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  • Redistricting plan to once again divide Gloucester middle schoolers

    Redistricting plan to once again divide Gloucester middle schoolers
    Over 1,300 students will once again be divided between two Gloucester County middle schools in the fall based on a redistricting plan currently under consideration. The draft plan discussed by school officials this week places about 610 students at...
  • Chicago Heights charter school proposal fails

    Chicago Heights charter school proposal fails
    Chicago Heights Elementary School District 170 board members have rejected a proposed charter school that, ultimately, would have served 500 of the district's 3,400 K-through-8 students. Thursday's unanimous and almost instantaneous action saw board...
  • Blind fourth-grader spells his way into regional bee

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. The word was "magician." Standing on stage in front of most of his school, fourth-grader Richie Tienter spelled it correctly, beating out his final opponent, a fifth-grader. He had just become spelling bee champion at Westridge...
  • Hartford Teacher Turns To Crowdsourcing For Classroom Enrichment

    Hartford Teacher Turns To Crowdsourcing For Classroom Enrichment
    HARTFORD — Jodi Kabat, a third-grade teacher at Burns Latino Studies Academy, hasn't let a tight school budget stop her from getting tablet computers, science kits, field trips, a $2,500 3D printer, extra books and boxes of good-behavior candy for...
  • English classes for non-English speakers

    English classes for non-English speakers
    I see the American dream in action on a daily basis as an elementary school teacher in Baltimore County's English for Speakers of Other Languages program. Our great country gives people the opportunity to prosper and succeed. With hard work and many...
  • Marilyn Rudd Wright, sixth-grade teacher in south suburbs, dies at 86

    Marilyn Rudd Wright, who taught sixth graders at schools in Park Forest and Matteson for 27 years, was known for challenging her pupils to get the best out of them, former students said. "She wanted critical thinking, and she held us to very high...
  • Arkansas House would require teaching of cursive writing

    All Arkansas public schools would have to teach cursive writing beginning this fall under a proposal endorsed by the House Thursday over the objection of some lawmakers who said it is no longer needed to be successful in a technology-dominated world....
  • Newtown panel urges more gun control, mental health changes

    A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a new focus for the state's "fragmented and...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf outlines promised tax on natural gas

    Gov. Tom Wolf outlines promised tax on natural gas
    Three months ago, voters, many angry over the loss of education funding, made history by booting from office a sitting governor many viewed as responsible for the loss of thousands of teaching jobs and classroom programs for their children. On Wednesday,...
  • Students learn about a variety of fields

    Students learn about a variety of fields
    University School in Davie has a unique twist on Career Day. As part of their Career Connections event, more than 50 professionals from Nova Southeastern University and beyond were dispersed into eighth-grade classrooms. The five or six participants...
  • Students at all grade levels take part in film festival

    Students at all grade levels take part in film festival
    More than 100 people sat in Lake Zurich High School's Performing Arts Center Feb. 10 to watch several District 95 students put their film making, editing and acting chops on display. Genres explored by the two dozen films featured at the District 95...