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  • Private college advisers expand their reach in South Florida

    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions helpers, such as essay editors, test prep specialists and application consultants. The...
  • Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida

    Private college counselors expand their reach in South Florida
    An increasingly complicated and expensive college admissions process has spawned a growing industry in South Florida: college advisers and ancillary admissions assistants, such as essay editors, application consultants and test prep specialists. The...
  • District 225 sets tentative dates for enrollment talks

    District 225 sets tentative dates for enrollment talks
    Glenbrook High School District 225 officials have set tentative dates for further discussion on a growing enrollment gap between Glenbrook South High School and Glenbrook North High School. Glenbrook South in Glenview is projected to reach its maximum...
  • State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles

     State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles
    Unless it's overturned on appeal, the Los Angeles Superior Court's June decision in Vergara vs. California making it much easier to fire teachers will hurt students if lawmakers, unions and other state education leaders don't move beyond its limited focus...
  • O.C. teacher opposed to cat dissections sues school district

    A former English teacher at Newport Harbor High School is suing Newport-Mesa Unified, alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses. Karen Coyne claims in her...
  • Difference in pledge, prayer, suicide, and boycott: Letters

    Difference in pledge, prayer Helene McCarthy's letter to the editor in the Sept. 13 Sentinel is well intentioned but misguided. There is a difference between expecting others to stand for and participate in prayer than in standing for the Pledge of...
  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon

    Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon
    She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine. "It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
  • Randall Cobb carries work ethic of parents with him

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. "I don't believe I've done enough." That's what Randall Cobb said at the start of Green Bay Packers training camp, standing an arm's reach away from teammate Jordy "I'll never spend it all anyway" Nelson after he got his big contract...
  • Salisbury High School seeks new assistant principal

    Salisbury Township School District accepted the resignation of Salisbury High School assistant principal William Dovico during Tuesday's board meeting. Dovico's resignation is effective Sept. 26. Mary Agnew, a social studies teacher, will leave the...
  • Robert Hart, Former Canton School Board Chairman, Dies At 92

    CANTON — Robert Delos Hart, who spent most of his life in town and served as chairman of the board of education, died Aug. 24. He was 92. Hart was born in Winsted in 1922 and spent the first decade of his life in Barkhamsted Hollow on a 300-acre...