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  • Getting Started: Young Americans average on personal finance knowledge

    When it comes to personal finance, a new survey shows high school students in the U.S. may not have the knowledge they need to manage money. The survey was part of the Programme for International Student Assessment, a test conducted every three years...
  • In great company on the Dieruff Hall of Fame wall

     
    Found out recently that my Hall of Fame plaque has been put up on the wall at Dieruff High School and I am in good company. Turns out my plaque is right underneath Andre Reed's. Reed, you might have heard, is going into another Hall of Fame this weekend....
  • California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

    California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes
    Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise. A lawsuit was filed in October in...
  • Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says

    Double dose of math helps kids in the short term, but benefits fade quickly, study says
    Students required to take two math classes as sixth graders -- because they did poorly on the FCAT math exam -- made gains initially but experienced a "fadeout" once they returned to a regular, one-math-class-a-year schedule, a new study has found. The...
  • 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...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • 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...
  • L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze

    L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze
    A charter school organization is scrambling to find an alternative location after a fire swept through the campus Tuesday. Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School served 600 students, but school was not in session and officials believe the structure...
  • 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...
  • Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement

    Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement
    Starting next year, students will face tougher requirements to graduate from Maryland's public high schools. The state school board voted Tuesday to replace the English and Algebra I High School Assessment — graduation requirements since 2009...
  • Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools

    Not everyone happy with longer day facing 33 schools
    Thirty three Central Florida elementary schools must extend their day by an hour when school starts next month, a plan some say will boost reading skills but others fear will leave young students sapped and overworked. The 33 schools — on campuses...