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Elementary Schools

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  • Hidden Oaks teacher gets Governor's Shine Award

    Hidden Oaks teacher gets Governor's Shine Award
    Hidden Oaks Elementary School science teacher Alicia Foy, 55, a 14-year veteran of the School District of Palm Beach County, recently earned the Governor's Shine Award from Gov. Rick Scott and was recognized in Tallahassee along with nine other STEM...
  • Bloomfield Schools Postpone Grade Configuration Plans

    BLOOMFIELD — School officials have postponed a plan to reconfigure grades to reduce the number of times students move from one school to another. Officials had been considering the change in an effort to stem declining enrollment and better prepare...
  • Feds: Chicago school targeted pregnant teachers for firing

    Feds: Chicago school targeted pregnant teachers for firing
    The federal government has sued the Chicago Board of Education, alleging the district discriminated against pregnant teachers at a Northwest Side elementary school by targeting them for termination. The lawsuit alleges that the principal of Scammon...
  • UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on

    UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on
    Aimee Ruiz was panicked. The four UC campuses she applied to had rejected her. Two private colleges had accepted her but not offered enough financial aid. She considered taking a year off school to work and save money. Then UC Merced emailed to see if...
  • Connecticut's Students Learning English Perform Poorly Compared To Nation

    When Brian Gonzalez, an eighth-grader at Windham Middle School, arrived last year from Puerto Rico, he knew very little English. He was pulled out of the classroom for one period a day, he says, to work with a teacher who helped him learn English and...
  • Innovate to balance school capacity

    As a principal for many years, often I had the challenge of coming up with ways to make room for students. Most schools operate near capacity and as numbers ebb and flow principals find themselves constantly looking for space. School capacity is much...
  • Four-year plan calls for major upgrades for schools

    Four-year plan calls for major upgrades for schools
    Dulaney High School is one of the top high schools in the state in terms of academics, but its decades-old water pipes aren't performing as well. Three times in the past year pipes have burst. In one instance, water filled the orchestra pit in the...
  • John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate

     John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate
    John I. Goodlad, whose exhaustive analysis of the culture of schools and the reasons for their failures made him one of the intellectual leaders of the education reform movement that took off in the early 1980s, died Nov. 29 in Seattle. He was 94. The...
  • Friends of the Libraries: 'Eyes' wide open for professional talks

    An exciting new series called "Through The Eyes Of…" is being presented by the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries in 2015 to support Costa Mesa libraries as centers of learning. These new programs will feature creativity, curiosity and a...
  • Students learn, grow at Great Kids Explorer Club

    Students learn, grow at Great Kids Explorer Club
    Twice a week, third-grader Adamaris Cabrera and her sister, first-grader Valeria Hernandez, don't go straight home after leaving McInnis Elementary in DeLeon Springs. They settle into classrooms in a building three blocks away to spend a few more...
  • North Shore violin teacher brings strings program to North Lawndale

    North Shore violin teacher brings strings program to North Lawndale
    For violin teacher Sarah Dupuis, far more than 23 miles divides her North Shore students from those she instructs at a charter school in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood. Dupuis says that, despite facing poverty and hardships unknown to her...