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  • Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools

    Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools
    To prepare for a future with fewer printed textbooks, Orange County schools tested seven electronic devices last year by giving one to each student at seven schools. And so far, the Lenovo ThinkPad is in the lead. The laptop, which has been in use at...
  • Newport-Mesa schools give go-ahead to arts and sciences academies

    Signature Academies, which allow students to specialize in a specific subject from kindergarten through graduation, will begin to emerge at Newport-Mesa schools this year. However, officials said they have not fully vetted the idea of allowing...
  • 'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park

    'Midsummer' and acrobatics on tap at Lincoln Park
    Dozens converged on Lincoln Park in Burbank Saturday for an afternoon of bending acrobatics and the words of William Shakespeare. Many crowded on blankets or sat comfortably in chairs for a live performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," preceded by...
  • Exit exam scores hold steady in Burbank

    The percentage of students who passed the California High School Exit Exam in Burbank during the last school year remained largely unchanged from the year prior's rates, according to data released by state education officials. During the 2013-14...
  • Bret Harte principal takes job with county

    Students, teachers and staff at Bret Harte Elementary School will bid farewell to their principal, Sheari Taylor, at the end of this month because she has accepted a position at the Los Angeles County Office of Education. A principal for six years at...
  • James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students

    James Carlin: Longtime high-school teacher was big hit with students
    James N. "Doc" Carlin was a tall man with a bushy white beard and a booming voice that reached all the way to the back of his high-school classroom. And when he taught English literature, he held his students in rapt attention with his large presence...
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past

    Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past
    Andrew High School art teacher David Carroll is working to connect the City of Chicago with Abraham Lincoln. Carroll won a teacher's scholarship from the Lincoln Forum to attend the organization's annual symposium in Gettysburg in November. He plans...
  • Gibbons and Heritage among district rivals ranked in this week's state poll

    While anticipation for their Halloween showdown continues to build, Cardinal Gibbons and American Heritage remain not only the top teams in District 16, but also in the entire state in Class 5A. The latest Associated Press Florida High School Football...
  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Teachers Report Bullying Parents

    A second-grade teacher writes: "I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a 'mob mentality' for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond helicopter parenting to Apache Blackhawk parenting." That's the report,...