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  • House hearing goes on despite IHSA's absence

    House hearing goes on despite IHSA's absence
    An Illinois General Assembly committee hearing Friday brought attention to the plight of catastrophically injured student-athletes, but the object of the witnesses' anger was not in the room. Testimony at the Elementary and Secondary Education committee...
  • Third graders get a visit from the mayor

    Third graders get a visit from the mayor
    Mayor Zareh Sinanyan visited third-graders at Franklin Magnet School on Friday where he stressed the importance of voting and answered questions from the students who are currently learning about government. “What happens if you don’t vote?&...
  • Commentary: Cities should support early childhood education

    Re. "The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs," (Sept. 18): When I read the story about National Child Awareness Month, I saw the potential for organizations like its sponsor, the Festival of Children Foundation, to be leaders in helping...
  • 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...
  • Parents, teachers question safety of Ocean View schools amid asbestos controversy

    Tensions ran high during a community meeting in Huntington Beach about the Ocean View School District's handling of asbestos at various school sites. More than 100 parents and teachers gathered in an auditorium at Marine View Middle School on Thursday...
  • State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues

    State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues
    Civil rights organizations asked a judge Thursday to order the state Education Department to remedy problems at Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles, where attorneys say some students have languished for nearly eight weeks without the appropriate...
  • Studying why some kids overcome obstacles, others can't

    Leoandra Onnie Rogers is an exceptional person because she lives beyond the confines of expectations. Rogers, the first in her family to attend college, has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology and is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of...
  • A new path to college for CPS students

    A new path to college for CPS students
    Every year, hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students earn decent grades, graduate from high school and then ... flounder. Many of them don't get the encouragement to enroll in college, many can't afford college tuition. That's a shame for them, their...
  • In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority

    In Allentown, Wolf vows to make education a priority
    Standing in the shadow of Allentown's Muhlenberg Elementary School, Tom Wolf promised Thursday to make education a priority if he's elected Pennsylvania's next governor. Wolf, the York County Democrat leading incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the polls,...
  • Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress

    Willow Lane Elementary unveils 'buddy bench' for kids in distress
    Last year, as a fifth-grader, Willow Lane Elementary School pupil Megan Goldman read about an increasingly popular way to help lonely and disaffected children: the buddy bench. It's a simple idea — a playground bench where children can sit to...
  • John Deasy's future

    It would be a great loss to the students of Los Angeles Unified School District if Supt. John Deasy left his job or were fired, especially if the enormous and welcome sense of urgency he brings to education left with him. Deasy's leadership over the...