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  • Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing

    Getting Up After Failing Is Life-Changing
    The most important day of my life was the day my legs could no longer support my own body weight. The lens that I saw my world through shattered. No longer was I an energetic, fully able young adult. Instead, I was 22, my muscles deteriorating rapidly...
  • D214 cuts food budget after rejecting federal money

    A suburban school district is cutting its food service budget after giving up nearly $1 million in aid by quitting the federal school lunch program. The Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214 approved its budget for the 2014-15...
  • Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools

    Orange expands use of 1-on-1 electronics in schools
    To prepare for a future with fewer printed textbooks, Orange County schools tested seven electronic devices last year by giving one to each student at seven schools. And so far, the Lenovo ThinkPad is in the lead. The laptop, which has been in use at...
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past

    Andrew teacher hopes to connect Chicago to its Abraham Lincoln past
    Andrew High School art teacher David Carroll is working to connect the City of Chicago with Abraham Lincoln. Carroll won a teacher's scholarship from the Lincoln Forum to attend the organization's annual symposium in Gettysburg in November. He plans...
  • Gibbons and Heritage among district rivals ranked in this week's state poll

    While anticipation for their Halloween showdown continues to build, Cardinal Gibbons and American Heritage remain not only the top teams in District 16, but also in the entire state in Class 5A. The latest Associated Press Florida High School Football...
  • East Penn schools chief says bus company performance is picking up

    East Penn schools chief says bus company performance is picking up
    Four weeks into the school year, East Penn Superintendent Michael Schilder says that while problems still exist with the district's new transportation provider, Student Transportation of America Inc., a turnaround in performance may be underway. At...
  • Deerfield Beach to expand high school debate program

    Deerfield Beach wants kids to argue with each other more. The city plans to expand the elementary and middle school debate program it started last year at the behest of Commissioner Ben Preston. Students from five elementary schools and two middle...
  • Seniors can learn to write life story

    Mary Ann Revell, an adjunct instructor at Lake-Sumter State College, will present "Write Your Life," a course designed for seniors who have little or no writing experience. The six-week course includes a variety of topics that examine one's life from...
  • Teachers Report Bullying Parents

    A second-grade teacher writes: "I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a 'mob mentality' for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond helicopter parenting to Apache Blackhawk parenting." That's the report,...
  • Sandra Nichols Is Glastonbury's Teacher Of The Year

    Sandra Nichols Is Glastonbury's Teacher Of The Year
    GLASTONBURY — For some, a job is punching a time card. For others, it's about the paycheck. For Sandra Nichols, Glastonbury's teacher of the year, her job is something else. "Teaching is my passion," said Nicholas, a science teacher at Smith Middle...