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  • Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas and Heritage-Plantation atop respective classes in preseason AP poll

    Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas and Heritage-Plantation atop respective classes in preseason AP poll
    Perennial powers Miramar, St. Thomas Aquinas and American Heritage-Plantation are ranked No. 1 in their respective classes in the AP Preseason Florida High School Football Poll released Wednesday. Miramar, which won 11 first-place votes, enters the...
  • Vice President Joe Biden Visits Goodwin College

    Vice President Joe Biden Visits Goodwin College
    EAST HARTFORD — Vice President Joe Biden arrived at Goodwin College early Wednesday afternoon to speak with administrators and students at the private school about the importance of skills-building in the workforce. He is there, in part, to...
  • Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds

    Americans dislike common core, doubt standardized testing helps schools, new poll finds
    Most Americans oppose Common Core academic standards -- which Florida and many other states have adopted for their public schools, according to a new poll released this morning. Americans also doubt standardized testing helps teachers do their jobs...
  • ACT scores: Florida's still lag the nation, but more students taking exam

    ACT scores: Florida's still lag the nation, but more students taking exam
    Florida's high school class of 2014 -- like the classes before it -- lagged the nation on ACT scores, showing many students were not well-prepared for college, according to ACT college-admissions results released this morning. Only 19 percent of...
  • Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email

    Seminole school staffers disciplined over tax signs, email
    The principal of Lyman High School and the chief financial officer of the Seminole school district are facing two-day suspensions for their roles in pushing for a penny-sales-tax initiative, which violated district policy. Five other staffers received...
  • Parkland High School gets a new assistant principal

    A veteran English teacher from the Bethlehem Area School District was chosen to be a new assistant principal at Parkland High School. Crystal N. George, who taught English at Freedom High School for 18 years, will replace Anthony Naradko as one of...
  • A UC system for Californians first

    To the editor: Ah, for the good-old days, when Californians understood the value of education for everyone. My husband and I, our son, our sisters, nieces and nephews all attended University of California schools in those glory days when Californians "got...
  • Kicked out of school for being pregnant, she gets diploma 50 years later

    SEATTLE Sandra Lantz was about four months away from graduation when high school in Bothell, Wash., when the shool's principal and vice principal took her aside. Despite her good grades, a promising intellect and extracurricular zeal, they wanted her...
  • Marcus Hayes: Taney's helping hand can relate to rush of success

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. The hope, of course, is that all of the Taney Dragons wind up like Julian McWilliams: TempleTough, PhillyProud and, now, a mentor for ace Mo'ne Davis and her teammates. The hope is that all of the Taney Dragons avoid the pitfalls of...
  • Real horrors captured on video intrigue teens

    WASECA, Minn. The website boasts a long menu of horrors captured on video: impalements, hangings, suicides. Click on "beheading," for instance, and after agreeing to continue through a warning about explicit content, viewers can watch masked men in a...
  • Middletown School Board To Seek Council Funding For More Teachers

    MIDDLETOWN — The board of education will seek funding from the common council for up to five additional teachers in order to reduce class sizes in elementary schools. Parents of students at Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday night to get...