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  • Board's decision to opt out of testing shakes education world

    Board's decision to opt out of testing shakes education world
    A Southwest Florida school board's historic vote this week to opt out from the state's standardized tests has prompted cheers, criticism and lots of questions. The Lee County School Board voted Wednesday to refuse immediately to take part in any state-...
  • Schools "on-track"

    The significant rise in Chicago Public Schools’ graduation rate stems from solid research, good data and instruction tailored to individual student needs. Researchers at the Urban Education Institute’s Consortium on Chicago School Research...
  • Letter: Giving thanks for birthday wishes

    Does everyone upon arriving to the age of 90, as I just have, receive more than 150 “Happy Birthday!” greeting cards, as I just have? This note may in some way serve as a “thank you” from Leon Wiskup, a high school teacher of...
  • Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget

    Students with emotional problems put squeeze on school budget
    The number of students needing special education due to emotional disabilities is trending up, which in turn is putting the squeeze on school budgets, said officials at New Trier High School. At the same time, the number of overall students needing...
  • Stormy weather, lightning delay Lake school buses

    Stormy weather, lightning delay Lake school buses
    Stormy weather and lightning prevented students at some schools in Leesburg and south Lake from boarding their bus to head home this afternoon for the long Labor Day weekend on time, causing a ripple effect of delays. District spokesman Chris Patton...
  • North Shore schools to add program for at-risk students

    North Shore schools to add program for at-risk students
    North Shore officials are hoping to soon launch a new education program that would provide vocational training to eligible students at Glenview's Wagner Farm. Called Alternative Learning Opportunity Program, it would offer horticulture and agriculture...
  • Most Lake Minneola high students now have iPads

    Most Lake Minneola high students now have iPads
    MINNEOLA — Most of the nearly 200 freshmen and new students at Lake Minneola High who started the school year without iPads have now received their devices, according to a district official. The iPads arrived Monday and were uploaded with all...
  • School starts with no budget, as fourth referendum planned

    Students are back in the classroom for the 2014-15 school year, but the Griswold public schools are operating without a budget in place. The latest installment in the ongoing education budget saga, the. town's fourth budget referendum this year, will...
  • Later school starts would have many consequences

    For years, Americans have seen proposals come and go on starting classes later for students in high schools and middle schools. In 1999, the California Legislature had a bill to delay school start times; it didn't pass. In 2005, Pittsburgh school...
  • Board of Education discusses school climate

    Superintendent Louise Berry, Ed.D, and board of education members discussed a wide range of topics in a meeting that went nearly three hours on Aug. 27. Superintendent Louise Berry, Ed.D, and board of education members discussed a wide range of topics in...
  • Wethersfield High Expected To Be Ready For Students, Construction Will Continue

    WETHERSFIELD -- Significant progress was made rehabilitating Wethersfield High School over the summer, and the building will be ready for students when classes resume Tuesday, officials said. "Overall, I've been pleased with the project,"...