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  • 2-year college presidents emphasize need for Tennessee academic standards to prepare students

    The presidents of Tennessee's 13 community colleges say the state's higher academic standards for elementary and secondary schools are necessary to help students succeed in higher education. They were joined by other higher education officials at a...
  • Get out those shovels: New England extended forecast calls for more snow over holiday weekend

    Just as southern New England residents finished digging out from the latest storm, forecasters say more snow is on the way. The region, which has already had record snowfall, saw a dusting of snow Wednesday and can expect more light snowfall Thursday...
  • Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate

    Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate
    In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper. Those of us happily working in the...
  • Modular classrooms planned to ease crowding at Mount Greenwood Elementary

    Modular classrooms planned to ease crowding at Mount Greenwood Elementary
    To relieve overcrowding at Mount Greenwood Elementary School, six modular classrooms will be added for the 2015-16 school year, Chicago Ald. Matt O'Shea, D-19th, said in a news release Monday. The $3 million plan also calls for building a playground...
  • District 112 officials impressed by Wilmette middle school configuration

    North Shore District 112 school officials took a field trip of their own Feb. 5 to visit some Wilmette schools offering a nearby example of the kind of middle-school consolidation that's being fiercely debated in Highland Park. They came back raving...
  • In school discipline, intervention may work better than punishment

    SEATTLE After a decade in classrooms, cheering on young people and believing in their progress, David Levine's faith finally wilted. Three of his top students had walked into the front office at Big Picture High School reeking of marijuana at the...
  • Rehabbed Northbrook school has charm inside and out

    Sometimes the best part of a building, like a person, is what's on the inside. That is certainly the case with the almost-done $9.8 million rehab of Northbrook's Westmoor Elementary School. There's at least one wonderful thing on the outside –...
  • Citrus Cove student takes top honors in chess

    Citrus Cove student takes top honors in chess
    Boynton Beach's Maya Behura, 7, a second-grader at Citrus Cove Elementary School tied for second place (in the second grade category) in the National K-12 Chess Championship that took place last December in Orlando. Maya also was the highest finishing...
  • St. Paul School marks 150 years

    St. Paul School marks 150 years
    With some family history sleuthing, Aurora resident John Muschler learned that his great-grandfather Johann Friedrick Muschler and his older brother George Andreas immigrated to Aurora in 1852 from Germany when they were in their late teens and early 20s....
  • Lake Silver Elementary hosts dedication ceremony

    Lake Silver Elementary hosts dedication ceremony
    It might not mean much to the children in the classrooms, but for some of the adults, the terms “Lake Silver graduate” and “Lake Silver parent” are two separate badges of pride. For Mayor Buddy Dyer, there was a definite sense of...
  • Lake Silver Elementary touted as model for sales tax hike's success

    Lake Silver Elementary touted as model for sales tax hike's success
    Lake Silver Elementary School, which is now celebrating its first semester in the newly renovated and reconstructed building, is being held up by Orange County’s public school leaders as a great example of what can be done when the county has the...