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  • Hampton City Schools administrator raises total $30,000

    Hampton City Schools administrator raises total $30,000
    HAMPTON — Several Hampton City Schools administrators quietly received about $30,000 in raises last month, according to documents received Tuesday by the Daily Press. The raises came after the school division made drastic cuts to balance its...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures

    We're Teaching To The Test — Not Students' Futures
    I'm worried that we're no longer teaching students how to think critically or to write well. Everything I'm hearing from teachers, students and parents suggests that, with the standardized testing epidemic sweeping through our nation's public schools,...
  • Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details

    Dist. 214 still finalizing teachers' contract details
    Township High School District 214 is still finalizing part of its teachers' contract nearly two months after approving a five-year deal to beat a state pension reform deadline. The holdup is due to a clause on voluntary retirement, according to Erin...
  • Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers

    Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers
    AVON — A student production this weekend of the musical, "Rent: School Edition," which chronicles the stuggles of young musicians and artists in New York City, will be dedicated to the memory of the AIDS researchers who died when a Malaysian...
  • Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School

    Ted Toomer, principal of Lyons Creek Middle School
      Q. As a school principal, what do you spend most of your day doing? The majority of my day is spent being a instructional leader. I spend time looking for ways to improve the teaching and learning at my school. I thoroughly enjoy meeting with...
  • Only 21 students took Chinese summer program

     Only 21 students took Chinese summer program
    Twenty-one students proudly graduated from a summer Chinese immersion program in Naperville Community Unit School District 203, but officials lamented that so few took advantage of the opportunity. This is the fifth year for the three-week Startalk...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Public Schools Destroying 2008 Special Education Files

    The Windsor Locks Public Schools Department of Special Services will be destroying Special Education files pursuant to State of Connecticut guidelines on students who graduated in 2008. Transcripts, however, will be retained for 50 years. The Windsor...
  • District 113 superintendent to step down early

    District 113 superintendent to step down early
    Township School District 113 Superintendent George Fornero will retire effective June 29, 2015 -- two years ahead of the scheduled termination of his contract. At a special meeting Monday night, the District 113 school board approved the resignation and...
  • Supreme Court should give this affirmative action case a pass

    Last week a federal appeals court ruled¬†— again — that the University of Texas at Austin didn’t violate the Constitution when it engaged in racial preferences in its admissions policies. This was Round 2 for Abigail Noel Fisher vs. the...
  • Pay raises for recent college grads far below average

    Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found. The study, released Monday, found that median earnings for recent...