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  • Great Results, No Common Core

    It's clear that Connecticut doesn't need either the Common Core or the accompanying standardized tests. As stated in the editorial "Mr. Pryor Got A Lot Done" [Aug. 19], in 2014 Connecticut's 12th-graders ranked No. 1 in reading on the prestigious National...
  • Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training

    Hopkins medical school criticized for using pigs as part of training
    Using live pigs to train future doctors in surgery is unethical and unnecessary, members of a health and animal rights group said Thursday during a protest of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Physicians Committee for Responsible...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes
    Broadneck football coach Rob Harris took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge twice. He's not on Facebook and didn't have proof of the first dousing, so he had ice water poured over his head a second time. That didn't bother him. Harris would take a few more...
  • East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment

    On Aug. 13, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released the results of the 2014 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT). These assessments were administered in grades five, eight and 10 in...
  • Glendale PTA: Schools seek members as PTAs get started

    With classes into their second week, PTAs are gearing up for activities. Marc Perlman, president of the Wilson Middle School PTSA, has put a concerted effort on the importance of parents being a part of their children's education. Additionally,...
  • Boys' Basketball: Xavier Castellano named coach at Estancia

    Boys' Basketball: Xavier Castellano named coach at Estancia
    Xavier Castellano embarked on two new career paths on Wednesday. In the morning, he began his first day of teaching in the Orange Unified School District. Later that day, he became the boys' basketball coach at Estancia High. Castellano is going...
  • Chief of schools' new achievement office reaches out to set agenda, mend fences

    Chief of schools' new achievement office reaches out to set agenda, mend fences
    Anthony Alston was appointed by Anne Arundel County Public Schools to address achievement gaps among student groups. But the executive director of the system's new Office of Equity and Accelerated Student Achievement is also well aware of gaps that...
  • Get off message boards and join a real fraternity of college football fans

    Get off message boards and join a real fraternity of college football fans
    Steve Gunter is worried about college football fans. He's worried they are becoming so connected to their iPads and iPhones that they are becoming disconnected from each other. "We are creating a nation of loners," says Gunter, a member of the Orlando...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Kirsten Vose is News-Press Female Athlete of the Year once again
    If 2013 was a breakout season for Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy swimmer Kirsten Vose, then perhaps 2014 could be defined as a brand-building campaign. No longer was it a surprise for the junior to win Mission League individual and team titles or to...
  • NAHS' Parent-Teacher-Student Association accepting new members for 2014-15 school year

    New members are welcome to join the Northampton Area High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association, PTSA, for the 2014-15 school year. The cost of a membership is $6 and registration forms are available in the student handbook, according to the high...