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  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Official says Arundel schools should uphold suspension in pastry gun incident

    Official says Arundel schools should uphold suspension in pastry gun incident
    A hearing examiner recommended the Anne Arundel County school board uphold last year's two-day suspension of a second-grader who was accused of nibbling a pastry into the shape of a gun. But an attorney for the family of Joshua Welch said if the county...
  • Raising The Kindergarten Age — Help Or Harm For Children?

    Rep. Michelle Cook tells a familiar story — of one child who started kindergarten in Connecticut as the youngest in the class, and another who started as one of the eldest. The two children are her own, and to some degree they fit a stereotype:...
  • Lake School Board approves 8 principal appointments

    Lake School Board approves 8 principal appointments
    TAVARES — School Board members last week approved new appointments for eight principals, including the controversial transfer of a Lost Lake Elementary's leader. Students, parents and school staff members protested the transfer of Rhonda Hunt,...
  • Palatine D15 to discuss settlement with former principal

    Palatine D15 to discuss settlement with former principal
    A "resignation settlement" will be discussed at a special meeting called by a Palatine elementary school district on Monday. Community Consolidated School District 15 will discuss former principal, Mary Szuch, at 5:30 p.m. on Monday at the Joseph M....
  • Sherry Hage: A Balanced View of Public Charter Schools

    Last week’s investigative story on charter schools in Florida may have offered transparency on the worst providers, but it failed to paint a complete picture of an industry that is making impact.   The articles produced by the Sun-Sentinel...
  • A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]

    A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]
    The new Baltimore schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, starts work Tuesday. And regardless of the outside temperature, he'll be on a hot seat from day one. The challenges facing any urban school district superintendent are super-daunting. In Baltimore,...
  • Cantorial prodigy joins new congregation

    After seeing the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" at the age of six, Jonathan Angress told his parents he wanted to play the violin. He went on to master the instrument. As a youngster, Angress, who grew up in North Miami Beach, often davened from the...
  • Integrating Israel education in Jewish day schools

    A new initiative will aim to improve Israel experiences and education in Jewish day schools. The iCenter, a national Israel education organization, has launched "iNfuse: Israel Education in Day Schools." Six day schools from across North America have...
  • LCUSD analyzes pilot fifth, sixth grade math program

    La Cañada Unified school officials looked at whether or not heterogeneous math classes in fifth- and sixth-grades piloted in the 2013-14 school year help kids learn. Supt. Wendy Sinnette and Anais Wenn, assistant superintendent of curriculum and...
  • Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground

    Teacher evaluation system is latest education battleground
    After years of holding schools accountable for student test scores, the idea of using those scores to evaluate teachers and determine their pay has become the latest battleground in education across the nation. This past school year, Maryland's 60,000...