reasonable When I read about the new Osceola County gasoline tax ("Osceola raises gas tax by 5 cents," Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday), I took out my calculator. I figured out that this additional tax of a nickel per gallon of gasoline...
  • Closing Tarrant Elementary School, increasing class sizes part of Hampton schools proposed budget

    HAMPTON — Closing Tarrant Elementary School, increasing class sizes to 30 students in fourth and fifth grades, and asking parents to pay for Advanced Placement tests are part of the schools budget proposal for next year in Hampton. Employee pay...
  • School Notes for March 11

    School Notes for March 11
    School donations, show and more. Gurnee Contest: School District 50 would like to recognize those Woodland Middle School students who participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association District 8 Solo and Ensemble Contest, recently. The...
  • Thanks to $10,000 donation, fire-damaged Allentown school can buy supplies

    Thanks to $10,000 donation, fire-damaged Allentown school can buy supplies
    When Cleveland Elementary School shuttered its doors two weeks ago because of a small fire, Allentown School District officials weren't able to retrieve any books, papers, pencils or crayons for students. Now, they'll be able to buy school supplies...
  • Three winners honors at Holocaust Educators Award ceremony

    Three winners honors at Holocaust Educators Award ceremony
    Teachers, families, Holocaust survivors and students gathered recently to recognize the exceptional work of this year's three recipients of the Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educator of the Year Award — including two educators from...
  • Polish schoolteacher probed over taping of children's mouths

    Shocking conversations allegedly recorded at a primary school have led authorities in southwestern Poland to look into claims that a teacher taped small children's mouths shut to silence them. A suspicious mother of a 6-year-old secretly recorded a day's...
  • Summer projects top $4.1 million in Wilmette D39

    Once the doors shut on Wilmette School District 39's 2014-2015 school year, construction crews will move in to three schools, getting started on an ambitious schedule of summer construction jobs that could total about $4.14 million. That includes...
  • Shoemaker students celebrating music month

    Shoemaker students celebrating music month
    Students at Shoemaker Elementary School in Macungie are celebrating "Music in Our Schools Month" with a series of activities scheduled through March, according to the East Penn School District. Students are read a music fact daily during morning...