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  • 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....
  • IB Program At Sunset Ridge Among Several School District Changes

    EAST HARTFORD — The school district is developing plans to convert Sunset Ridge School into a International Baccalaureate academy, Superintendent Nathan Quesnel told the school board this week. The move would complete a "pipeline" of IB education...
  • Ketta Brown reelected to school board, joined by two newcomers

    Trustee Ketta Brown is headed back to the Laguna Beach Unified School District board after earning the most votes of the four candidates in Tuesday's election, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters. The incumbent competed against three...
  • Norfeldt School Students Honor Veterans In West Hartford

    Norfeldt School Students Honor Veterans In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — Students at Norfeldt Elementary School invited veterans in their families to attend an assembly honoring their service Tuesday. "It's nice for them to understand and to learn what a veteran really is," said Anthony DeVito, 76, of...
  • Myth Busters aims to dispel safety rumors at Newport-Mesa schools

    Myth Busters aims to dispel safety rumors at Newport-Mesa schools
    When Larry Haynes picked up his then-freshman daughter from Estancia High School after one of her first days, he asked if she ever felt unsafe. The question isn't unusual. After all, student safety is entrusted with teachers and administrators when kids...
  • Veterans' war stories give students a view of military service

    Veterans' war stories give students a view of military service
    Against a backdrop of flags representing the branches of the military, about two dozen local veterans shared their stories of service with students at Mariners Elementary School on Monday morning. The Newport Beach school kicked off its annual...
  • Sierra Madre fault map brings new restrictions

    Sierra Madre fault map brings new restrictions
    New earthquake restrictions on development are now in effect across a large swath of the northern San Gabriel Valley after the state released final maps for a section of the Sierra Madre fault zone. The fault is one of Los Angeles County's longest,...
  • Moxley: Elementary kids get 60 minutes of recess every week

    Moxley: Elementary kids get 60 minutes of recess every week
    Barbara Stamm remembered a time when she could step outside her Leesburg home and hear the laughter of children playing at recess. But the joyful noises from the nearby elementary school recently stopped, and the great-grandmother joined a group of Lake...