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  • Glendale school board awards building contract for permanent classrooms

    The Glendale Unified school board recently awarded a $32.2-million contract for construction of three multiple-classroom, two-story buildings — one each at Balboa, Verdugo Woodlands and R.D. White elementary schools. Lundgren Builders was awarded...
  • Former Principal Shares Memories As Buckley School Marks 60th Year

    Former Principal Shares Memories As Buckley School Marks 60th Year
    Ed Timbrell, principal at Buckley Elementary School for 13 years, has memories to share as he looks forward to the school's 60th anniversary celebration this month. Timbrell, 83, started teaching in Manchester in 1953 at Waddell Elementary School. It...
  • Easton Area cites 'tremendous gains' in closing students' achievement gap

    The achievement gap is getting smaller in Easton Area School District schools. During Tuesday's standing committee meeting, Robert Steckel, director of teaching and learning for K-6, and Angela DiVietro, director of teaching and learning for Grades 7-12,...
  • Easton Area School District wants cameras on buses, child care program

    Easton Area School District wants cameras on buses, child care program
    The Easton Area School District is seeking bids for video cameras on school buses and for a before- and after-school child care program. Both issues were discussed during the Oct. 29 board meeting and came up again during Tuesday night's standing...
  • Orange schools won't let grades slip below 50

    Orange schools won't let grades slip below 50
    From now on, the lowest grade an Orange County secondary student will get for a class is 50. The School Board on Tuesday night formalized the year-old practice of eliminating zero grades for middle and high school. It will not affect individual...
  • Northbrook District 27 board supports full-day kindergarten

    Northbrook District 27 board supports full-day kindergarten
    The Northbrook District 27 Board of Education voiced unanimous support for a proposed full-day kindergarten program, which would begin next fall, at a recent meeting. The primary impetus behind the proposal is two-fold, said Superintendent David Kroeze....
  • Elizabeth M. Solter, accomplished equestrian and teacher

    Elizabeth M. Solter, accomplished equestrian and teacher
    Elizabeth M. Solter, an accomplished equestrian and teacher who had been a member of the U.S. Equestrian Team and went on to a successful career as a rider, died Sept. 12 of breast cancer at Amberly Farms, her farm in Berlin, Worcester County. She was 47....
  • Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate

    Hampton Roads schools see increase in on-time graduation rate
    Local school divisions largely followed a statewide trend of more students graduating on-time from high school, according to data released by the state Wednesday. School officials praised the increase as the culmination of years of focused efforts to...
  • By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Nayaug Elementary School

    By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Nayaug Elementary School
    GLASTONBURY — Each year, the state Department of Education releases data on public schools in the state. Each Thursday, we will look at the 2012/13 numbers for each of Glastonbury's nine schools from students eligible for free lunches to the...
  • Language classes important

         A guy I've corresponded with often over the years had the following reaction to my recent column about new funding to buy foreign language and dual language children's books for the Allentown Public Library so more non-English speakers can read to...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12

     Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Veterans Day pancake breakfast To show...