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  • Students hit the road for summer driving school

    Students hit the road for summer driving school
    The student driver clicked on his seat belt, checked his mirrors and rolled down his windows so he could hear the instructor's words from outside. What he couldn't do was step on the gas. Tyrone Johnson, 17, had to maneuver his car around orange...
  • Teachers union sues over voucher bill

    TALLAHASSEE – Florida's teacher union sued Wednesday to block legislation passed this spring that expands the state's corporate school-voucher program. The law, called the Career and Professional Education Act, or SB 850, started as an act to...
  • Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time

    Darlene Moppert: Improving Broward County nutrition one lunch tray at a time
    Broward County Public Schools' program manager for nutrition education and training, Darlene Moppert, traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June to speak at a Congressional briefing about healthy school lunches. She was invited to the event to...
  • A new meaning for B&B

    A new meaning for B&B
    Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
  • Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science

    Nat'l Sailing Hall of Fame helps Arundel students practice nautical science
    The Dreambuilder was making slow progress. The 35-foot-long sailboat meandered in the waters off Annapolis on Wednesday as its teenage crew stood on deck and watched in dismay. “I don’t think I’ve ever gone so fast,” Tommy...
  • Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully

    Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully
    Returning to college as an adult can be a completely different experience from having attended right out of high school. Many have spouses, children, careers and a long list of responsibilities from paying the bills to grocery shopping and housekeeping...
  • Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests

    Keene's Crossing student gets perfect score on three FCAT tests
    Anthony Kravchenko, who just turned 11, is no stranger to high performance. As a fourth-grader, he got two perfect FCAT scores. This year, asĀ a fifth-grader at Keene's Crossing Elementary, he got perfect scores on three FCAT tests -- science, reading...
  • There are things to be said

    Last month I took part in a program run by Germany Closeup that brought together a group of Jewish-Americans and Germans for an extremely hectic nine days in Berlin. The program was co-sponsored by the American Jewish Committee and Allianz. I had the...
  • Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say

    Bathroom video, bullying led to teen's suicide, parents say
    A San Diego couple says their 14-year-old son committed suicide after a video taken of him allegedly masturbating in a school bathroom went viral and subjected him to constant teasing and bullying. In a $1-million claim filed against the San Diego...
  • Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida

    Yoga schools grow by leaps and bounds in Central Florida
    The students at Warrior One Power Yoga glide through their poses on brightly colored mats squeezed side by side in the narrow studio in Audubon Park. The Orlando business, which celebrated its first anniversary last month, has been so successful that...
  • Studying physics can give wayward teens a cause

    There's a great anecdote one often hears from professional dancers: As a kid, I could never sit still, they'll say. My teacher wanted to put me on Ritalin, but my parents put me in dance class. I think we ought to tell a similar story for a different...