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  • Outreach Love pairs students, tutors for Saturday study sessions

    Outreach Love pairs students, tutors for Saturday study sessions
    Twelve-year-old Kenneth Brown walked around the Wesley Child Development Center Saturday morning snapping photos of kids being tutored with math flashcards, working on computers and making pictures with construction paper. Now a 6th' grader at Acclaim...
  • New fields at Kinder Farm pull double duty for youth league, Severna Park High

    New fields at Kinder Farm pull double duty for youth league, Severna Park High
    Two new synthetic turf fields unveiled this week at Kinder Farm Park will transform the Millersvillle facility into the new home of Severna Park High School athletics — at least for the foreseeable future. Community leaders, school officials and...
  • How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?

    How will generous gift to high school graduate affect financial aid?
    Dear Liz: Our grandson's stellar high school performance and his family financial situation were such that he was admitted to his state university with grants sufficient to pay all school fees, including room and board, with no loans or work-study. His...
  • States seek to protect student athletes from heat stroke and other maladies

    ATHENS, Ga. When Georgia public high schools were asked several years ago to devise a policy to govern sports activities during periods of high heat and humidity, one school's proposal stood out: It pledged to scale back workouts when the heat index...
  • L.A. Unified reports big rise in its graduation rate

    L.A. Unified reports big rise in its graduation rate
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday reported a huge rise in its graduation rate, but left out the students most at risk of not making it to commencement ceremonies. The district's graduation rate of 77% for the 2013-14 school year was 12...
  • Five questions with Andrew Coy of the Digital Harbor Foundation

    Five questions with Andrew Coy of the Digital Harbor Foundation
    A few years ago, when Andrew Coy was a teacher at Digital Harbor High School, he offered his students a chance to learn Web design. He quickly realized those sorts of extracurricular activities were lacking, even at the tech-savvy institution in Federal...
  • Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries

    Utah Common Core test scores prompt Florida worries
    Utah students took their state's new Common Core tests this spring, and they struggled so badly that a majority of the schools could end up graded D or F. Despite the more than 2,000 miles that separate the two states, some fear the same thing might...
  • Most districts slam door on 'Bring Your Parents to School Day'

     Most districts slam door on 'Bring Your Parents to School Day'
    Monday is Illinois' first official "Bring Your Parents to School Day," but many school districts aren't participating in the new state law. "We have designed other ways to involve parents that we feel are more productive and successful than taking a...
  • Mailbag: Justice wasn't served in the death of my sister

    My precious sister, Debra, was killed by a motorist Aug. 27, 2013, while riding her bicycle in Newport Beach. The Orange County District Atty. filed vehicular manslaughter charges and the trial began Sept. 8 of this year. The prosecutor presented evidence...
  • Former Paul Taylor star Annmaria Mazzini returns to Allentown

    The Paul Taylor Dance Company is a pillar in the world of dance. Founder Paul Taylor pioneered modern dance and is one of the iconic choreographers of the 20th century, creating 140 dances since he started the company in 1954. Annmaria Mazzini was a...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Denny Douds, East Stroudsburg University's record-setting football coach

    Denny Douds has been East Stroudsburg University's head football coach for 41 years. The 63-year-old shows no sign of slowing down and continues to climb up the list of NCAA all-time leaders for wins and games coached. Among just five to coach football...