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  • UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year

    UC online applications available 3 months earlier this year
    Russia to the United States, character dancing to folk dancing, competitive ballroom to jazz, hip-hop and ballet — these are the themes that 16-year-old Annie Novikov hopes to weave into the life narrative she's writing for applications to the...
  • Lots of new things at Broward schools this year

    Lots of new things at Broward schools this year
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Broward County public schools this year, including eco-friendly buses, charter schools and extended hours. As an estimated 265,000 students return...
  • What's new in Palm Beach County schools

    What's new in Palm Beach County schools
    Summer fun is over, and school is back in session. But there are plenty of new and exciting things in Palm Beach County public schools this year, including GPS-equipped buses, charter schools and extended hours. An an estimated 183,000 students return...
  • Briefs: UCI thrower lauded

    UC Irvine standout thrower Itos Aikhionbare has been named 2013-14 All-Academic recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. Aikhionbare, a biological sciences major entering her senior year at UCI, finished 14th in the shot...
  • Brand-new teacher eager for first class

    Brand-new teacher eager for first class
    MINNEOLA — Today, Mrs. C will stand at the head of her very own classroom for the very first time. It's the first day of her first job as a schoolteacher, and Stephanie Casternopoulos is ready for her second-graders at Minneola Elementary...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • AP classes challenge the smart kids

    To the editor: Another indignant academic lambastes school curriculum and multiple-choice tests. What's the problem? More students are completing Advanced Placement classes — the horror! ("The Advanced Placement numbers racket," Op-Ed, Aug. 12)...
  • Geneva High School to eliminate class ranks

    Geneva High School to eliminate class ranks
    Seniors in Geneva High's Class of 2015 will be the last students to know their individual class rank, after a proposal to ditch the rankings was approved by the school board this week. Administrators came before the board earlier this summer...
  • District 303 adds lacrosse to its high school sports roster

    District 303 adds lacrosse to its high school sports roster
    The St. Charles School District 303 board has added lacrosse to the list of fully sanctioned high school activities. About 170 students already play the increasingly popular sport but currently do so on eight teams run by the St. Charles Lacrosse Club,...
  • Students scramble to complete summer homework

    Students scramble to complete summer homework
    A week before school started, Lauren Duffy had yet to tackle her summer homework. Still to do: solve 100 problems for calculus class, answer a packet of art-history questions and read "Madame Bovary," the 500-page French classic. "I haven't started...