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  • D220 board hears of new S.T.E.M initiative for elementary grades

    D220 board hears of new S.T.E.M initiative for elementary grades
    The Barrington 220 Board of Education learned of a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M) initiative aimed at the elementary level at its Dec. 16 board meeting. The four-year pilot plan, presented to the board by a team of...
  • 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...
  • Assembly honors U.S. soldiers

    Assembly honors U.S. soldiers
    It was a touching scene as Plantation Park Elementary School students read letters and cards of appreciation to servicemen and women at a recent assembly. The presentation was organized by Kids Do Care, which partners with the U.S. military and school...
  • Students connect with soldiers overseas

    Students connect with soldiers overseas
    Kimberly Caballero's kindergarten class showed true holiday spirit by writing letters and sending a care package to a group of U.S. Army soldiers serving in Afghanistan. To express their gratitude, the soldiers recently used FaceTime to thank the 19...
  • Trot over to Sunset Palms' run, wellness expo

    Sunset Palms Elementary School, a Green School of Quality, will have its second annual TurtleTrot One Mile Run and Wellness Expo at 8 a.m. Jan. 11. The family-friendly event, which is open to everyone, includes a walk/run, live disc jockey entertainment,...
  • Asbestos-plagued Ocean View accused of 'witch hunt'

    The Ocean View School District board of trustees declined to disclose what went on during a closed meeting held Monday to discuss the disciplining or firing of a high-level employee — a procedure that some are calling a "witch hunt" over the...