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  • L.A. Unified survey finds little use of iPads' curriculum

     L.A. Unified survey finds little use of iPads' curriculum
    In the first formal evaluation of the troubled iPads-for-all project in Los Angeles schools, only one teacher out of 245 classrooms visited was using the costly online curriculum. The reason, according to the report, was related to the program's ambition,...
  • By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Eastbury School

    By The Numbers: Glastonbury's Eastbury School
    Each year, the state Department of Education releases data on public schools in the state. Each Thursday, we will look at the 2012/13 numbers for each of Glastonbury's nine schools from students eligible for free lunches to the number of students per...
  • Aces High begins new FIRST robotics season

    Aces High, the local high school FIRST robotics team consisting of students from Windsor Locks and Suffield high schools, has a long history of teamwork and wins against other schools in competitions. The robotics program has been running strong for 20...
  • Water Polo: Newport age-group girls back in NWPF

    They don't get the fanfare of the older high school girls. Many of them are just learning how to play the sport of water polo. But few would argue with Brian Melstrom that successful age-group players are a big part of a successful high school program,...
  • Vendetti Brothers, Both H.S. Coaches, Share Passion For Soccer

    Vendetti Brothers, Both H.S. Coaches, Share Passion For Soccer
    Mike Vendetti said he knew he wanted the coaching job at East Hartford the minute it became available two years ago, but he still had to call his brother. Marc Vendetti, the boys coach at Old Lyme, had always been the trailblazer in the Vendetti family....
  • Teachers, students adjust to new exams

    Glendale school officials said Tuesday that educators and students are adjusting to new computerized diagnostic tests that the majority of Glendale students have taken since the beginning of the school year. However, the test is taking longer than...
  • Lawsuit: Students allege racial discrimination in Bangor Area School District

    Lawsuit: Students allege racial discrimination in Bangor Area School District
    Three current and former Bangor Area School District students have filed a federal lawsuit alleging the district discriminated against them because they are black. The students claim that despite their repeated complaints that other students were...
  • The bad-old days at LAUSD

    The bad-old days at LAUSD
    At L.A. Unified, tensions are high and crisis is in the air. The relationship between Supt. John Deasy and the school board that oversees him is at what is perhaps an all-time low. Deasy is again muttering about quitting; others are grumbling that he...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Virtus Investment Partners Provides Backpacks To Grace Academy And Covenant Prep

    Grace Academy and Covenant Prep students were surprised with beautiful backpacks to begin the new school year, a gift from Virtus Investment Partners. Lands' End backpacks were donated to the 59 girls at Grace Academy and 50 boys at Covenant Prep...
  • Illness boosts call for shots

    At least one La Caņada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
  • Federal appeals court refuses to rehear challenge in US flag T-shirt case

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Rejecting free-speech arguments from parents, Republican lawmakers and conservative groups, a federal appeals court Wednesday refused to reconsider a ruling that found a Morgan Hill, Calif., high school had the legal right to order...